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Does smoking cigarettes make you have to urinate more often

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
Unlikely: Smoking cigarettes is a risk factor for bladder cancer. It should not make you urinate more often. However, the breakdown products of smoking can caus... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine 36 years experience
Possibly: Nicotine makes you more likely to poop. Its effects on urination hasn't not been as well described but i would not be surprised.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: I hope you are not a tobacco user at age 17. Urine or blood can be tested for cotinine.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes: Tobacco consumption in any form can be detected by testing, blood, urine and oral fluid. Tobacco consumption in any form will cause cancer, heart dise... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
57 years experience
Very Variable: If you quit smoking, your tissues can quickly recover from the damage especially if you have been eating foods with lots of antioxidants like red, ora... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Urine nicotine: Data show that urine can still test positive for 10 to 15 days, and even 20 days in some. Urine can test positive for 20-25 days for cotinine.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No nicotine: If you did not take any nicotine, either by smoking, chewing, gum or patches, you should pass the test. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh ve... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Yes it can: Yes it can 1 can age your appearance 2affect your skin in form of wrinkles 3it uses up vitc that is needed for healthy skin. 4lines, wrinkles, sun... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
Has it occurred to: you to stop smoking? Nicotine can produce a lot of nausea, and if you have increased your smoking - either the number of cigarettes, or smoking highe... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
Good question: But what is the point of using any mood-altering drug. Altering mood, obviously. People initiate smoking because its "cool, " hip and with-it, and s... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Harmful: Quit now and enjoy better health forever.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: The damage is probably minor and not detectable yet. Would suggest quitting now before the damage adds up to cause permanent problems.
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