A 41-year-old member asked:
does hookah make you cough?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jack Mutnick answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Of course it does. Run into a burning building and take a deep breath....
Answered on Nov 20, 2015
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, it can: Per the Mayo Clinic: Per Dr. T Hays- " Hookah smoke contains high levels of toxic compounds, including tar, carbon monoxide, heavy metals & cancer-causing chemicals (carcinogens). In fact, hookah smokers are exposed to more carbon monoxide & smoke than are cigarette smokers." REF: https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/quit-smoking/expert-answers/hookah/faq-20057920.
Answered on Sep 20, 2019
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