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cigarette smoking effects on the body

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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
1 week: You need to stop smoking as this is never a good choice. But for practical purposes you need to remain 1 week at minimum without smoking.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Can't say: “When someone stops using tobacco and nicotine products, it can take more than two weeks for the blood level of cotinine to drop to the level that a n ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
11 years experience General Practice
So many!: Checkout thetruth.Com or, if you like your facts straight up without the razzle dazzle: http://www.Cdc.Gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/he ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Stop Smoking: First, will any of the reasons inspire you to stop smoking? Second there are a thousand and that would take a whole book length essay to teach you ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
In my opinion (only): Cigarette smoking is RISKY..Heart Disease (nicotine) and CANCER (tars etc) VAPING is only the nicotine (IE STILL RISKY behavior! Again My Opinion O ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Both are risky: E cigarettes don't produce tar or carbon monoxide like smoking does. E- cigarettes may contain volatile organic compounds, heavy metals (like lead, t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Galli
27 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Many answers to this: First bad breath and dentition. Then the higher the risk of oral cancer. Then the possiblity of having COPD and of course cancer. Most of these thing ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Smoking: Better still, quit smoking and stay active.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Not really: One of the harmful effects of smoking is increasing risk of heart disease, making it more likely for your heart blood vessels to be blocked/atheroscle ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Kirschner
40 years experience General Practice
Yes: The real difference is the type of cancers. Cigars don't have filters, and cigar smokers tend to hold the smoke in their mouths and throat rather tha ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
18 years experience Family Medicine
A longer life: Withdrawal symptoms from cigarettes usually last 7-10 days. Quitting can cause anxiety, hunger, insomnia and a longer life. **.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Too many to count: Irritable lungs, worsen asthma, can worsen chronic ear disease, affect cilia function making one more vulnerable to respiratory infections like pneumo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Cigarette smoke: Since cigarette smoking has lung damage and causes cancer it should be considered a legal drug.

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