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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


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Could i get a skin rash by quitting smoking?

Could i get a skin rash by quitting smoking?

No: If you are experiencing anxiety after stopping you may get pruritis which is itching. Use over the counter sarna lotion if this is the case. Otherwise see a doctor for a diagnosis of what your skin rash is. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could i get a skin rash by quitting smoking?

Please tell me, could i get a skin rash by quitting smoking?

Never heard of that: I have had hundreds of patients stop smoking and nobody ever got a rash, and cannot find any medical references to this. Smoking is drying to the skin, and the skin will become less dry after stopping. If you have a tendency to have overly moist skin, it could be smoking prevented getting some eczema- like condition, but that is all i could think of. If it persists, see a skin specialist. ...Read more

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Is it true that quitting smoking causes weight gain? If so would it be hard to get off? And how much weight would one expect?

Is it true that quitting smoking causes weight gain? If so would it be hard to get off? And how much weight would one expect?

Not Necessarily: You may gain weight -- usu <5 pounds -- bc food actually tastes good. Smoking causes you to lose taste sensation. Also, it creates a "hand to mouth" habit which leads some people to replace a cigarette with food. If you are aware of these things, it can keep you from over eating. Also, your lungs will be happier & you can exercise more! the benefits of quitting are far better than a few pounds. ...Read more

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Can I please! get explanation for increased sweat after quitting smoking that isnt "withdrawl"-ie. a chemical explanation-as if we're scientists here.

Can I please! get explanation for increased sweat after quitting smoking that isnt "withdrawl"-ie. a chemical explanation-as if we're scientists here.

How long?: when did you quit smoking? How long have you had the symptoms? Symptoms of withdrawal can persist for up to three months. If you are with in that period of time I would chalk it up to withdrawal. If not, You have hyperhydrosis. Many causes. Too many to go into here. Web MD has nice review. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you get oral cancer 6 years after quitting smoking ?

Can you get oral cancer 6 years after quitting smoking ?

Yes: Risk for oral cancer remains elevated 6 years after stopping smoking, though it does decline from it's highest risk. A 1999 study indicated that after 10 years of no smoking, risk of oral cancer approximates the risk of someone who has never smoked. Drinking alcohol is also a risk factor for oral cancers, so you may want to think about eliminating that risk factor. Keep up the not smoking!! :) ...Read more

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When does laryngitis get to the point of requiring surgery? I have chronic laryngitis from smoking and acid reflux. I am not having luck quitting smoking and i'm concerned i may one day need surgery to fix this problem. What should I be on the lookout for

When does laryngitis get to the point of requiring surgery? I have chronic laryngitis from smoking and acid reflux. I am not having luck quitting smoking and i'm concerned i may one day need surgery to fix this problem. What should I be on the lookout for

You : You should seek an evaluation from an ENT physician who can diagnose and manage your problem. Both smoking and reflux take a toll on the upper airway causing damage to the structure around the vocal cords. Of more concern is the possibility of a benign or malignant growth in the region. The ENT can use a television probe to visual the area and perform a biopsy if required. ...Read more

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Erection (Definition)

An erection refers to the stiff or erect penis. An erection that is " normal" means that it is ...Read more


Dr. David Brouwer
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Quitting Smoking (Definition)

Quitting smoking is the process of discontinuing the use ...Read more