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Smoking addiction, have lower abdominal pain, chest pain on over exerting, low appetite. Cause?

Hi i am 23 years old and i have been smoking since about one and a half year till now on an average about 8-11 cigaretts a day. I am planning on quiting what are my chances of getting cancer or any problem because of this period of smoking.. I have a lower abdomen pain and sometimes if i run a lot or do oo uch work my chest hurts a bit..I am actually underweight also. it was before i started smoking.. but recently i lost about 3 kilos and i normally don t feel like eating much..
Asked On : Fri, 20 Jul 2012
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Hello. Welcome to hcm.
Smoking causes lot of problems and cancer. Quitting now is a good option. Nobody can say you wil not have any problems for smoking you have done,but if you quit now,you can expect a normal life span as of others.
Getting pain in chest and abdomen is just that you are not accustomed for running.
I advice you to stop smoking and start exercising. Monitor your bmi and eat healthy foods. If pain is too severe,you have to undergo tests to rule out any pathology.
All the best
Answered: Sat, 21 Jul 2012
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