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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Very bad, and...: Smoking is completely unnecessary. If nobody on planet Earth purposely inhales smoke or vapors of any kind, we would all still be just fine... and a l ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Taj Jiva
Dr. Taj Jiva answered
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
Smoking is bad.: It causes chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and lung cancer, besides possibility of mouth and esophageal cancer. It contributes to poor healing, foul odo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Ways to quit: Smoking is a very difficult habit and addiction to quit. Average number of tries is seven. Use a nicotine patch or puffer instead of cigarettes, but w ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience in General Practice
Good idea: Set a stop date and find a support group..Ask your family doc about pharmacological assistance if necessary. This is a very good decision on your par ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Keep at it!: I have suggestions at www.Opas.Us/handouts. Keep at it, ask for help, and nicotine replacement therapy often quite helpful.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Stop or Gradual Stop: A visit to one's doctor can help, especially if the doctor knows of successful smoking cessation methods, medications, and programs, all of which may ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Set a quit date and: Deal with it in many ways. Nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, lozenges, inhalers) are effective and safe, zyban (bupropion) is also effective ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience in Addiction Medicine
It depends: Depends on a number of variables: what? How much? How long? And of course it is more dangerous for patients with lung disease or a strong family h ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
16 years experience in Neonatology
??: Smoking causes iugr. Iugr indirectly may be associated with GI issues.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
Discuss c Pharmacy: There are patches, gums and electronic cigarrettes available. Ask the phatmacist if you require a prescription. Chatntix is probably the best in the m ... Read More
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