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Doctor insights on: How Bad Is It If You Smoke A Cigarette On The Same Day As Using Nicotine Lozenge

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Smoking cigarettes can=PAD. Can smoking Marijuana also lead to PAD? The smoke or the Nicotine that is the real culprit? I know all smoking is bad.

Smoking cigarettes can=PAD. Can smoking Marijuana also lead to PAD? The smoke or the Nicotine that is the real culprit? I know all smoking is bad.

Probably not: Nicotine can increase heart rate and slightly increase BP but there is no evidence it causes vascular disease. It is the burning tobacco leaf giving off 200+ toxic chemicals that causes vascular and pulmonary disease. The literature does not suggest that marijuana can cause peripheral vascular disease, especially in moderation. One can avoid smoke altogether by eating marijuana brownies/cookies. ...Read more

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How fast might you become addicted to nicotine if you smoke 3 cigarettes a day?

How fast might you become addicted to nicotine if you smoke 3 cigarettes a day?

Varies: Everyone's addiction potential varies. Smoking 3 cigarettes per day increases your chances of smoking more and increases you chances of developing dependence. Quit now while you are at 3 and avoid the chance of addiction all together. There are zero health benefits of smoking and any social/emotional benefits can be achieved in healthier ways. ...Read more

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Im 16 can i get lung cancer from smoking electronic cigarettes with nicotine ive been smoking them for about a year and i do every day,smoke alot during the day so is it possible for me to get lung cancer from smoking them?

Im 16 can i get lung cancer from smoking electronic cigarettes with nicotine ive been smoking them for about a year and i do every day,smoke alot during the day so is it possible for me to get lung cancer from smoking them?

Unknown: Longterm effects of e-cigarettes are not known since they are relatively new. They may be safer than traditional cigarettes from a cancer standpoint but effects of nicotine on your health can be dangerous as well. ...Read more

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Is e-liquid for electronic cigarettes still bad for you if they don't have nicotine in them?

Is e-liquid for electronic cigarettes still bad for you if they don't have nicotine in them?

We don’t know: because e-liquid for electronic cigarettes are unregulated, you don’t necessarily know what’s in them. And if you don't smoke, don't start with e-cigs just for fun. ...Read more

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Are non nicotine electronic cigarettes bad for you?

Yes: They will not have , tar that causes cancer but has bad nicotine , t much higher doses than normal cigarettes .They are not safe , as they claim , avoid by al l means. ...Read more

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If I have a nicotine test in 5 days, and I smoked a couple of cigarettes today will I be able to pass?

Maybe, or not: There are several variables which effect the amount of cotinine, the byproduct of nicotine, which is measured. Second hand smoke may cause an elevation of the cotinine level. A big time heavy smoker, may have an evaluated level of weeks. Since even second hand smoke can elevate the cotinine, the issue of passing a test depends on the cutoff level from the tester. ...Read more

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I am 19 yr and smoked around 30 cigarettes in the past 2 month the last one was a week ago , am I considered nicotine addictive ??

I am 19 yr and smoked around 30 cigarettes in the past 2 month the last one was a week ago , am I considered nicotine addictive ??

Probably not.: Addiction can start at any time, some people take a lot of a substance to become addicted some people take much smaller amounts to become addicted ,based on the little you have told us I think the chance of you being addicted to nicotine very very slim. ...Read more