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A 27-year-old female asked:

Im a smoker & trying to quit. i was thinkin about trying nicorette (nicotine gum), (nicotine gum) seeing as how i have wellcare medicaid, i can get nicorette (nicotine gum) free. good idea or not?

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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology 32 years experience
GREAT IDEA!: You're certainly on the right track! quitting smoking is a terrific idea. Speak with your doctor about whether the gum is recommended for you. For some people the gum reduces withdrawal symptoms, including nicotine craving. So, it might be a good idea for you as you are getting through the beginning phase of quitting cigarettes and improving your health. Make a plan and go!
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