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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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
Can daily cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption increase the liklihood of getting cancer when there is no family history of cancer?
Yes, of course: Any smoking increases the likelihood of cancer. Smoking means purposely breathing in toxic chemicals, over and over... and that's a bad thing. Unfortunately, smoking is extremely addictive and is a good money-maker for the companies that grow, manufacture, ship, and sell tobacco products. ...Read more
How does smoking cigarettes increase the risk of bladder cancer, since the smoke never gets to the bladder?
Yes: Yes. Smoking is clearly a risk factor for bladder cancer (and also a certain type of kidney cancer). The reason this occurs is that we believe that the metabolites are degraded and pass through the urinary tract and through prolonged exposure to these carcinogens, the cells undergo malignant changes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible but ????: The major risk factor for vaginal cancer is hpv or human papillomavirus infection. One case study showed double the risk for adenocarcinoma of the vagina in smokers, but other studies have not found this association. However, so many other cancers (mouth, lips, tongue, throat, esophagus, breast, bladder) are associated that there is every reason to quit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Soda: It does not do this.Get a more detailed answer ›
Greatly. Both: To the smoker and those inhaling the sidestream smoke. It has carcinogens. It causes >90% lung cancer, associated with h&n, pancreas, bladder cancer. Also destructive lung disease and heard and vascular disease. Epidemiologists claim smoking to age 35 will cause death in 50% of those exercising the freedom to smoke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Some studies suggest a link between an increased consumption of alcohol and colorectal cancer. A study analyzing the korean population showed a higher rate of colon cancer in people who consumed alcohol regularly. In a north carolina study the opposite appeared to be true - alcohol consumption seemed to decrease the rate of colon cancer. Basically, there there is no strong evidence either way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can spitting frequently while smoking a cigar (non-inhaling) significantly decrease the amount of nicotine that diffuses through my mouth ?
Not Exactly: It does make diabetes harder to treat. I know of no demonstrated proof of cause & effect (smoking being a direct cause of diabetes) but it certainly can cause someone to need more medication or even Insulin when they could control the diabetes other ways. It is not good for dibetics to smoke. If you need help, you md or dentist can help you devise a plan to stop smoking if you are ready. ...Read more
No: Smoking does not increase the risk of mesothelioma. Asbestos exposure does. However, smoking increases the risk of several other types of lung cancer and being exposed to asbestos too drastically increases this risk. So, asbestos exposure increases mesothelioma but smoking +/- asbestos increases virtually all other types of lung cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: I do not think so.Get a more detailed answer ›
Oral Cancer: Even using chewing tobacco occasionally increases your risk for oral cancer. It can also cause periodontal disease, stained teeth, bad breath, altered taste and dry mouth, which can lead to increased tooth decay. Don, t use this product is you wish to stay healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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