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Using patches to quit smoking. Took patch off and It left a red square where the patch was. Very red and hasn't went away. 2 days now. Normal?

Using patches to quit smoking. Took patch off and It left a red square where the patch was. Very red and hasn't went away.  2 days now. Normal?

Allergy to adhesive: You are sensitive to the adhesive. Clean the affected area and apply vitamin E/aloe cream to the area. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Quit Smoking (Definition)

Quitting smoking is the single most important decision smokers can make to improve their health. Preparing a quit-smoking plan and enlisting support from your doctor and your loved ones can greatly improve your chances of success. Your doctor can help you decide if over-the-counter or prescription medications can help. Pick a quit day a few weeks ahead and put it on your calendar. Plan how you're going deal with situations that make you want to smoke. Take advantage of support from family, friends, and co-workers, and consider joining a smoking cessation program so that you don't ...Read more


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Can i get medical help to quit smoking?

Can i get medical help to quit smoking?

See your DR and: Ask if these meds are suitable for u- bupropion( antidepressant) or varenicline/ zyban.U may try otc nicorette gums, lozenges, nicoderm (nicotine patch) patches etc. Best wishes! http://m.helpguide.org/articles/addiction/quit-smoking. http://www.care2.com/greenliving/herbs-to-help-stop-smoking.html. ...Read more

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How can I get motivated to quit smoking?

How can I get motivated to quit smoking?

Everyone is: different but setting target date to stop and then stopping completely on that day can be effective. Learning some self-hypnosis can support this plan of action. Chewing gum or eating mints is useful, especially at high risk times like coffee breaks. Peace and good health. See doc or hospital for support group referrals. ...Read more

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Are there good ways to get a loved one to quit smoking?

Are there good ways to get a loved one to quit smoking?

Free agency: People have have free agency to make decisions such as electing to smoke. You can't make another adult quit an addictive behavior. However, for the sake of your health i hope you set strict limits about smoking in your home, vehicle & presence. Your loved one's second hand smoke could kill you. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could i get my boyfriend to quit smoking?

Please tell me, could i get my boyfriend to quit smoking?

He has to want it: He has to want to quit smoking, and get help for it by any means necessary. All you can do is encourage and support. You cannot do it for him. ...Read more

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What would be the best way to get my husband to quit smoking?

Talk to him: Unfortunettly, that may not help. He has to do it himself. ...Read more

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What are some tried and true ways to get my girlfriend to quit smoking?

What are some tried and true ways to get my girlfriend to quit smoking?

Training: Regular training is the best way to build endurance.Enjoy!spray saline into your nostrils frequently to flush out allergens and irritants. You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this with that provider. ...Read more

Dr. Dean Giannone
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Tobacco Cessation (Definition)

Tobacco cessation programs provide support and medical services to those seeking to stop ...Read more