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A 32-year-old male asked:

Would intestinal immunity be weakened by smoking cigarettes and/or chewing tobacco? what, specifically, happens? iga deficiency? permeability?

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Dr. Andrew Doe
Radiology - Interventional 21 years experience
Yes: Nicotine stops the cilia (little hairs that line your airways and gut) to stop moving.
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