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A 31-year-old female asked:

If i sit every day with someone that exposes me to 3rd hand smoke (she smells heavily like smoke) will this harm my fetus in pregnancy? im 16 wks

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Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: You may be more sensitive to the odor because of the pregnancy but it will not have any effect on your baby.
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A 31-year-old female asked:

If I sit every day with someone that exposes me to 3rd hand smoke (she smells heavily like smoke) will this harm my fetus in pregnancy?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not good: With smoke exposed on clothes as opposed to air is not as bad but depends on the proximity and also the concentration. How harmful hard to tell but not as bad as 2nd hand but still not doing either you or baby any good.
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Last updated Mar 9, 2019

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