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Constipation and breathlessness after smoking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i hav a problem
Doctor :   Ok
User :   last night i was with my friends
User :   and they were smokers
User :   but i don't smoke
User :   and i tried something that my friend told me
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and after that i got seriously ill
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What happened?
User :   i used cigarette in my anus
Doctor :   Ok
User :   after using 5 of them felt sick
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i even used with my mouth
User :   but the room was completely closed
User :   and after 3 hrs i felt breathless
Doctor :   Ok
User :   next day i went to the hospital
User :   and there the doctor found my pulse to be very high
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i did ECG also but there was minor problem with my heart and the doctor said that there is no serious problem
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but i didn't tell that doctor that i used my anus for that
User :   and now i am scared if anything has happedn to my stomach
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am not feeling anything in my stomach but i had constripation on that day
Doctor :   Do you feel any problem with you?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   right now the sickness is gone almost but i m getting headace and weakness
Doctor :   As the ecg was normal, there is nothing to worry about.
Doctor :   try to drink plenty of fluids and relax
Doctor :   try to sleep
User :   ok but the smoke that had entered my rectum is gonna do any harm?
Doctor :   no, it would be slowly metabolosed away
Doctor :   metabolised away
User :   ok
User :   so it had happened because of the closed room? right?
Doctor :   It is the nicotine entering into your body
Doctor :   through the mucous membrane
User :   ok
Doctor :   of the anus
User :   then why i feel breathless
Doctor :   it could be either due to the nicotine or anxiety
User :   ok
Doctor :   as i told you, drink plenty of fluids and sleep a lot
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   so it was not becauz of any over doase of nicotine?
Doctor :   may be not.
User :   and can nicotine cause cancer in oneday?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   It would take years of chronic exposure
Doctor :   to cause that]
User :   ok
User :   so how many cigarretes can a person smoke safely?
User :   in a day
Doctor :   as cigarettes are addictive, it is not advisable to smoke any at all
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   so as i had already taken them am i going to get addiction now?
Doctor :   NO
Doctor :   if you dont try again
User :   so when a person become addictive?
Doctor :   you wont
Doctor :   when he tries repeatedly
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   and why he tries?
Doctor :   I suggest that you come back tomorrow for furthe queries as ouyr timings are up
Doctor :   bye for now
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