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Vapor Smoking And Bubble Lung
I am allergic to cigarette smoke. I sometimes pass by smokers who exhale cigarette smoke & inhale this smoke. Can this inhalation cause lung cancer?
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Sarcoidosis of lung&lymphnodes, spiculated nodules upper lungs 11.5&9mm, now mild emphysema! quit cigs 16yr ago. am exposed to e-cig vapor. harmful??
Met: I would recommend avoiding this vapor and its related pulmonary adverse effects. ...Read more
I am allergic to cigarette smoke. I passed by a smoker who exhaled cigarette smoke. I inhaled that smoke.Can this smoke inhalation cause lung cancer?
Unlikely: While second hand smoke is not good, an occasional exposure is not likely to materially change your risk for lung cancer. Please note that about 10% of lung cancers occur in non-smokers. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Will marijuana use, using a vaporizer (no smoke or combustion) affect pancreas, liver or kidney. I under tobacco smoke does, even marijuana smoke. But vaporizing eliminates all toxins. ?
No.: Vaporizing merely eliminates smoke . A marijuana joint burns up to 2, 012 degrees fahrenheit (1.100 degree c) and in the process creates many harmful carcinogens. Smoke is the prime cause of lung cancer and other respiratory disorders but it doesn't eliminate all toxins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heavy nasal fluid after smoking hookah(sheesha). Is this the cause? I'm smoker and smoked hookah on that day.
It has less: But nobody really knows, since it can be mixed with other plant products, and each "batch" may be very different from another batch. In general, the organic products found in marijuana smoke are not as harmful as those found in tobacco, but in heavy marijuana smokers can still result in bronchitis and even cancer, especially if the person also smokes cigarettes. ...Read more
On steroids and antibiotics for asthma. Smoked two hits of MJ earlier, and tightened me up. Does marijuana smoke constrict airways like tobacco?
Yes it does : Long?term use of cannabis is known to cause chronic bronchitis and airflow obstruction. Remember polluted air has adverse on pulmonary function. No matter what you smoke it's not clean air. Instead of steroids learn causes of asthma and treat them. Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com to learn how to treat the cause ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could inhaling secondhand smoke refer to actually inhaling the actual smokey fumes of the cigarettes or the smell?
No: The air you breathe is humidified to 100% by the body before it reaches your lower lung (/alveoli) normally. So increasing humidification does not cause accumulation. ...Read more
ALMOST as BAD: According to a.C.S. (am. Cancer society): secondhand smoke (shs) in us causes 46, 000 deaths/yr from heart disease in people who are non-smokers! and about 3, 400/yr nonsmoking adults die of lung cancer as a result of breathing shs. Worse asthma and asthma -related problems in up to 1 million asthmatic children and up to 300, 000 respiratory infections in <18 month olds. Stop smoking =helps others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can lungs exposed to pollution clear the tar and stuff from tobacco smoke as well as on the farm?
Can't hurt.: It is known that immediately stopping smoking will add years onto one's lifespan. Depending on the amounts used over time, the lungs will suffer some degree of damage that can not be replaced. Breathing in noxious fumes, such as farm dander, can also be deliterious to the lungs over time. ...Read more
Is smoking organic marijuana as dangerous as smoking tobacco on the pancreas? Vapor a better choice?
Very: The lungs lose elasticity over time and smoking greatly speeds this. If you want to enjoy your old age, quit now if you possibly can. The risk of cancer is very real and cancer is even worse than most people have been told. Why make some filthy tobacco company ceo rich? You're smart enough to have found healthtap -- now take charge and do whatever you can to cut down or cease altogether. ...Read more
YES!!!: It can kill your ability to smell by damaging the nerves in your nose and decrease your ability to fight infection by damaging your cilia in your nose which is the filter system you need to cleanse the air for your lungs. ...Read more
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