If you dip twice a day will you get cancer - Doctor answers
Smokeless tobacco?: At least a couple of years. It can be quite fast; teens are getting these nowadays. Don't push your luck. And the longer you chew, the harder it will be to quit. Chewing is much less harmful overall than smoking it. But who wants to be an addict? Think about the people who love you. And who wants to kiss somebody who chews? ...Read more
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
Carcinogens: Carcinogens change the dna in the affected cells, causing them to grow uncontrollably. This occurs hit or miss each time the carcinogens are introduced. The more you use, the greater your chances, like playing the lottery, but not in a good way. The changes that take place can take years to manifest themselves. The sooner you quit the better your chances of staying cancer free. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Two questions does dip cause oral cancer? Also I did it for 4 years and I quit two years ago will I still get oral cancer?
Smokeless tobacco: Most definitely dip or snuff can cause oral cancer due to the carcinogens in the tobacco. Quitting was the best thing you did 4 years ago. Your chances of developing oral cancer are quite small at this point. Do make sure you are examined by a dentist or ENT surgeon to check you thoroughly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I guess it is: .....Possible although you would be more concerned about cancer of the lip or tongue, the areas in direct contact with it. Please, don't do it. It is risky and in my opinion a truly disgusting habit. Even if you don't get cancer, you can damage your teeth and gums, and kill your smile. ...Read more
I did dip tobacco (smokeless) for 5 years and I quit 3 years ago. Will I most likely get oral cancer even though I quit 3 years ago?
I did smokeless tobacco dip for 5 years. I quit in October 2012. Am I still likely to get oral cancer? I worry everyday since I quit.
I'm 17 old. I'm so afraid of getting cancer that sometimes I cant live normal life. I smoked 1 gigarette a day 8 months I have quit. Will I get cancer.
Anxiety: Your increase in risk for cancer from such a short exposure is minimal. Leave the cigarettes and smoking alone. Avoid radiation exposure, and get your cancer screenings when you are older. For now enjoy life and live healthy. Don't let anxiety about an unlikely distant event spoil today. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, esp. If continue: It would be very unusual for a 17 yo to develop cancer due to smoking, but every puff you take increases your risk and as you continue over time that risk will only increase. If you stop, over time your risk will return to normal. Why take any chances? Stop now as it will only get harder to stop over time. See http://www. Cdc. Gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/effects_cig_smoking/. ...Read more
No: These wavelengths won't mutate the dna (induce) or cause cells to overgrow (promote). The online claims that microwave cooking causes cancer are scaremongering and are obvious disinformation (discredited ideas about the nature of cancer and the processes of biochemistry) by people misrepresenting themselves as humanitarians and persecuted scientists. Don't let these people scare you. ...Read more
May be: Why do you smoke, knowing full well that it is not good for your health? Why take a chance? Tobacco acts synergistically with other carcinogens. Please quit asap. ...Read more
Increased risk.: Smoking significantly increases the risk for many major cancers. This risk soars with the quantity & years smoked. As a surgeon who removes bladders and kidneys due to smoking-related cancers, I strongly discourage anyone from smoking. But cancer arises from an incredibly complex interplay between genes & the environment, so it is usually not possible to predict who will necessarily get cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a student, and in the last three years, I am averaging less than 5 hours of sleep per day. Will I get cancer?
Inadequate sleep: Healthy adults are advised to have 7 hours of sleep daily. The lowest acceptable duration could be as low as 6 hours. If you have set your life to only get 5 hours, you are risking many ailments, including accidents while driving and also poor retention of the new information you are trying to learn as a student. The effect on Cancer is not clear cut...but that should be least of your concerns. ...Read more
How many dips of chewing tobacco a day would be reasonably safe in the aspect of not developing cancer?
While being on steroids-2.5mg, sazo-500mg (6/day), methotrexate-15mg, is it right to get a flareup of uc? My grandmother died of cervial cancer will I get
UC/cancer: You can still get a flare despite being on the meds listed. It depends on the severity and extent of your illness. It could have been worse probably if you were not taking these meds, though. Uc doesn't cause cervical cancer. We know today that this is caused by hp virus (human papiloma). It's a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more
Please tell me how long it takes for to get oral cancer if you smoke just a few cigarettes a day?
My cousin is 56 and has smoked 1-1.5 packs a day for 33 years. Very bad cough. Has gained alot of weight lately so I doubt cancer. Still get checked?
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