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diarrhea after quitting smoking

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Nicotine: Stopping chronic nicotine use can definitely change your pattern of bm's leading to more sluggish bm's, but in your case you alternate sluggish with l ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Smoking addiction: Nicotine is addicting, withdrawal can cause anxiety or possibly trigger depression.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julie Stahl
33 years experience Psychiatry
Chantix or Wellbutri: Both Chantix and wellbutrin (bupropion) can be helpful in the cessation of smoking tobacco.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Woods
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Thinking/trying/stop: People tend to either be thinking about quitting, ready to try to quit, or just stopped and working hard at staying that way. There are great resource ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle King
26 years experience Psychiatry
Various ways.: Patches, gum, prescription medication such as Chantix, the “cold turkey” method, or a combination of these. It’s an individual choice. Whichever you ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Woods
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually early on: Everyone's different, but if you are totally tobacco free, the firstfewdays to weeks. If you're physically dependent (most are) then nicotine withdraw ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jill Earl
Dr. Jill Earl answered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Change behavior: The hardest part of quitting is the fact that you have strong behavioral rituals around the habit. Things like always smoking when driving or after a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
YES: You have to go through withdrawal and it can last a long time. Stick with it.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Work with your Docto: There are many ways to quit smoking from goig cold turkey to therapy to nicotine replacement and other drugs like zyban (bupropion) and chantix most ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Bell
22 years experience Family Medicine
Incentive & triggers: Behavior modification takes 28 days. Do the same thing every day for 28 days and by default you will have retrained your subconscious mind to do some ... Read More
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