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Is Vicks vapor rub bad for you if you have emphysema?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not necessarily
If your lungs are not particularly sensitive to the strong smell and chemicals of vick's vapor rub, then it should be fine if you have emphysema.
The worst thing for your lungs is cigarette smoke.

In brief: Not necessarily
If your lungs are not particularly sensitive to the strong smell and chemicals of vick's vapor rub, then it should be fine if you have emphysema.
The worst thing for your lungs is cigarette smoke.
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends on you
Not unless it triggers cough or other respiratory compromise.

In brief: Depends on you
Not unless it triggers cough or other respiratory compromise.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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