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back pain after quitting smoking

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Related?!!: Your chest and backache need to be investigated . Quitting smoking in my humble opinion does not have side effects beyond temporary weight gain and s ... Read More
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Dr. Marc Hirsch
52 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, it can be.: Chest and back pain are common effects of smoking and they can occur in withdrawal. Stay alert. Don't believe that starting smoking again will end the ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Nicotine withdrawal: Your back pain and chest pain are not from nicotine withdrawal or quitting smoking. You need check up.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure of this: unusual symptom, but when you are dragging on a cigarette I would imagine you would have to use your lung/ mediastinal muscles. A blood clot in the l ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Smoking: It is a good way to start. It is hard to say whether permanent damage to your vessels has already occurred but there is only one way to find out. It w ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends on cause: Many cases of decreased sexual potency, erectile dysfunction, anorgasmia and decreased libido, in both men and women, are caused by smoking's vascular ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Testing fluid: Usually urine and oral fluid are tested, rather than blood as the metabolite of nicotine is detectable in urine for a week after last exposure. Two we ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
39 years experience Bariatrics
Don't worry: It has nothing to do with your diagnosis it may be simple muscle pull. Local heat and Bengay or similar and taking Aleve (naproxen) 500mg 2xaday after ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Ibuprofen: That occasionally happens with smoking or right after quitting. You may have had some inflammation, an infection, or fluid behind your lung. It should ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Congratulations: So glad to hear that you are smoke free! the back pain is not likely related, especially since you are not coughing. Please get checked by a doc. D ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
Get checked: The most common reasons for a bitter taste include periodontal disease, tonsil associated infection, heavy metal toxicity, and GI issues. So get chec ... Read More

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