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Doctor insights on: How Do You Get Rid Of Skin Discoloring Due To Holding And Smoking Cigarettes

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How do you get rid of skin discoloring due to holding and smoking cigarettes?

How do you get rid of skin discoloring due to holding and smoking cigarettes?

Smoking stains: Continued smoking cessation remains the best way to get rid of skin discoloration from smoking cigarettes, as well as improving your overall health. Skin discoloration should fade over time with avoidance of the culprit (cigarettes), as the stained skin sloughs off naturally. Avoid use of harsh solvents in attempts to remove stains, as these can irritate & damage the skin. ...Read more

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Acne keeps coming and going and it's coming bad what causes it?, can stress cause it? Or smoking cigarettes? Does the sun help get rid of it?

Acne keeps coming and going and it's coming bad what causes it?, can stress cause it? Or smoking cigarettes?
Does the sun help get rid of it?

Acne: Not taking care of your self is never healthy but acne is from hormones, bacteria and an impaired ability to exfoliate. Sun won't help you need to see your doctor for this or start with over the counter acne treatment ...Read more

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How to get rid of a sore throat at home? And can smoking cigarettes daily (6-12) for a month cause it or leaving the ac on all night?

How to get rid of a sore throat at home?
And can smoking cigarettes daily (6-12) for a month cause it or leaving the ac on all night?

Can stop smoking: There is never a need to smoke anything, other than smoking baby-back ribs (those are yummy). Just be strong and quit... and never go near the stuff again. One may have to avoid hanging around smokers (that's just a sacrifice one can make for a better life). One's primary care doctor can examine the throat to see if strep bacteria might be causing the pain, and also can help with quitting smoking. ...Read more

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How can I prevent smoking cigarettes?

How can I prevent smoking cigarettes?

Be smart: Anyone who tries to get you to smoke isn't your friend. It's an addiction that will ruin your health and ultimately very likely kill you. Just don't start. If you are a smoker and need to stop, get your physician's help. ...Read more

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I quit smoking cigarettes 6 months ago and like 6 weeks ago i started smoking cigars now for the last 2 weeks I have had a sharp pain in my head only when i cough it doesn't always happen but at least 80% any ideas?

I quit smoking cigarettes 6 months ago and like 6 weeks ago i started smoking cigars now for the last 2 weeks I have had a sharp pain in my head only when i cough it doesn't always happen but at least 80% any ideas?

Stop smoking: Congratulations on stopping smoking cigarettes. Unfortunately, smoking cigars has the same hazards as smoking cigarettes- see http://www.Quitsmokingsupport.Com/cigars.Htm. I strongly urge you to stop smoking cigars. The pain in your head when you cough suggests inflammation. If you don't cough you won't have pain & stopping smoking should reduce coughing, if the cough & pain persists see a doctor. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are effective ways to get someone to stop smoking cigarettes?

Could you tell me what are effective ways to get someone to stop smoking cigarettes?

Quitting smoking.: Cold turkey is the best way, but nicotine or cigarette tapering are viable options as well. For cold turkey, pick a quit day in advance, prepare for it, and go for it. http://www.amazon.com/Thats-Quit-Quitting-Smoking-Forever/dp/0595290469/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1416278193&sr=8-1&keywords=giannone+i+quit ...Read more

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Could you get withdrawal symptoms from your first time drinking or smoking cigarettes?

Could you get withdrawal symptoms from your first time drinking or smoking cigarettes?

No: It takes repeated use, over many weeks, and usually at least months or even years. You can get reactions from your first drinking episode (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach upset, headache) but that is a hangover, not withdrawal, and first tobacco can do similar things. ...Read more

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If i've quit smoking cigarettes using nicontine replacment what methods, what can I use now to get off that ?

If i've quit smoking cigarettes using nicontine replacment what methods, what can I use now to get off that ?

Taper: The idea behind nicotine replacement is that it "might" help you to stop smoking which is a good thing in and of itself. You then have to slowly taper off the nicotine replacement products which is sometimes a slow process. A doctor might be able to help as some prescription drugs like Clonidine have been shown to help a variety of addictive processes. A challenge for sure. ...Read more

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Hey docs, I am wondering what are the chances that i would get cancer from smoking cigarettes only a few times?

Hey docs, I am wondering what are the chances that i would get cancer from smoking cigarettes only a few times?

Low.: Smoking a few cigarettes (say one pack) is very unlikely to increase risk of cancer. This is not an endorsement for smoking. Tobacco products kill countless people in north america every year. Tobacco is potentially lethal and using tobacco products is dangerous not glamorous. Smoking cessation is good for health and for the wallet, as cigs cost a lot of money. ...Read more

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What can cause me to get dizzy while smoking cigarettes? I smoke regularly and have been for a few year but all of a sudden i've been getting dizzy.

What can cause me to get dizzy while smoking cigarettes? I smoke regularly and have been for a few year but all of a sudden i've been getting dizzy.

Too much smoking: If you are inhaling your cigarette fast, you will get dizzy. Another reason to stop this bad habit that will kill you. ...Read more

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How do people get addicted to smoking cigarettes?

How do people get addicted to smoking cigarettes?

Nicotine: Nicotine is one of the most addictive drugs there is. For eg., when rats in a study were given the choice of choosing by lever Cocaine heroin and nicotine....They always gravitated to nicotine the most ..Even if the position of the levers and drugs were switched around. It also explains why it is so hard to quit smoking. Whatever you do, don't start smoking and get your friends and family to stop. ...Read more

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What are the chances that I would get cancer from smoking cigarettes?

What are the chances that I would get cancer from smoking cigarettes?

Why chance it: As per the CDC: People who smoke cigarettes are 15 to 30 times more likely to get lung cancer or die from lung cancer than people who do not smoke. Even smoking a few cigarettes a day or smoking occasionally increases the risk of lung cancer. The more years a person smokes and the more cigarettes smoked each day, the more risk goes up. ...Read more

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How long before you can get cancer when you start smoking cigarettes?

How long before you can get cancer when you start smoking cigarettes?

Depends: It depends on many factors, but from the practical standpoint, who cares? The important things are: if you don't smoke (or use any tobacco product), never start. If you do, stop right away. It is never too late. Work hard at it. Don't give someone your hard earned money so you can get sick later. ...Read more

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How quickly can you get cancer from smoking cigarettes, but only for like 10 months and not everyday?

How quickly can you get cancer from smoking cigarettes, but only for like 10 months and not everyday?

Quit ASAP!!!: It usually takes years, but why do you want to take a chance. Quit as soon as you can. Cancer is only one of the harmful effects of smoking, others being heart attacks, COPD and emphysema and many more. ...Read more

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What are the chances that I would get cancer from smoking cigarettes? Does everyone who smokes get cancer?

What are the chances that I would get cancer from smoking cigarettes? Does everyone who smokes get cancer?

No, not everyone: There are more than 50 million smokers in the US, and about 1 million people a year get cancer, and about half of them will die from it. Over 90% of the 200 thousand deaths per year of lung and head/neck cancer are directly due to smoking, as are many other kinds of cancer (often smoking together with excessive alcohol use). Smoking also kills people from heart attack, stroke and other illnesses. ...Read more

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Hi doctor,I'm wondering if smoking cigarettes could get me skinnier?

Hi doctor,I'm wondering if smoking cigarettes could get me skinnier?

It could: It could also get you heart disease, peripheral artery disease, chronic lung disease, several types of cancers, bad odor, and make you a fire hazard as well as costing $2000 a year. Take your choice. ...Read more