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?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
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.
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.
Last updated Aug 18, 2013
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