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  1. Hey man been diping for 3 years now just started seeing bumps on my cheeks u can’t see them but you can feel them as anyone else had this
    And bumps on back of toung that stays for a long time the dr sead he did not see anything That worryed him but I’m still skerd has anyone ever had anything like this

    1. Day 16

      I’m right there with you buddy.

      This constipation has been killing me the past 4 days it hit me out of nowhere. I was able to get a bowl movement with coffee and dulcolax. Buuuuuttt, I do not recommend the Dulcolax unless you really want to go because the cramps and stomach pain that come with it are just as a bad if not worse than the constipation.

      Right now Im trying coconut oil in green tea.
      I’ll let you know how it goes.

    2. Most natural way too deal with this constipation is coconut water. Have two coconuts in afternoon. Your system will be functioning smooth in 12 hrs

  2. I tried to quit two months ago, lasted 3 weeks. I tried to quit again 12 days ago. So far, so good. Far less side effects this time. But now, i am barely sleeping at all. I’ve heard this is normal. What are the reasons behind it? What can i do about this?

  3. Have not had a dip in two months but have been using the 2mg nicotine mints intertwined w/ dip (mints at home, dip at work) for four years. Just bought a can of Hooch today to give it a try. Going to attempt to rid myself of the mints as well.

    1. Jerry – My first suggestion would be to join our forum at http://forum.killthecan.org/

      We’ve got over 20,000 members that “get it” cause we’ve all been there before. It’s the best place on the web to get questions answered and the support you’ll need to get and stay quit for good.

  4. Hi I am I have been chewing since 8th grade I just graduated high school lately I have doing a can every two days can I get cancer if so how long and what can I do to stop

    1. Jerry – you absolutely can get cancer. On the other hand, you may never. But I’ll say this… why chance it? Do you like being a slave to a can?

    1. Cold Turkey my man, you don’t need substitute dip. It’s all in your mind. your body doesn’t need it. In my experience the fake stuff leads right back to the real stuff. Trust me.

  5. My husband is been a long time Chewer. However he is trying hard to quit. but i was wondering if he was to try the e cigarettes to help reduce the craving of no Nicotine. he has been useing the fake chew but he keeps going back becouse of stress at work. and the patches just dont seem to work for him

    1. Meg – the problem with e-cigs (amonng others) is that they contain nicotine. While they will certainly reduce the cravings of nicotine, the reason they “work” is that they’re giving him the nicotine he’s withdrawaling from. Unfortunately, every time he does that, he’s back to the start of his quit. While it sucks, cold turkey is in fact the quickest way to recovery. It takes the body 72 hours to get rid of all nicotine… but that’s only if there’s no nicotine reintroduced into the body. If he hasn’t yet, he should definitely join our quitter’s forum at http://forum.killthecan.org/ where there are over 18,000 members that “Get it” because we’ve all been there before. It’s the best place on the web to get answers and support from people who truly understand what he’s going through.

  6. I hope you can answer this. My spouse chews. He DOES NOT brush his teeth, but he does use LISTERINE daily (which he thinks is just as good or better than brushing). I have over and over again “preached” to him about this and he won’t have anything to do with it. I am repulsed by this. I almost hate to kiss him. I really get squeamish when he wants to kiss passionately. (Sorry to get personal, but I have to in order to pose my question to you) Can you tell me, if he has any mouth sores, the beginnings of mouth cancer, or other mouth “disorders” can he pass those on to me? I am a faithful brusher and do not use any forms of tobacco. Thank you for your reply.

    1. Hi Carrie – Thanks for reaching out! As far as I know there have been no studies done that show any sort of transmission of cancer via kissing, etc. There are other non-cancerous things that can be passed (cold sores, etc.) but when it specifically comes to cancer you shouldn’t have anything to worry about.

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