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31 Jan 2013

Post smoking chest problem
Hi Doc
I am now 78days smoke free (very proud of me) and until yesterday all was okay. Now i have a burning chest that comes and go sometimes with hot flushes. Is it related to earlier smoking or is it something i must be concerned ? I am 40 yrs and not yet started to be physical (palnning to start soon to avoid weight problems)

Your advise will be highly appreciated.

Thanks
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Sipho

Yes, your symptoms can be due to your smoking history and I suggest that you consult your doctor for a lung function test and chest x-ray. You will have to consult a doctor, as it is very important to have a proper diagnosis made.

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Dr Anrich
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