Do I get mouth cancer from dipping tobacco?

Most likely. Follow the below link for more information i can provide in this small space : http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/factsheet/tobacco/smokeless.

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Do you get mouth cancer from dipping tobacco?

Increases risk. Oral cancer has several risk factors, the use of "dip" or "snuff" being just one. It is possible for someone to develop oral cancer who has never used oral tobacco products. It is important to have a regular screening, which most dentists do every six months, for any signs that you may be developing oral cancer or have a predilection for oral cancers. Read more...
Better chance. Tobacco usage in any form increases your chances for mouth cancer by exposing your tissues to hundreds of toxic chemicals proven to cause cancer. Why take the risk? Stop all forms of tobacco use and enjoy life! Read more...

I'm going to quit dipping tobacco but is it too late to prevent mouth cancer?

Nope. Never too late to stop tobacco products. If you did it for many years, you should make sure your dentist or family doc does regular checkups. Read more...
Never too late. But just because you stop does not mean that damage has not been done. Carcinogens sometimes take years to manefest their harm. Have yourself examined routinely by your dentist for any soft tissue changes. Read more...
No. Stop, risk will decrease to no risk from dipping. 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. Read more...

I chewed tobacco only a few times in my whole life. Am I going to get mouth cancer?

Probably not. This usually takes a long time to devolop. Patients usually present ove age 50. Alcohol and tobacco use (also smokeless) are risk factors. This usually presenta as a nonhealing ulcer that can be painful. I would advise stopping tobacco use from now on. Read more...
Prob Not from tobacc. Probably not from chewing tobacco. However if you also have other risk factors- i.e. ( betel nut chewing, alcohol, viral infection such as hpv, hiv; poor dental hygiene/periodontal disease etc ) then, the risk for you to develop mouth cancers-remains there. Consider to stop chewing tobacco, and if you also drink alcohol -please try to quit as well. Read more...
Not likely. Use of tobacco, including smoking, alcohol, and hpv infection are major factors in the etiology of mouth cancer, and occurrence is dependent on genetic susceptibility. Use of chewing tobacco a few times is not likely to materially increase your risk of oral cancer. Read more...
Unlikely. Statistically very unlkely. 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. Read more...

I only chewed tobacco 10 times in my whole entire life. Could I still get mouth cancer?

Rare. Tobacco in any of its forms is the usual antecedent to mouth cancer. The exposure you have had is trivial and will not increase your risk. You still could get it as there are a few who have that happen despite no tobacco in their lives. Read more...
Not likely. Ten episodes of chewing tobacco are not likely to increase your risk of mouth cancer over your background risk. There are other causes of mouth cancer; alcohol, and hpv infection being two prominent ones. Read more...