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I'm not a smoker but, When my mom quit smoking she did what my grandpa always said to do If you have a sore throat. It sounds nasty but my mom says works! And I know it works for a sore throat. You drink a tablespoon of vinegar and then right after a tablespoon of honey then drink plenty of water. The vinegar kills bacteria in your throat while the honey soothes it. Hope this helps!!
im in the process of trying to quit smoking. i dont have the will power to go cold turkey.i alternate between the e cig and real ones...i have smoked for 20 years. i started when i was 12 i am now 32 it is time to stop...i have mild cardiomyopothy. 2 days ago did real good only smoked half of a real cig yesterday i smoked 6 it is still down from my normal pack a day. i cough more now than ever does even slowing down smoking make you start have smokers cough?
While kathyjo is right - you should make an appt with your dr to make sure nothing serious is wrong - I can totally relate to what you're saying. I too, quit 4 1/2 months ago and the congestion and mucus is still with me and gathering in my throat just as you describe as well as some wheezing. Feels like my sinuses are draining, in fact, I know they are. You may have a sinus infection. A benedryl as well as a decongestant tablet help quite a bit and dry up the drainage temporarily.
There might be a residual cough from the years of smoking. My sister was much like you but did quit...her lungs are so much better and she definitely has lost that smoker's cough.
I am 29, and I quit smoking about a week ago and all these symptoms just started and I am ready to start smoking again because I did not go through any of this while I was smoking. Now that I quit I have coughing spells, 2 minutes after I eat I have a brief moment of shortness of breath, when I wake up I have a terrible headache (this is when I usually light up my first cig), when I go to the bathroom I start wanting a cig so bad (I usually light up while on the toilet).
Smoking marijuana can hurt your lungs, like smoking regular tobacco cigarettes can. There are other bad effects too. I urge you to try to quit all smoking. Maybe look for smoking-quitting groups in your area where you won't be alone, while working on quitting. It's always hard to quit a habit that helps people "escape" (temporarily) from problems, etc., but it will be worth it, to get your health back!
I smoked from the age of 16 to the age of 27, quit for a year, picked up at 28 until I was 30, then started again 3 months ago. (I am now 31 1/2) I have now quit for the last week and plan (hope) to never start again. I know that the benefits will be worth it as I've quit for long periods of time before. I have put on about 15 lbs (not related to smoking, more from over eating due to stress).
I have been caughing up black stugg with the clear mucus. I quit smoking about 2 weeks ago and have had a respritory infection.
I am however, coughing up (apologies) a brown mucus with flecks in it, alot like I've coughed up before when I've quit smoking. However, when I last quit, the mucus was clear with flecks in. I'm in a bit of a state about all this now and have an appointment with my doctor tomorrow but just wondered if anyone else could share similar experiences?
a sign that the smoking has not resulted in enough inflammation to cause excessive mucus production and lung clearance of mucus. As the American Lung Association says that by quitting, “You have just committed a death-defying act.” Good luck at sticking with it.
html Approximately 80 to 90 percent of COPD cases are caused by smoking; a smoker is 10 times more likely than a nonsmoker to die of COPD. You can quit...I was a smoker and have been smoke free for 6 years. Good luck to you!
I was a smoker from last two years and had 4-5 cigrretes per day but now i quit from one month and still have mucus in my throat. And also my nose is so dry always and feel like thirsty for water. Pl suggest me cheaper solution for this desease.
It is never blood alone, it's always mixed in the mucus. I quit smoking cigarettes at the start of the year, but it still has me concerned.
When I would smoke it through the years my chest would get tight and I always had lots of mucus.I quit 3 months ago and have felt a bit better but still getting alot of mucus and having breathing problems.If I cough it makes a harsh rattly sound.How long does it take for the lungs to recover from this? Am I expecting too much too early? Or will it take alot longer for my lungs to feel better? Also a bit worried that I have the beginnings of chronic bronchitis.I get alot of mucus.
night I may smoke a 1/2 pack of cigarettes or I may go on vacation and smoke the whole week. I quit social smoking about a year and a 1/2 ago except for one night in Dec. About a month ago I noticed some blood in my phlegm so I went to the Dr. and I was put on an antibiotic and was sent for a chest x-ray, the x-ray was normal. Now I am spitting all the time, my lungs hurt I am spitting so much to examine my phlegm.
I am a light smoker. i smoke around 5 cigarets a day(i know quit smoking)i drink dariy(actually tryed stoping but dosnt realy effect my condition - ot +) This hawking and gaging might lead to my acid reflux problems or mabey the acid reflux problems are just a totaly seperate case unconjoined with the mucus problem. Some times i don't even think i have a problem because some of the tell tell signs disapear.
You are 15 and smoking----- hate to hear that!!!!!!!! I quit last oct 19th--- its such a freeing experience if u can get past the first couple weeks. Nothing good comes frm smoking. Nothing. It's expensive, smoke is terrible for u. It smells up a vehicle. I think it can make u age faster. And there is always the cancer that a lot of folks end up getting eventually. Do your health a favor and quit. Really---- u are so young this is the best time. All the best.
Hi, I am a 31 years female , and 3 month ago I wanted to quit smoking ,so I bought an electronic cigarette(containing propylen glychol, alchool and nicotine in high concentration,aprox.18 mg).
To: a break down of benefit of stopping smoking The immediate and long term benefits of stopping smoking Within 20 minutes: Your blood pressure, pulse rate, and the temperature of your hands and feet will all return to normal. Within 12 hours: Your blood oxygen level will have increased to normal and carbon monoxide levels will have dropped to normal. Within 48 hours: Damaged nerve endings have started to regrow and your sense of smell and taste are beginning to return to normal.
After the 2 months he decided to quit smoking. He has smoked for 60 years or more. One-half to a pack a day, had been down to 3 or 4 a day for a long time. After he quit smoking the cough didn't leave. The doctor did an x-ray, and said it was normal. Then the cough became wet with white string mucus. The doctor said the lungs were trying to clear out and prescribed Spiriva to help. My husband could not take it, because it made him breathless.
I have a constant headache and the coughing has been consistent. I have recently quit smoking and the cold came on about the same time as i quit. Is this related? Also i found blood in my mucous in my nostril when i blew my nose, There was quite a lot of blood, I also seem to have blocked ears. What should i do?
Hi, guys, I quit smoking for the day 6th now.
The other possibility, especially given the “feeling that there is something in my throat”, that your symptoms may be secondary to disease of the upper respiratory tract (nose and sinuses) rather than coming from your lungs. Your decision to quit smoking was very wise. Don’t ever resume smoking.
Hi there. I'm a 43-year-old female who quit smoking in January after smoking a pack a day (or more) for over 20 years. I also quit cold turkey (but used the patch). The patch certainly took the edge off for me. I stopped using it five weeks into the eight-week program. I also did not get a cough. But, like you, boy did I get lung pain. The weird thing for me was it didn't start immediately after I quit smoking, but a few weeks later.
I am 35, am a diabetic type 2, have been a smoker (10-12 cig a day) for 10 ys, quit smoking a month back. I quit because I was getting bit of dull pain on my right upper front side of chest below the shoulder blade and chest felt bit heavy. But as I quit, I seem to feel more uncomfortable in the right upper part of chest every now and then. The pain is not terrible though and there are time when I don't feel it at all.
I thought I would never quit smoking. I also quit smoking cigs which is partly why I have headaches, I hope. I have had headaches for almost a full month now, and do not know why. I hope and pray there is nothing wrong with me because it would ruin me, I just hope I can bounce back somehow. You are not alone man....
I have a question. I quit smoking tobacco -5 years ago now, but was also smoking weed for about 10 years regularly, (maybe less)..now, at the beginning of 2009 I quit that too....I had health issues, I had sore chest, swollen throat wtc, and was sent for a chest xray(came back normal), went and saw a respirologist and was sent for a breathing test, which also came back normal...I went about my busiess...
What your story reveals is that you have sensitive bronchi, which is often an inherited thing, and now that you have quit smoking, you should never resume smoking again. Good luck.
If you are a smoker and have developed long standing lung infections/inflammation it can compromise your lung function To improve lung function practice breathing exercises and quit smoking. Lung function tests could further help in evaluation. If the symptoms are getting worse or if you develop additional symptoms please consult your primary care physician. In the meantime try warm salt water gargles. Good luck with your therapy. Regards.
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