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Signs & Symptoms

The use of e-cigarettes and vapes has risen in recent years, especially among youth. E-cigarettes are associated with a number of health risks caused by the dangerous chemicals they contain. E-cigarettes can contain nicotine, a highly addictive drug. Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of e-cigarette and vaping use to help protect you and the people you care about.

Signs & symptoms of youth and young adult vaping
  • Finding unusual or unfamiliar items—such as the vaping device made by JUUL (an electronic cigarette company) that looks like a USB drive
  • Sweet fragrances
  • Mood swings, agitation
  • Acting impulsively
  • Declining academic or athletic performance
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weight loss
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Mouth sores
  • Coughing and throat-clearing
  • Chest pain
  • Seizures

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