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What is the risk of someone having craving of eating

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What is the risk of someone having craving of eating cigarettes ashes
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 5 months ago.

Hi

It is mostly going to be carbon.

That said, there are many carcinogens in cigarette smoke.

Some residual chemicals might be in the ashes.

I would suggest that such cravings can also indicate underlying disorders, and that such a person should see medical attention and evaluation.

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