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Are hookahs better or worse than cigars?

Are hookahs better or worse than cigars?

Similar: I don't know the exact conersion of hookahs to cigars. For 1 hour use of a hookhah it is the same as smoking an entire pack of cigarettes. Best to stay away from this as i suspect cancer risk may be the same or worse than standard tobacco. ...Read more

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Is it worse to smoke a cigar than a cigarette?

Is it worse to smoke a cigar than a cigarette?

Both are bad.: Both can lead to heart disease and cancer, so it is hard to say which is worse. However i don't think you want to try and find out, so it is best to avoid both. Cigarette smoking may cause more death, but more people smoke them than cigars, and cigar smoking can result in particularly disfiguring cancer of the mouth, etc., and both can result in heart disease, so both are bad. ...Read more

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Is smoking a cigar worse than smoking a cigarette?

Is smoking a cigar worse than smoking a cigarette?

Not worse but as bad: Cigar smoke is just as toxic as cigarette smoke. Comparative toxicity is related to quantity smoked, but some cigars contain as much tobacco as a whole pack of cigarettes! while cigar smoke is not deeply inhaled and thus may be less toxic to lungs, cigar smoking causes increased risk of cancer of the lip, tongue, mouth, throat & larynx. See www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/factsheet/tobacco/cigars. ...Read more

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Are black and milds cigars worse than cigarettes?


Are black and milds cigars worse than cigarettes?

Cigars: It depends on whether you inhale the cigars if so they may be worse the also carry a higher risk of lip and tongue cancers ...Read more

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Pipe smoking vs cigar smoking --which is worse for you?

Pipe smoking vs cigar smoking --which is worse for you?

About equal: Depends on whether you inhale the smoke. Pipe tobacco has more tar, but fewer people inhale it, while cigar tobacco has less tar, but is more commonly inhaled. Both are associated with high rates of cancer of the mouth, lips, tongue and throat, but slightly lower rates of heart attack than cigarette smoking, and way less emphysema and bronchitis in those who do not inhale the smoke. ...Read more

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Are cigars dangerous?

Are cigars dangerous?

Moderately: Cigar smoke contains the usual toxins that cigarette smoke contains. They can lead to cancer of the mouth and throat and with significant inhalation lead to cancer of the lung. Best to smoke sparingly if at all. ...Read more

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Can cigar smoke affect me?

Can cigar smoke affect me?

Cigar & cancer.: You may not inhale cigar smoke into your lungs, but you could get cancer within the oral cavity from cigar smoke. ...Read more

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