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Could COPD be a result of smokeless tobacco?

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: No

Smokeless tobacco is chewing tobacco and snuff.
It causes oral cancer, nicotine addiction, and reproductive health problems. It is not known to cause copd.

In brief: No

Smokeless tobacco is chewing tobacco and snuff.
It causes oral cancer, nicotine addiction, and reproductive health problems. It is not known to cause copd.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Rada Ivanov
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: No

If you refer to chewing tobacco, then no.
COPD is caused by inhaled substances - tobacco, occupational, war etc, or genetic reasons. Smokeless tobacco is not without risks either - it can give you cancer etc.

In brief: No

If you refer to chewing tobacco, then no.
COPD is caused by inhaled substances - tobacco, occupational, war etc, or genetic reasons. Smokeless tobacco is not without risks either - it can give you cancer etc.
Dr. Rada Ivanov
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