Does passive smoking cause cancer ?
My answer will be yes. Passive smoking and the actual smokers are equally at the risk of developing Lung Cancer. Passive smoking is also called secondhand smoke. Long term effects of passive smoking are- Lung cancer, Asthma, Pneumonia, Bronchitis and persons are also at risk of developing Cardiovascular diseases, Dementia, Renal cell carcinoma, Brain tumor. It is more harmfull in Infants and Children with risk of causing Asthma, Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Allergy, Infection in lungs and throat, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Premature birth, Low birth weight.
this is my personal experince, my husband is a chronic smoker, i tried every thing to stop him smoking, but nothing made him to stop. when i was pregnant i took an oppurtunity and made my mind some how i will make him quit. whenever he smokes i use to sit infront of him. he use to shout at me and say passive smoking is more dangerous, it will affect my kid, he use to request me to go away. i use to say that active smoking is also dangerous my husband, if you quit i will. then he made a mind and he left smoking. Haaaaaaaaaa
Number of studies have been conducted and came with the conclusion that passive smokers are at more risk of cancer than active smoker. , as active smoker smoke through a filter and passive smoke indirectly & directly inhale lot of noxious stuff , which is more dangerous.
I m worried about Lung Cancer. I have never smoked but everyone in my family does. My mother, Aunt, 2 uncles and 1st cousin, on my mom s side of the family, all die from small cell lung cancer. They all smoked a lot. What are my odds that I will get lung cancer from always being around 2nd hand smoke?
Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... I am a teen and ive been staying with my grandmother for a few months who smokes inside and i also come to her house after school. Can I get lung cancer from being around all her smoking?
I don t smoke..but my husband does and has smoked for years...every once in a while I will get the taste of smoke in my mouth and the smell in my nostrils like I just smoked a cigarette? What does that mean for me...do I need to see a doctor....I m having that problem right now...I hate it!
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