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Dr. Alvin Lin
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Smoke Exposure (Overview)

A condition that arises from inhaling smoke of any kind.


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How to help my body heal after second-hand smoke exposure?

How to help my body heal after second-hand smoke exposure?

Nothing Special: Your body has tremendous recuperative powers. Fresh air, exercise, good nutrition and adequate sleep should be sufficient. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin
38 doctors shared insights

Smoke Exposure (Overview)

A condition that arises from inhaling smoke of any kind.


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For how long will it take to recover from second hand smoke exposure?

For how long will it take to recover from second hand smoke exposure?

Tobacco smoke: We all slowly lose lung function as we grow older, typically most non-smokers will die with greater than 80% of their lung function. Smokers lose lung function at a faster rate. If they stop, the rate of decline typically slows to the same rate as non-smokers. Most people do not experience activity limitations until they have less than 80% capacity. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is safe to exercise days after second-hand smoke exposure?

Please explain if it is safe to exercise days after second-hand smoke exposure?

It is safe: You don't want to exercise is when smoke is present in a confined area. If you are outdoors, you can always avoid the exposure. I understand that indoor smoking in public places is prohibited and if you are in a public place, quietly ask the manager to talk to the smoker and not to confront him yourself. ...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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For how long does it take for the cardiovascular system to get back to normal after second-hand smoke exposure?

For how long does it take for the cardiovascular system to get back to normal after second-hand smoke exposure?

Moments: Second-hand smoke is a cumulative carcinogen for the lungs, and can trigger asthma which kills people, usually children. I'm less persuaded that it's a factor for atherosclerosis. Know your rights and avoid second-hand smoke. ...Read more

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Can secondhand smoke exposure to marijuana smoke delay thc withdrawal as well as intensify the anxiety im experiencing from quitting.

Can secondhand smoke exposure to marijuana smoke delay thc withdrawal  as well as intensify the anxiety im experiencing from quitting.

Marijuana s/e: Depending on the frequency and extent of exposure to secondhand marijuana smoke, some research suggests you will have some of it's harmful effects. You're getting marijuana into your system by inhaling it secondhand with likely effects based on how you've reacted to it in the past. See: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/285202.php#rate-this-article I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How bad is second hand smoke exposure the day after an IVF embryo transfer? My hsbnd & i are nonsmokers. It was about 1.5 hrs at a bar (i did't drink)

How bad is second hand smoke exposure the day after an IVF embryo transfer? My hsbnd & i are nonsmokers. It was about 1.5 hrs at a bar (i did't drink)

No problem at all: I would not worry about that at all. When the pregnancy is so early, it has no effect. It is good that you are now paying attention to these things and not drinking. ...Read more

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Which is worse for you exposure to cigarette smoke or exposure to auto exaust?

Which is worse for you  exposure to cigarette smoke or exposure to auto exaust?

Toxic level: Cigarette smoking puts the toxins directly into your lungs and your body in a concentrated form. Auto exhaust is diluted by the time you might inhale it. Would you bend down, and directly inhale the exhaust from your car? Then consider what you are doing when you smoke - and stop altogether. ...Read more

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Which is worse exposure to second hand cigarette smoke or exposure to auto exhaust?

Which is worse exposure to second hand cigarette smoke or exposure to auto exhaust?

Nothing to choose: Both are bad in different ways. Tobacco smoke predisposes to heart attacks, aggravates respiratory problems and may marginally increase the risk of cancers. Auto exhaust causes respiratory damage, carbon monoxide poisoning and depending on the type of exhaust may increase the risk of cancers. ...Read more

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Any natural ways to increase sperm motility? assume we don't smoke, drink, no exposure environmental toxins or tight fitting. Have good diet already.

Any natural ways to increase sperm motility? assume we don't smoke, drink, no exposure environmental toxins or tight fitting. Have good diet already.

That Hits Most: Well, you have excluded the most common methods. The only thing i might add is timing. Sex too often depletes the sperm and can force immature sperm into battle. Too long between sessions can also affect sperm. I would suggest no more often than once a day, but at least once a week. You may also want to have your sperm evaluated to see if there is a motility issue. ...Read more

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24/m;casual smoker for 4 years;left smoking;pain in centre of chest located at a line between nipples;pain brought on by exposure to smoke;please help?

24/m;casual smoker for 4 years;left smoking;pain in centre of chest located at a line between nipples;pain brought on by exposure to smoke;please help?

Some ideas: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, Inflammation of the lungs and surroundings would increase with cough/deep breaths. Prescribed medicines are quite good for this and seeing a doctor would rule out moe serious issues ...Read more

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How should you treat clorox fume exposure?

How should you treat clorox fume exposure?

Clorox fumes: Immedicaztely get away from exposure and get into fresh air. If in respiratory distress call 011 or get to emergency room for treatment. ...Read more

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