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Trying to quit smoking. Solution? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:Good afternoon Doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I am trying to quit smoking
User:I observe that there is immense craving when I try to quit
User:Too much
User:My main concern is that I can't focus
User:I can feel the body craving for cigarette
User:More than psychological
User:Hence thought of seeking help
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:You were saying me about the smoking
User:I hope you got my messages?
Doctor:I did
Doctor:Please continue
User:Hence seeking help on the same
User:Any medications or anything
User:I am done
User:The last time I observed it was more of physical craving
Doctor:There is
Doctor:you can try nicorette patches
Doctor:sorry, chewing gums
User:It is not available in India
Doctor:They contain nicotine
User:Chewing gums give me hiccups
Doctor:So you will not get more cravings or withdrawals
User:Any side effects?
Doctor:In your case, you will benefit from Nicorette chewing gum as it seems like an addiction
Doctor:Sudden withdrawal will not be advised
User:Ok Doctor
User:I will try the same
Doctor:good luck
User:I am done
Doctor:Thank you too
User:Have a good day
Doctor:You too
Doctor:Bye for now
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