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How safe electronic cigarettes are?

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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

There are many different brands on the market now; assuming they are only water and nicotine as advertised then they are very safe and certainly safer than tobacco leaf. With most of these you can wean the nicotine down gradually and get off of them as well.

Answered Sep 22, 2016

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

E- cigarettes may contain nicotine, volatile organic compounds, heavy metals (like lead, tin & nickel), ultrafine particles (which may be drawn deep into lungs, diacetyl and Nicotine which is addictive. REF: https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/

Answered Aug 22, 2019

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