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Cigarette odor on clothes and an asthmatic child, what should I do?

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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Quit?

The most proper action is to quit smoking or eliminate the child's exposure to this trigger.

In brief: Quit?

The most proper action is to quit smoking or eliminate the child's exposure to this trigger.
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Avoidance

Although trace tobacco smoke chemicals on a persons clothing might trigger allergic-type symptoms, this situation would be unlikely to trigger a severe asthma attack.
Of more concern is a higher level of passive tobacco smoke exposure in a contained environment over a prolonged peroid of time.

In brief: Avoidance

Although trace tobacco smoke chemicals on a persons clothing might trigger allergic-type symptoms, this situation would be unlikely to trigger a severe asthma attack.
Of more concern is a higher level of passive tobacco smoke exposure in a contained environment over a prolonged peroid of time.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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