3 doctors weighed in:

Will blowing your nose often cause nose/mouth cancer?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Blowing your nose does not cause cancer.

In brief: No

Blowing your nose does not cause cancer.
Dr. Scotty Bolding
Dr. Scotty Bolding
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

But try to be gentle, avoid injury and irritation, use humidifier, or saline spray to moisten the nose.

In brief: No

But try to be gentle, avoid injury and irritation, use humidifier, or saline spray to moisten the nose.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Never

No chance. See oral surgeon or ENT doc if you have any of these symptoms: Persistent mouth sore, persistent mouth pain, a lump or thickening in the cheek, a white/red patch on the gums, tongue, tonsil, or lining of the mouth, a sore throat, hoarseness or feeling that something is caught in the throat that does not go away, difficulty swallowing/chewing.

In brief: Never

No chance. See oral surgeon or ENT doc if you have any of these symptoms: Persistent mouth sore, persistent mouth pain, a lump or thickening in the cheek, a white/red patch on the gums, tongue, tonsil, or lining of the mouth, a sore throat, hoarseness or feeling that something is caught in the throat that does not go away, difficulty swallowing/chewing.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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