7 doctors weighed in:

Can you be allergic to cigarette smoke?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

But smoke is a natural irritant that can manifest as all the same symptoms to a typical allergic reaction.

In brief: No

But smoke is a natural irritant that can manifest as all the same symptoms to a typical allergic reaction.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Giana Nicoara
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Even though there is not an allergy to cigarette smoke, the smoke is an irritant which can cause inflammation in the air passages in the nose and the lung.
It is especially troublesome in people with allergies and asthma.

In brief: No

Even though there is not an allergy to cigarette smoke, the smoke is an irritant which can cause inflammation in the air passages in the nose and the lung.
It is especially troublesome in people with allergies and asthma.
Dr. Giana Nicoara
Dr. Giana Nicoara
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