for longer than supposed too, like years? I just can't get off it i need the nicotine... help
Although mouth sores is not a known side effect of Nicorette gum, it is highly likely to be the cause. Or if not the cause then it may have aggravated the condition ... if you got a small one, chewing gum must have made it bad or worse. The best thing would be to stop chewing gum and let the sores/ulcers heal and then use gum again if you really want .l..but if you can give it up after that then it'll be great.
Mouth sores are well known as a side effect--it seems to get better with time--try to cut down when you have sores--I've been chewing for 6 years and can't get off--it is very expensive--I've lost several teeth, but no one knows for sure if that's related. Nicotine does constrict blood vessels and is not good for the gums or heart. There is not a lot of information out there.
Yes, it gives me painful annoying tongue sores. Thinking about switching to the patch or just quitting altogether.
Recently I frequently had tingly tongue and mouth swelling. (once a month, each time last for 5-7 days. ) I believe it is cause by long time chewing the nicotine gum. After chewing for 2-3 years and recently symptoms are quite frequent. I have to quit everything now. First I thought was germ infection by sharing the toothpaste or got it from food allergy but I realize after eliminate all the possible factors and I still got it recently. Then I realize that nicotine might already done some damage. I think my mouth actually got thinner or the layer of protection has been destroyed by nicotine. You all better quit it, it is a bad stuff! they don’t warn the users enough. Quit smoking and relies on this is not the solution. Seek God, seek help. God bless you!
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