It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Dental Health Message Board

Worried!! years of using "spit tobacco"

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-19-2004, 10:35 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 24
BRC777 HB User
Talking Need Advice!! years of using "spit tobacco"

Hi, I have been using spit tobacco("snuff" "chewing tobacco") daily since I was 18. I am now 28. I recently quit for about a year and a half. Recent stressful situations have promted me to start back again. I have about three dips a day--(I used to dip about a can a day). I know that my gums have receeded some because of use.

I go to my dentist regularly and he does not know that I use snuff. He has never said that he saw any warning signs of cancer or anything. I know that it is not healthy. But I was wondering if anyone knew the chance of me contracting mouth cancer from the continued use of spit tobacco. Or if there is anyone who has or have used spit tobacco and have any information they would like to share.

There is not much on the internet about the subject. I mostly find articles about smoking. Everyone in my family dips so it is hard to get an objective opinion. Thanks to anyone who responds to this post. Thanks.


Last edited by BRC777; 08-20-2004 at 01:43 PM.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:15 PM.

2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!