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What substance in the cigarette effects your lungs during passive smoking?

All of them. Carcinogens and nicotine are present in combusted tobacco, and non-smokers get plenty of it when in proximity to the source. This is not enough to cause addiction, but it can precipitate asthma attacks, sinus troubles, and high exposure in the long term (e.g. Flight attendants, wait staff and bar tenders) can lead to tobacco related lung disease (cancer and chronic bronchitis for example). Read more...

Can the tar from the cigarette go away from the lungs during passive smoking?

Passive smoke is. Side-stream smoke: unfiltered through the cigarette itself, so the products are even more concentrated than for the smokers. Read more...

Go away from the lungs during passive smoking?

Some damage. Passive or second hand smoke should cause the same problems in other organ systems as active smoking. These problems would include higher incidents of cancers, heart disease and strokes to name a few. Read more...

If I go away from the house will I still have damaged lungs during passive smoking?

Passive smoking. Many factors influence the lung in passive exposure. Age, amount, duration, ventilation, underlying lung conditions.Pulmonary evaluation is needed, to make such conclusions.However, smoke exposure is well known to affect the lung function, yet to what extent ! , this depends on the factors noted above.Outdoor exposure would possibly be less damaging to lungs than indoor exposure. Read more...

Your lungs get black during passive smoking?

They can. Yes. . Most definitely. In fact, you could get more poisons because there's no filter. Tell family, friends, or co-workers who smoke to do it somewhere else. Away from you and anybody you care about who doesn't smoke. Read more...