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Does smoking right after eating increase the risk of mouth cancer?

Does smoking right after eating increase the risk of mouth cancer?

Smoking & cancer: Smoking- anytime, anywhere or after any activities- will increase your risk to develop many cancers- including lung cancer, bladder cancer, head and neck cancer, esophageal cancer etc. It is the cigarette, the amount of cigarettes that you use and how long you have exposed to it that is important, and not the activity that you do before /after/during the smoking. Please consider to quit smoking. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What are tests for mouth cancer? Could I get it from smoking and sex?

What are tests for mouth cancer? Could I get it from smoking and sex?

A careful oral exam: The most effective tests for mouth cancer are good lighting, perceptive eyes, sensitive fingers, and proper training. When these tools detect a tissue abnormality, a biopsy can distinguish cancerous from benign lesions. Tobacco is well known to promote cancer. Sex is a more controversial risk factor, but some strains of sexually transmitted human papilloma virus are also thought to confer risk. ...Read more

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Hi, um I have been smoking for about 2-8 weeks now and there's something inside my mouth im not to sure what it is. I think i might have mouth cancer ?

Hi, um I have been smoking for about 2-8 weeks now and there's something inside my mouth im not to sure what it is. I think i might have mouth cancer ?

Maybe not: The chances that you have developed cancer after only 2-8 weeks of smoking are slim. The best thing to do would be to get to your dentist for an examination and determine what is exactly in your mouth. If necessary, the dentist can take a biopsy of the lesion and see what it is and if it is indeed cancer. However, unless you have some other cancer-causing habit, it most likely isn't cancer. ...Read more

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Can you get a mouth cancer from smoking just a few cigarette?

Can you get a mouth cancer from smoking just a few cigarette?

Probably not: Smoking just a few cigarettes in a lifetime should not increase head and neck cancer risk appreciably. Smoking a few cigarettes a day, however, certainly will. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting mouth cancer from smoking?

Moderate risk: Tobacco use increases your chances of mouth cancer six-fold than if you don't use tobacco. However there are many other factors to consider to calculate your specific risk. Genetics, alcohol use, age, hpv status and others. ...Read more

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Can chewing the skin on the inside of your mouth and cheeks and smoking cause mouth cancer?

Can chewing the skin on the inside of your mouth and cheeks and smoking cause mouth cancer?

Cancer risks: Smoking and drinking alcohol are known to be oral cancer risks. In over 40 years of dental practice I have never seen cheek biting lead to cancer. Combining risks (smoking and cheek biting) together may increase the risk. Why take a chance with your life, stop smoking before it's too late. ...Read more

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Does chewing the skin on the inside of your mouth and cheeks and smoking cause mouth cancer?

Does chewing the skin on the inside of your mouth and cheeks and smoking cause mouth cancer?

Possibly.: Persistent cheek biting and especially smoking can cause white (leukoplakic) lesions in the area, that are predisposed to turning into cancerous lesions. It is important to break both habits soon. ...Read more

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What are some actions that increase the risk of mouth cancer?

Alcohol & Tobacco: Although a family history of cancer is very important, tobacco (smoking, snuff and chewing tobacco) and excessive use of alcohol are known risk factors. However, when you use both the risk factor increases exponentially. ...Read more

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What are some things that increase the chances of getting mouth cancer?

Several: Oral sex, has become a major cause, due to the hpv virus. Hpv has been spreading oral cancer much more rapidly than in years past. Multiple sex partners has been shown to expand the incidence of probability exponentially. Heavy smoking, heavy drinking and an unhealthy lifestyle are also contributors. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Mouth Cancer (Definition)

Cancer or the mouth or oral cancer. See an oral surgeon or ...Read more