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Can being around someone who smokes cigars in front of you give you lung cancer or just asthma?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Loki Skylizard
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Risk factors of lung cancer most definitely includes inhaling secondhand smoke.
You can also learn more about risk factors at the following link: http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/lung-cancer/risk-factors-and-prevention.

In brief: Yes

Risk factors of lung cancer most definitely includes inhaling secondhand smoke.
You can also learn more about risk factors at the following link: http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/lung-cancer/risk-factors-and-prevention.
Dr. Loki Skylizard
Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Dangerous

Second hand smoke exposure is a known risk factor for both lung cancer and asthma.

In brief: Dangerous

Second hand smoke exposure is a known risk factor for both lung cancer and asthma.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine

In brief: Depends...

Inhalation of second-hand smoke, in any form, can be a risk factor for asthma and lung cancer.
But, risk depends on the amount of the exposure (ie how often you are exposed and for what period of time; bigger exposure=higher risk of these diseases). See your doctor to determine your risk.

In brief: Depends...

Inhalation of second-hand smoke, in any form, can be a risk factor for asthma and lung cancer.
But, risk depends on the amount of the exposure (ie how often you are exposed and for what period of time; bigger exposure=higher risk of these diseases). See your doctor to determine your risk.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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