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is vapor bad

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Yes: It may be that they are less bad for your health than smoking tobacco, but that is not to say that they are harmless. The vapor from electronic contr ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Per the Mayo Clinic: Per Dr. T Hays- " Hookah smoke contains high levels of toxic compounds, including tar, carbon monoxide, heavy metals & cance ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends on you: Not unless it triggers cough or other respiratory compromise.
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not necessarily: If your lungs are not particularly sensitive to the strong smell and chemicals of vick's vapor rub, then it should be fine if you have emphysema. The ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Myths: Have you really bought into the myth that bottled waters are different than tap water? Water is water.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help: E-cigs may be particularly appealing to kids and may encourage nicotine addiction among young people. And while manufacturers of the e-cigarette claim ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
We don't know: It was not randomized control trail conducted to support safety, benefits and efficacy of e-cigarettes. The jury is out there.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Inhaling substances into the airways acts as a respiratory irritant.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Non-nice vapor pens: The current data suggests that these contain many things that are not likely good for one over time. It took us 100 years to learn that smoking tobacc ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Skin: We often do not use the words 'bad' or 'good' when describing health. But, there would be no normal or therapeutic reason for one to put vapo rub on o ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I'd avoid it: Vicks is an aromatic rub that some find pleasing during respiratory illness.I find that the aroma causes increasing nasal congestion in infants and do ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
44 years experience Internal Medicine
We do not know: The problem with vapor smoking is the unregulated production of the liquid cartridge. The bottom line is that you really do not know what is in the va ... Read More
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