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A 17-year-old female asked:

I'm having a sharp pain below my left collar bone. there's a pressure in my head and i'm dizzy. i'm a 17 year old girl who smokes and takes bc pills.

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Dr. Asha Kamnani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Calm: Yes, smoking and birth control pills are associated with increased stroke and blood clot risk. However, it is still uncommon. Please see your doctor and get checked. This is a good moment to consider to quit smoking. Good Luck.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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