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Doctor insights on: Harmful Effects Of Cigarettes

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Doctors, what are the harmful effects of cigarette smoking?

Doctors, what are the harmful effects of cigarette smoking?

Many answers to this: First bad breath and dentition. Then the higher the risk of oral cancer. Then the possiblity of having COPD and of course cancer. Most of these things are preventable if you just quit! these are the most common. Then there is the higher risk of heart disease and vascular problems(circulation). Many other diseases associated with this as well. ...Read more

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Any harmful effects when using the e-cigarette ?

Yes: While less dangerous than regular cigarettes, electronic ones have possible risks, including nitrosamines (cancer causing), diethylene glycol an antifreeze ingredient tetramethylpyrazine a toxin liquid nictotine at varying levels (very addicitive and potentially heart harmful) they produce secondhand vapor they are marketed to youngsters by virtue of flavors such as chocolate, strawberry & mint. ...Read more

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Is there any harmful effects from breathing second-hand vapor from electronic cigarettes?

Is there any harmful effects from breathing second-hand vapor from electronic cigarettes?

We don't know.: It's not a reassuring answer but we don't know if electronic cigarettes are safe or harmful. They have found some cancer-causing chemicals in the electronic cigarettes. And right now, it's a wild west scene. They are not regulated by the fda. So ... Stay tuned. ...Read more

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Need to know is weed harmful like cigarettes?

Need to know is weed harmful like cigarettes?

For airway?: Marijuana smoke contains bronchial irritants. Inhalation with marijuana is more prolonged ; deeper than with tobacco. Higher combustion temperatures are reached because it is smoked to a shorter butt. This leads to a carboxyhemoglobin concentration that is 5 x ^ than tobacco. 3 x more tar is inhaled. Prolonged use of cannabis can lead to airway inflammation, wheezing ; ^ in sputum production. ...Read more

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Want to know what brand of cigarettes is the least harmful?

Check: Federal Trade Commission Report at: https://www.erowid.org/plants/tobacco/tobacco_nic.shtml

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How harmful is smoking one or two cigarettes a week?

How harmful is smoking one or two cigarettes a week?

Not very harmful: But very few people can accomplish not smoking more if they smoke that many. However, for those who can, it is not likely to cause many problems, but there is still a statistically detectable effect on health, just as there is for second-hand smoke exposure, especially in terms of more likely colds, sinus infections, bronchitis etc., but probably no effect on heart disease or cancer/emphysema etc. ...Read more

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I was wondering are e-cigarettes harmful to asthma sufferer?

I was wondering are e-cigarettes harmful to asthma sufferer?

Jury out for now: However, do not be fooled that these are harmless. They are still satisfying your nicotine addiction. Perhaps down the road you may be out of e cigs and revert back to regular ones. I know its tough (I went through it myself) but cold turkey ( and it does hurt) is the only way. GOOD LUCK ...Read more

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Please help docs! is puffing 0 nicotine e cigarettes harmful?

Please help docs! is puffing 0 nicotine e cigarettes harmful?

Nobody knows: There are zero studies of e-cigs, and nobody knows what they will do, even with no nicotine. Nicotine is not the cause of cancer anyway - it is the complex hydrocarbons (tars) in the smoke. It is likely that e-cigs will prove safer than smoked cigarettes, the propellant in these gadgets is propylene glycol, and nobody knows what inhaling them, or the oils, flavorings and additives will do. ...Read more

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Do electronic cigarettes cause cancer and are they harmful to your body

Do electronic cigarettes cause cancer and are they harmful to your body

They are addictive: Nicotine is the roughest of all addictions for those seeking to be free of it. Don't do this to yourself. These things are safer than cigs but the only reason to become involved with them is as an aid to smoking cessation. ...Read more

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Took about 5 pills of acetaminophen each 500mg. And smoked two cigarettes within an hour. Is that harmful?

Took about 5 pills of acetaminophen each 500mg. And smoked two cigarettes within an hour. Is that harmful?

Possibly!: Maximum Acetaminophen per 24 hour period should not exceed 3500-4000 mg. Long term excessive use may cause irreversable liver damage. Smoking cigarettes just not a good healthy thing to do, however, i see this as a personel choice. I would consider putting the cigarettes down and exercise every time you think a out smoking, that is how i kicked the habit 34 years ago! good luck. ...Read more

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Are clove cigars just as harmful as a regular pack of cigarettes? My fiancé doesn't seem to think so but i think he is ignorant.

Are clove cigars just as harmful as a regular pack of cigarettes? My fiancé doesn't seem to think so but i think he is ignorant.

Likely MORE harmful.: Kreteks (clove cigarettes) are reported by the cdc to produce at least twice the nicotine, carbon monoxide ; tar as most american cigarette brands. They are usually 60 to 80% tobacco and 20 to 40% ground clove. ...Read more

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Are e cigarettes and vapor cigarettes just as harmful as real cigarettes? Can they cause cancer as well or are they better for you?

Are e cigarettes and vapor cigarettes just as harmful as real cigarettes? Can they cause cancer as well or are they better for you?

Addiction: If you are trying to stop smoking tobacco, they may help you. If you are thinking of taking up e-cigs as a non-smoker, you are VERY ill-advised. You're asking to become a slave to the most potent of all addictions. The cancer risk is probably real though not really so high. But who wants to a slave to something that's not even really any fun? ...Read more

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Is smoking out of a tobacco pipe more harmful or addictive then just smoking cigarettes?

Is smoking out of a tobacco pipe more harmful or addictive then just smoking cigarettes?

Probably: The amount of nicotine and chemicals in the bowl of a pipe is many times greater than a cigarette. Don't let the idea of not inhaling fool you. These chemical can be absorbed through the lining on your mouth, nose and throat. QUIT WHILE YOU'RE AHEAD GOOD LUCK ...Read more

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Electric e-cigarettes (vapping) vs. regular cigarettes, which is worse? And can it be harmful if the liquid nicotine is swallowed by accident?

E-cigarettes: are not regulated for safety by the FDA but some studies have shown e-cigarettes contain harmful chemicals, including carcinogens. See: http://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/smoking-facts/e-cigarettes-and-lung-health.html If you accidentally swallow liquid nicotine, call poison control: 1-800-222-1222. ...Read more

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