E-cigarettes, also known as electronic cigarette or vaporizer cigs, was marketed as an alternative to smokers to help quit smoking. But, it poses its own health risks as it contains nicotine extracted from tobacco. It has a flavored liquid that is vaporized on inhaling. It is not suitable for young people, especially those who have never smoked.
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Query: Hello doctor, I just quit smoking e-cigarettes one month ago. I have been experiencing shortness of breath and backache for the past month, but not severely. I have been attempting to quit smoking for some time. I have symptoms, but I am not sure if they are withdrawal-related, these include shortne... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. Regarding your symptoms, it appears that you may be experiencing withdrawal symptoms. I suggest limiting the usage of e-cigarettes. In relation to your efforts to conceive, following the two-week wait for a fertility app... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My father is 58 years old, last week he had a heart attack and turned out he had a blockage of 75 percent in the left anterior descending artery (widowmaker). So, he had a cardiac catheterization and one stent, so we feared that the side effects of quitting smoking might affect his he... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your father but I am glad he survived and was appropriately treated. If he wants to increase his survival and decrease the possibility of dying, having another heart attack or developing heart failure (weak heart), he must stop smoking. There is... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I occasionally vape when I am out with my friends. Can vaping cause visible results on my teeth like nicotine stains and tooth decay? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. The dentist can obviously tell that you smoke maybe not very initially but this much time is enough. The saliva, the smell in your mouth, stains, and the inflammation of your gums and tongue are some of the chan... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old male undergoing spinal tuberculosis treatment for six months. I smoked cigarettes two years ago and switched to vape. Now that I am on TB treatment, is it okay to continue vaping? I find it hard to quit because of my urge to vape. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to tell you that vaping is more dangerous because of the same amount of nicotine that goes into your body. So if you want to quit smoking, it is about being dedicated and proactive in your decision-making. You can try a nicotine patch. You can try nicotine chewing... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from shortness of breath after vaping e-cigarette. I consulted doctors and they said my lungs are fine. I read on the internet that a lot of people suffering with the same. When I reduce my e-cigarette I feel better. Also, I had FESS surgery and SMR before two weeks. My cur... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After carefully reviewing your case, it is clear that the issues you are experiencing are directly related to the use of e-cigarettes. The chemicals in e-cigarette are very dangerous for the lungs and airways, leading to the narrowing of small airways and resulting in sh... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am worried about the effects of vaping. Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have reviewed your query and can understand how worried you are about your health. I understand you want an expert suggestion on vaping and how it affects our health. It looks like you are using e-cigarettes that may be a closed system which means they use their own re... Read Full »