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Can I smoke after minor lung collapse?
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Ill advised
Risk factors for primary and secondary spontaneous pneumothorax include: smoking (including marijuana).
Lung inflammation is also hypothesized to be important. Smokers have increased numbers of inflammatory cells. Studies in patients show degree of inflammation correlates with the extent of emphysematouslike changes (elcs).

In brief: Ill advised
Risk factors for primary and secondary spontaneous pneumothorax include: smoking (including marijuana).
Lung inflammation is also hypothesized to be important. Smokers have increased numbers of inflammatory cells. Studies in patients show degree of inflammation correlates with the extent of emphysematouslike changes (elcs).
Dr. Loki Skylizard
Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management
In brief: Smoke
Yes you can smoke.
However, its safer for you not to smoke. If your lung collapsed on its own then smoking was a major factor.

In brief: Smoke
Yes you can smoke.
However, its safer for you not to smoke. If your lung collapsed on its own then smoking was a major factor.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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