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Christine Jeffries

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ask: I was told i have pericarditis its been about 4 months that i first started suffering from this I waas told been by hospital doctor and my gp when it flared up again about 1 1/2 later from first being told both have told me that it is cause i smoke and i

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very bad kidney infection and then became ill a few weeks after this water infection happened and suffered from a mild infection during this time of illness what i was hoping to found out from you is if it is due to smoking that i am still suffering from this promblem and if i contiue to smoke i will havw this problem for the rest of my life as i been told by GP that it is a smoker disease and need to give up for recovery from this illness thank you hope you will be able to help me on this subject jeannette

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Maryann Gromisch RN Guide

Hi Jeannette,
Follow your doctor's recommendation that you should quit smoking. Your GP knows your complete medical history, which I do not.

September 13, 2011 - 5:20pm
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