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A 33-year-old female asked:

my boy friend smoke and dose not drink water what can happen long run?

4 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Overdose: Overdose is always a danger when using recreational drugs.
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Cigarettes: Many doctors would have little to do with their time if people stopped all their bad habits. Besides smelling awful, smokers are at risk of copd, cancer, heart disease, and other conditions, including the possibility that they will help make their most treasured organ limp. Food will taste much better if they stop smoking, and maybe he will drink more water.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Many things!: Copd, emphysema, lung cancer, heart disease, impotence. And what is replacing water? And second hand smoke is unhealthy for you!
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Lung cancer, COPD: COPD = chronic obstructive airway disease or emphysema. In addition will be more prone to bronchitis, chronic cough, cancer heart disease, hypertension, bladder cancer. His clothes will smell of tobacco & those around him will be exposed to second hand smoke, especially bad for babies & young children.

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