Q. My throat hurts after I smoked for the first time. Why?

Answered by
Dr. Vinay S Bhat
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jul 13, 2017 and last reviewed on: Oct 15, 2020

Hello doctor,

Why does my throat hurt after smoking cigarettes for the first time?

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  • Since your throat is not used to the smoke, which contains a large number of chemicals, it got injured and started to pain. Chronic smokers will not experience pain due to a permanent change in the cells of the throat, which resist smoke-induced injury. Your throat will recover in a few days.

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