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Smoking 1 pack each day, chest feels heavy during exhalation, burning sensation in pharynx, unproductive cough occasionally, warm sensation to both inner ears

I am 29 yo smoker, 1 pack a day for 14 yrs, recently I have noticed that my chest feels heavy during exhalation and my oropharynx/pharynx area burn , my pulse , b/p, and spO2 are good. I occasionally have an unproductive cough and a fairly constant warm sensation to both inner ears. This has been going on for approx 6 months
Asked On : Sun, 13 May 2012
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Your symptoms of exhalation problem is due to ill effects of smoking which seems to have resulted in early asthma.
Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. Smoking causes many diseases and reduces the health of smokers in general.
Smoking causes lung cancer.
Smoking causes lung diseases (e.g., emphysema, bronchitis, chronic airway obstruction) by damaging the airways and alveoli (i.e., small air sacs) of the lungs.
You must quit smoking immediately.
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