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Is smoking from second hand smoke addictive?

Is smoking from second hand smoke addictive?

No.: You can get disgusted but not addicted to second hand smoke because you get no nicotine rush with it. ...Read more

Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Second Hand Smoke (Definition)

Second hand tobacco smoke can be irritating to the lining of the ear's normal draining tube (the Eustachian tube). Some estimate that exposure to second hand smoke is responsible for as many as 2 million extra ear infections each year in the US. Reducing exposure ...Read more


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Thc second hand smoke harm babies?

Thc second hand smoke harm babies?

Yes: Second hand smoke can harm anyone's health, and children and infants are particularly sensitive to the effects of second hand smoke (development of asthma, prone to respiratory viruses, etc.). ...Read more

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What is worse, inhaling second hand smoke or smoking cigarettes?

What is worse, inhaling second hand smoke or smoking cigarettes?

Risks less but there: While the odds are less, secondhand smoke has been linked to the development of emphysema and heart disease, just like smoking. So not as intensely risky as smoking, but still risky. People who live with smokers do need to be careful and mind their own health. ...Read more

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Does second hand smoke affect copd?

Does second hand smoke affect copd?

Yes: Another short answer to your question is that most authorities believe that it does. There is controversy. ...Read more

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Since second hand smoke is dangerous to non smokers , but is second hand smoke dangerous to smokers themselves?

Since second hand smoke is dangerous to non smokers , but is second hand smoke dangerous to smokers themselves?

Yes: Cigarette smoke carries lots of carcinogens and is toxic to smokers and non smokers alike, regardless of who "owns" it. Don't smoke and stay away from places where people do. ...Read more

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Could e-cigs have second hand smoke?

Could e-cigs have second hand smoke?

No: 1) Ecig produce vapor not smoke. Tobacco smoke has over 4000 ingredients. Ecig vapor has only what's in the liquid used - glycerine and nicotine if flavorless. 2) The expression "second-hand smoke" is a very effective piece of anti-smoking propaganda used all the time by public health officials and physicians yet there is absolutely no scientific evidence to support it's existence. ...Read more

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Second hand meth smoke, is this harmful?

Second hand meth smoke, is this harmful?

Yes: Health and child-welfare workers say the smoke is invading the bodies of addicts’ children, who are testing positive for meth after they’re taken out of their homes. Archive.Tobacco.Org/news/217103.Html secondhand meth smoke local children test positive for the drug as users fill the air with their toxins jump to full article: medford (or) mail-tribune, 2006-02-12. ...Read more

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Is second hand marijuana smoke like second hand ciigeratte smoke ..if exposed to marijuana smoke but you don't smoke it ..will it enter your system.?

Is second hand marijuana smoke like second hand ciigeratte smoke ..if exposed to marijuana smoke but you don't smoke it ..will it enter your system.?

Yes: All those who inhale even small amounts of smoke will have ash deposits in their nasal passages that can leak canabanoids into your system. The amount may or may not reach a level detected by usual testing methods.(Depending on your proximity to the users and the duration of exposure) ...Read more

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Is second hand smoking very bad?

No, but worse than : No smoke, about 10, 000 people in the us get lung cancer attributable to second hand smoke compared to over 400, 000 cases per year in smokers. ...Read more

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Is inhaling second hand smoke bad while on warfrin?

Is inhaling second hand smoke bad while on warfrin?

It is bad regardless: Second hand smoke is bad for you anyway. Disease in relation to first hand or second hand smoke is well proven especially with lung cancer and it is dose dependent. I have not come across enough research to link the two together. I recommend you stay away from second hand smoke regardless. ...Read more

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Is second hand smoke dangerous to children outside?

Is second hand smoke dangerous to children outside?

Yes: Second hand smoke (regardless of location) has been proven to be a risk factor for lung cancer and other lung diseases. When parents smoke, their exposed children are also at risk for asthma and respiratory infections, including otitis media (ear infections). While smoking outdoors may decrease exposure, no amount of exposure should be considered safe. ...Read more

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What is worse: scotch guard fumes or second hand smoke?

What is worse: scotch guard fumes or second hand smoke?

Scotch guard vs smok: Realatively speaking it depends on length of exposure. Smoke as many more known carcinogens. Scotchgard has less data Related to inhalation as it is inhaled much less frequently than tobacco. However, there is a chance for a chemical pneumonitis are long irritation from Scott's car. Unless someone has long-term exposure, I would think the tobacco smoke is more of the culprit. ...Read more

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How can second hand smoke effect children?

How can  second hand smoke effect children?

Increased Illness: The effect of second hand smoke on children is well documented.It has proportionally greater effect on the younger children where it can double or triple the risk of respiratory disease.(ear, sinus infections, bronchitis, pneumonia)the effect is seen even at low smoke levels such that a chronic smoker would not be able to smell the smoke.Problems skyrocket if they smoke with kids present. ...Read more

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Does second hand smoke from a VAPER Pen harm people around you?

Does second hand smoke from a VAPER Pen harm people around you?

Hard to Say: I know of no research indicating either the safety or the dangers of Second-Hand Smoke from E-Cigs. At the very least consider the courtesy of inflicting your vapors on others. ...Read more

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Will second hand cigeratte smoke get into your system. ?

Will second hand cigeratte smoke get into your system. ?

Second hand smoke: Second hand smoke exposure can cause numerous health effects. This is especially true for children, people with asthma or other respiratory diseases, or any chronic medical condition. Avoidance of second-hand smoke is always recommended. Here is some info from the cdc. http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/secondhand_smoke/index.htm ...Read more

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Could asthma come from second hand smoke exposure?

Could asthma come from second hand smoke exposure?

Possibly.. : There are many reasons for asthma to develop, including an inherent pre-disposition. But, in the right circumstances, second/hand smoke can certainly be one risk factor for asthma to develop. Other factors include respiratory infections, environmental allergies, occupational exposures etc. ...Read more

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Will second-hand smoking affect my rhinoplasty?

Will second-hand smoking affect my rhinoplasty?

Yes: Definitely can make things worse. Effects of second hand smoke have been demonstrated. Nicotine is particularly harmful in plastic surgery where we need tissues to heal. Nicotine clamps down on blood vessels and prevents adequate blood flow to healing tissues. Wound complications are higher in patients with smoking exposure ...Read more

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Dr. David Sherris
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Rhinoplasty (Definition)

Rhinoplasty is the surgical altering of the nose either for cosmetic ...Read more