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Scared to quit ciggs cold turkey because of anxiety and don't know the withdrawals. i heard you can die from withdrawing in alcohol. will i be fine?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

Nicotine withdrawal while uncomfortable is not dangerous like alcohol withdrawal.

Answered May 6, 2016

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Dr. Cyma Khalily answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Cold turkey probably best and most "honest: way to quit smoking cigarettes. There are other aides however like the patch, gum, and also chantix. Cigarette withdrawal feels bad not dangerous like alcohol. Completely different. Good luck best decision that you can make.

Answered May 6, 2016

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