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A 32-year-old female asked:

My husband smokes e-cigarettes. are my children and i at risk for second hand smoke?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not really: The material expelled from a e cigarette does not contain the toxic ash expelled from the regular ones. That said, e cigarettes promote the same "cool factor " myth about smoking and if kids find and eat/use the product, can result in significant toxic events.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

What problems are caused by cigarette second hand smoke ?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Same as smoking.: The risks may be lower, but they're the same as smoking. Heart disease. Lung cancer. Emphysema. The list goes on.
Last updated Jun 15, 2016

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