A 38-year-old member asked:

Can you die from smoking just one time?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Smoking 1 cigarette: Will not kill you unless it leads to addictive tobacco use. That would be a different story.
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A 23-year-old female asked:

Can some one just die ?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kevin Olson
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Yes, although it is very rare. There is usually some underlying medical condition that they may or may not be aware of, things like problems with the heart, brain, lungs, etc can suddenly kill someone. If you are concerned about your health, please follow up with your physician; if you are grieving the loss of someone, your physician may be able to help get you in touch with a counselor.
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