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A 18-year-old male asked:

I started smoking at an age of 17 nd i gave up smoking two months ago at an age of 18 so i have smoked 2 cigaretes per day for 1yr.i have minor chest pain on left side that comes and goes so is it serious nd is there risk for me to get lungs cancer?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Smoking: Congratulations. The chest pain is not likely due to cancer after smoking 2 cigarettes per day for a year. Please don't go back to cigarette use - It is so bad for you.

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Last updated Sep 8, 2020

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