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I quit due to a health scare about 6 months ago and went back when all ended up fine.  What a stupid mistake.  Thought I could have just one.  NO SUCH LUCK.  I just went to my cardiologist and he said i have slight pericardial effusion which is some fluid around my heart....it was found during a CT scan on my lungs that he sent me for because I smoke.  now I am scheduled for a stress test and an echocardiogram.  I am very nervous but I wonder what is wrong with me that I continue to smoke?  I have to stop NOW.  Any help or advice from those who quit cold turkey????
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Oh my goodness, great apologies for not giving you support when you posted this. We are sorry for the delay.  Where do things stand now? Have you gone ahead and quit and how is it going. We'll do our best to give you support.  
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