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Smokeless Tobacco : Warning Signs

WebMD Feature

Feb. 21, 2000 (San Francisco) -- If you use smokeless tobacco, you should see a doctor immediately upon experiencing any of these symptoms, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology:

  • A sore in your mouth that bleeds easily and doesn't heal
  • A lump or thickening anywhere in the mouth or neck
  • Any soreness or swelling in your mouth that doesn't go away
  • A red or white patch in your mouth that doesn't go away
  • Difficulty chewing, swallowing, or moving your tongue or jaw

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