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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

Chronic Bronchitis

07/09/2010

Question:

can tobacco sniffing cause or exacerbate chronic bronchitis

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness and for your question. There are some reports that tobacco sniffing and dry snuff use can exacerbate chronic bronchitis.

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Response by:

Michael E Ezzie, MD Michael E Ezzie, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University