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Spit out grey phlegm every morning. Time to stop smoking?

Spit out grey phlegm every morning. Time to stop smoking?

Absolutely: Anytime is a good time to quit smoking. Depending on how long and how much you smoked and the symptoms, your doctor might order more tests including chest x-ray , breathing tests etc. ...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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I have stop smoking almost 1 year. I have problem with my phlegm. It's thick green and comes which black stain. My chest hurt when coughing.

I have stop smoking almost 1 year. I have problem with my phlegm. It's thick green and comes which black stain. My chest hurt when coughing.

This is a question: for a medical doctor--pulmonologist, GP, even an ENT. Not smoking for a year suggests that your lungs are probably in much better shape than your symptoms suggest. An X-ray or CT might be good. You need a thorough diagnostic. ...Read more

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I have been smoking from last two years and now i really want to quit it because now there are tiny grey patches that have appeared on my lower lip. and i am seriously concerned about it. i am having hard time to quit smoking all of a sudden so now i a

I have been smoking from last two years and now i really want to quit it because now there are tiny grey patches that have appeared on my lower lip. and i am seriously concerned about it.   i am having  hard time to quit smoking all of a sudden so now i a

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 to examine your lips. ...Read more

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Sore throat in the morning, rarely have light brown mucus, usually happens after i smoke and stop smoking for a few days. Cold symptoms present?

Sore throat in the morning, rarely have  light brown mucus, usually happens after i smoke and stop smoking for a few days. Cold symptoms  present?

Depends: Sporadic smoking can cause sore throat. Any amount of smoking can cause an increase in mucus production that could be off-white, greenish, brownish or clear. If you are feeling fine otherwise, then you most likely don't have a cold virus. If however you have a fever, chills, disruptive cough or other concerns, then you could have a cold or pneumonia and should see a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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What are signs that your body is telling you its time to stop smoking?

What are signs that your body is telling you its time to stop smoking?

Smokers: When you cough. Or when you get nauseated or feel a choking sensation. But, coughing when you smoke means you are putting things in your body that your body does not want. ...Read more

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I would like o stop smoking, how every how hard i have tried i cant , my mate got me a e cig called gamucci , is it safe to use ?

I would like o stop smoking, how every how hard i have tried i cant , my mate got me a e cig called gamucci , is it safe to use ?

Use it to quit: Smoking e-cigs instead of cigarettes is not a great plan. However, there has been evidence that you can use them to help,you quit. They can help manage cravings. But there is no easy way to quit smoking. The more you try it, the more of a chance you have to succeed. ...Read more

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Its been 4 months after my midshaft femur fixation surgery and i can walk again..Do i really have to stop smoking? Or I have to wait for some time?

Its been 4 months after my midshaft femur fixation surgery and i can walk again..Do i really have to stop smoking? Or I have to wait for some time?

Stop yesterday !: With all the accurate information from medical sources warning about the hazards of smoking, you shouldn't have to ask that question!. You must know the answer! ...Read more

Dr. Angelina Postoev
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Phlegm (Definition)

Phlegm is the thick, sticky mucus secreted by the surface of the respiratory tract during a cold or other respiratory infection. The respiratory tract includes the nose and sinuses, throat, voice box, bronchi, and lungs. Phlegm is mucus that may contain bacteria, viruses, respiratory surface cells, and inflammatory cells. Normal mucus is not phlegm, but a protective layer secreted ...Read more


Dr. Dean Giannone
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Smoking Cessation (Definition)

Smoking any tobacco product is harmful to your baby, including "light" cigarettes, cigars (and marijuana). Like any addiction, quitting tobacco is difficult, especially if you are acting alone. Most smokers find it hard to break all the habits or ties they've built into their lives around smoking. Quitting smoking does reduce a number of ...Read more