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Quitting Smoking methods - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doc,
User :   i have problem with my black lips,
User :   im a smoker, a day about 10cigs
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so
User :   how do i turn my lips to red again
User :   coz soon my parents will come
User :   so i need the fastest solution
Doctor :   Two ways
Doctor :   1) Stop smoking
Doctor :   2) Apply lemon juice
User :   lemon juice ?
Doctor :   Cut lemon and apply over it directly
Doctor :   thrice a day
User :   what if i dont stop smoking ? will it make it better ?
Doctor :   If you do not stop smoking, they turn darker
User :   so lemon juice wont work if i keep on smoking
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it does not
User :   oh
Doctor :   To mask the color, only camouflage sticks
User :   is there any meds for the lips ?
Doctor :   of your original color
Doctor :   can be applied
User :   like lip blam ?
Doctor :   Any thing which has Vitamin C and E can be applied
Doctor :   Search for one in your pharmacy
User :   do you have a specific name for the meds ?
User :   like the best one ?
Doctor :   Which country are you fro
Doctor :   It is better choose for yourself based on the ingredients
User :   oh
User :   my friend told me that if i go to a doctor, i can ask for a med to stop me smoking
Doctor :   Yes
User :   he said, it will make me coughing everytime i smoke
Doctor :   that is true infact
Doctor :   Smoking is injurious to health
Doctor :   and you should certainly try to stop it
Doctor :   whatever it takes
User :   he said something about a medicine
User :   but i forgot the name
User :   im trying to stop it, but its just too hard
User :   i need something to push it
Doctor :   Yes, they are called varenicline
Doctor :   It is the generic name
User :   hows the med works and what are the side effects
Doctor :   It is relatively safe medcine
Doctor :   There are not many sideeffects by the drug
User :   hows the varecline works ?
Doctor :   but as you quit it, you have some withdrawl symptoms
User :   like addiction ?
Doctor :   Increased hunger, weight gain, mood changes etc
User :   mood changes ? like "drugs"
User :   ?
Doctor :   The mood is variable because of the cravings for the nicotine
User :   oh
Doctor :   Increases sleep, increase thirst
Doctor :   They go for one week
User :   oh
Doctor :   and then you are finally alright
Doctor :   Actually there are lot of environmental modifications to be made during the quit
User :   oh
Doctor :   Not moving with smokers
Doctor :   Removing the smell curtains bed pillows
Doctor :   Removing the ash trays
User :   is there any effects when i took varecline when i smoke ?
Doctor :   Do not go to the same counters where you go and buy your cigars
User :   like coughing ? or others ?
User :   or will it just like normal state,
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   But do not worry
Doctor :   they are short term
User :   oh
User :   will it injure my other organs ?
User :   like throat ?
Doctor :   no
User :   sore troat?
Doctor :   no
User :   ok thx alot doc
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