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I know smoking can be a cause of copd, so I am curious if chewing tobacco can as well?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: May not

Chewing tobacco may not cause COPD but it has as many disadvantages like oral cancers, laryngeal cancers etc.

In brief: May not

Chewing tobacco may not cause COPD but it has as many disadvantages like oral cancers, laryngeal cancers etc.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: No

Chewing tobacco is related to oral cancer - since it is not smoked/inhaled it doesnt increase the riskof develoing emphysema/copd.

In brief: No

Chewing tobacco is related to oral cancer - since it is not smoked/inhaled it doesnt increase the riskof develoing emphysema/copd.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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