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Can Chewing Gum Cause Cancer
Most commercially available chewing gum contains a sugary sweetener that breaks down into acid which can contribute to tooth decay and gum disease. Sugar-free chewing gum is better, but the best option is chewing gum with xylitol, a naturally-occuring wood sugar that bacteria can't digest. This not only stimulates salivary flow to neutralize acids but it also ...Read more
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Ive had this feeling for 2 weeks. Its like there is sticky chewing gum stuck in my thoart. Could it be cancer? Its on my left side. Can u help?
Throat: Could be not drinking enough fluids of a sign of silent acid relux or LPR. See an ENT doctor to check it out. ...Read more
Theorectically: http://www.livestrong.com/article/521229-harmful-effects-of-eating-sugarless-gum-everyday/ in general, artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes are not healthy. Of course gum with sugar is obviously bad for you. Gum pollutes. Consider this alternative (although I do not endorse chewing gum) : http://www.Snack-girl.Com/snack/aspartame-free-gum/. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it true biting your cheeks cause mouth cancer? I do it on accident couple times when chewing gums because of my.Back molars
No.: Mouth cancer is caused most by alcohol and tobacco use, including smoking and chewing/smokeless tobacco. This usually presents by 50 years of age, and in the form of non-healing ulcers that can be painful. Teenagers might get it if they are particularly susceptable and do a lot of smoking, drinking alcohol, and chewing tobacco. Biting your cheeks should be discouraged, but it does not do this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Metal gum: Not the lockjaw process you get from tetanus. If chewing gum causes you jaw claudication, you need to see a ENT or maxillofacial specialist. On the other hand and as a fellow gum chewer, switch brands, get the softest, sugarless gum you can. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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