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A 19-year-old male asked:

does smoke inhalation cause symptoms similar to those of your sinuses draining? like chest congestion, stuffy nose, yellow/greenish mucus? asthma?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Possibly: Are you talking about fire smoke or tobacco smoke? Fire smoke can put soot into your lungs , cause clogging asthma like symptoms and can be life threatening. Tobacco smoke inhalation is more of a lesser irritation affecting each person differently but all of the symptoms you mentioned are possible including itchy eyes, sore throat, cough and others.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
It can: Second hand smoke can cause symptoms of sinusitis and the rest of those described. It can trigger asthma as well.

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Last updated Aug 18, 2013

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