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What Are The Risks Of Smoking Cigarettes During Second Trimester Of Pregnancy
Many: The most severe risks are for your baby. Growth retardation, premature delivery and multiple developmental effects are the concern there. Then, for you, it is elevation of blood pressure, pulmonary infections, asthma, low oxygen levels, smell bad and others. Would you put a cigarette in your baby's mouth after it is born? That is what you do if you smoke while it is attached in your womb! qui. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor 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
My penis doesnt go up during sex i heard it has alot to do with smoking cigarettes which i do alot in order to fix it what should i do?
See below: Most common risk factors for erectile dysfunction include: aging, diabetes, HTN, high cholesterol, obesity, tobacco use, medications, recreational drugs, alcohol, lack of exercise, and anxiety/depression. In otherwise young and healthy men: anxiety performance along with alcohol, tobacco, and drug use/abuse are most common. Healthy diet and lifestyle are best preventative measures. ...Read more
Ive just started smoking cigarettes an im 16 years old, i smoke like 1 to 3 a day sometimes i dont even smoke them during the week. How long would it take me to get lung cancer? I really dont smoke much though. And i also smoke electronic cigarettes with
See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more
Can be normal: Typically, light brown discharge is indicative of bleeding from the cervix or placenta/uterus at some point in the pregnancy. Brown discharge is old blood typically. A little bit of brown discharge is common in most pregnancies. You should definitely mention to your doctor, and possibly refrain from intercourse until you see your doctor. ...Read more
Many: 1respiratory problems like copd, cough, phlegm, shortness of breath 2lung cancer 3coronary artery disease leading to angina and heart attack 4blockage of arteries causing peripheral vascular disease in legs and stroke 5abdominal aortin aneurysm 6cancers like bladder, cervix, esophagus, oral cavity, pancreas, pharynx, stomach, leukemia 7infertility, sids, preterm babies 8osteoporisis 9dental&gum disease 10skin. ...Read more
Doubt it: Never studied. Some people gain weight when they stop smoking. The reasons for this are unclear. They may be eating more or their metabolism may have slowed. However, there is no evidence that beginning smoking in current non smokers has an opposite effect and the health consequences are horrible. ...Read more
Mostly the same ones: you get from cigarettes you DON'T pick up off the ground. I am going to assume you have a computer and pay for an internet service, so I am concerned as to why you are picking up butts. Anybody who has a bacterial or viral infection can leave saliva with these germs on the cigarette, and you could be exposed. In addition, tuberculosis could be spread, as well as herpesvirus infections. Quit now. ...Read more
Best to ask: The best thing to do is to ask your teenager if they are smoking. Your doctor can run tests to see if nicotine is present in your teen's system, but most (if not all) physicians will not test teens for any sort of drug use without the teen's consent. So, this is really a conversation you should have with your teen, instead of a test. Honest communication is invaluable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Time to see your Dr.: This is a terrible habit to continue doing, when your life is at risk. Withdrawal from smoking is easily managed when working with your doctor. S/he can recommend taking nicotine patches or gum to help you get out of cigarettes altogether. Smoking down to the filter is the most dangerous thing you can do. Beware! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Don't understand ?: I have never had a patient who only smoked paper, so I am not sure what you are asking. Cigarette paper when burned gives a small amount of organic compounds which are part of the "tars" that smokers get, but don't have any of the rest of the stuff that is in the tobacco - like nicotine, formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and hundreds of other toxins. ...Read more
What to if I am just curious, what is worse on the human body, smoking cigarettes or eating process?
Smoking cigs: By far. In fact, internal tobacco company documents have revealed that they are the actual sponsors of some of the foolish / subscientific claims about ways to protect yourself from getting cancer / other risk factors for coronary artery disease, cancer and stroke. My physician / scientist colleagues have all quit smoking and almost none worry about "eating processed foods.". ...Read more
No: Laziness is a choice. 'get busy living or get busy dying.' --morgan freeman. ...Read more
Smoking or not: Generally does not contribute to constipation. However if you also drank a lot of coffee or alcohol with your smoking than these could contribute to constipation. I would eliminate all caffeine and alcohol and drink at least 80 oz of other fluids daily and get some exercise and this should correct the constipation. ...Read more
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