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Is it okay to smoke cigarettes with raynaud's phenomenon?

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Dr. Carlos Kier
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Nicotine in any form including smokeless tobacco tends to make raynaud's worse and in fact works against medications used to treat more chronic forms of the condition.
The obvious health risks to smoking in general are obviously well documented.

In brief: No

Nicotine in any form including smokeless tobacco tends to make raynaud's worse and in fact works against medications used to treat more chronic forms of the condition.
The obvious health risks to smoking in general are obviously well documented.
Dr. Carlos Kier
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Its not ok to smoke without raynaud's phenomenon, so why should it be ok with it? Smoking itself causes blood vessels to constrict, and that is already a problem in people with raynaud's.
Smoking makes it worse, and increases the risk of eventually even losing fingers, toes and whole limbs. Smoking is an addiction, and raynaud's increases its harm. Get help from your doctor and use a program.

In brief: No

Its not ok to smoke without raynaud's phenomenon, so why should it be ok with it? Smoking itself causes blood vessels to constrict, and that is already a problem in people with raynaud's.
Smoking makes it worse, and increases the risk of eventually even losing fingers, toes and whole limbs. Smoking is an addiction, and raynaud's increases its harm. Get help from your doctor and use a program.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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