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Is It Ok To Smoke A Couple Cigarettes A Day While Pregnant
No: No. Don't smoke any at all.Get a more detailed answer ›
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
It is recommended: That caffiene use be avoided or minimal while pregnant. Take care. ...Read more
Shouldn't affect BUT: If you're having an angiogram & > 40 years old my guess is a doctor thinks you may've an obstruction of a blood vessel, perhaps your neck, perhaps your leg, etc. We know that smoking ANYTHING, cigarettes, MJ's, or cigars, increases the risk of arterial plaque (GUNK) so while smoking won't DIRECTLY affect the test result in 3 days it may be one reason WHY you're having the test. Think about it. GL ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad: Pregnant or not purposely smelling rubbing alcohol is bad. It is doubly bad when pregnant. Why do you do it? For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Please don't smoke.: Tobacco smoke is never considered safe for the smoker, for the fetus, for the newborn or other children, for anyone nearby. Kids need healthy lungs and healthy parents: http://www.Cdc.Gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/tobacco_related_mortality/index.Htm#women. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What if i smoke one cigarette a day after a feeding will it affect my breastmilk the next feeding?
Not really: Tendinitis in the achilles may be acute or chronic and may or may not cause weakness of the tendon itself. If you have an area of the tendon that appears to have a "lump" or if you have had tendinitis for more than 6 months you do have a higher probability of a rupture, especially if you are very active. If you are concerned, an examination by a sports medicine specialist may be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A reasonable risk?: A lot of people have avoided the serious complications of smoking tobacco. Less use does mean less risk! It is as simple as that. The risk of one cigarette per month is mostly social/cultural in nature but the real risk because of how addictive smoking is that it could readily progress to more. Of course, if one has respiratory illnesses etc. even one cigarette might aggravate symptoms. ...Read more
I have a tobacco test in a few weeks. I smoke one cigar wrap a day maybe. Does this contain nicotine? Should I quit now
If i used to be a regular smoker, but less than a pack a day of cigerattes & now I have quit & down to 2 a day when will it not show up in bloodwork?
Probably not: as it is not known what chemical compounds are in the smoke it would be unwise to subject yourself or an unborn baby to the rubber smoke. ...Read more
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