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How to quit smoking addiction? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Good Afternoon Doctor
User:i want to quit smoking...Any help??
Doctor:Will help you on this?
User:thanks doc
User:cant u help?
Doctor:It is the will to quit smoking that is most important
Doctor:I am sorry, I typed the wrong text
User:oh its ok
Doctor:Have you tried the nicotine patches or chewing gums?
User:yea i understand that its the will & i really want to stop smoking.. but anyways iam not able to do so///
User:no never tried
Doctor:How long have you been smoking and how many in a day?
User:i have been smoking since 1996.. and i smoke close to 20 ciggs per day
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Let me tell you one sentence straight
Doctor:You can quit it cold XXXXXXX if you have the will
Doctor:There is also another way where you can gradually quit
Doctor:Since you seem to be smoking a bit more than expected, it is better for you to seek the help of a Addiction medicine specialist
User:yea that was what i am expecting
Doctor:Would you like to go for it, go for a specialist consultation?
User:can you please give me any good references of addiction medicine specialist
Doctor:You can post a query to one the specialists on our panel
User:yes.. any harm in that
Doctor:Please confirm your contact number we shall call you on this
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:We shall call you soon and guide you
Doctor:Do you have any more queries for now?
Doctor:We shall call you soon
Doctor:Bye for now
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