A 50-year-old member asked:
What negative health consequences are associated with smoking cigarettes for young female teens?
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Pediatrics 37 years experience
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Same as anyone else: Smoking side effects are the same in all human beings, male or female, old or young. They build up over time and are related to how long and how much you smoke. Cough, increased mucus, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, heart and other vascular disease (arteriosclerosis), head and neck cancer and lung cancer. Also bad breath, discolored skin, nails, lips, premature aging of skin with wrinkles.
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Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Many: Everyone is at risk of many problems related to cigarette smoking. It can affect your lungs (pneumonia), your heart (abnormal rhythm), and increase your risk of cancer. If you're on birth control, it increases your risk of getting blood clots. If you get pregnant, it can cause many dangerous problems for your pregnancy. If you are struggling to quit smoking, talk to a provider.
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Last updated Apr 8, 2019
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