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Tobacco and lung cancer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung Cancer
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User :   hey
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   so i have dipped for about 3 years now
User :   and i was wondering if you can get cancer from it that soon
Doctor :  
may i know your age?
User :   20
Doctor :  
Do you have any symptoms?
Doctor :   Dipped???
User :   spitless tobacco
User :   or chew tobacco
User :   like skoal
Doctor :  
Do you have any symptoms
Doctor :  
Tobacco in any form can cause cancer
Doctor :  
it is know to cause many cancer which includes oral cancer, stomach and lung cancer
User :   that quickly?
User :   only three years?
Doctor :  
it is known to cause many more
Doctor :  
It takes some time though
Doctor :  
The exact duration is not known''
User :   mostly whats XXXXXXXX bothering me is i have a huge buildup of mucus in my throat
User :   making it hard to swallow
User :   and ive had a cough for several months
Doctor :  
Chances increases with the duration of time exposure.
Doctor :  
How often is your cough?
Doctor :  
is it present through out the day or only at night?

Doctor :  
Do you produce sputum with the cough?
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