Gangrene
Gangrene is the death of tissue in part of the body, smoking can cause gangrene.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007218.htm

You can double your risk of Gangrene if u start smoking before the age of 16.
http://www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf/indexmh/tobacco-warnings-factsheets-gangrene

Smoking damages your blood vessels usually resulting in gangrene. Smoking causes 68 percent of Gangrene among males and 61 percent among females.
http://www.cancerinstitute.org.au/cancer_inst/campaigns/pdf/tobacco_gangrene_factsheet_20060502.pdf


How many years of smoking does it take until you get gangrene?
It can take 4 years or it can take 40 years but you can never tell. So in the end the best way to avoid gangrene is to not smoke at all.
http://au.answers.yahoo.com/question

Gangrene is a complication of necrosis or cell death characterized by the decay of body tissues, which become black (and/or green) and malodorous. It is caused by infection or ischemia, such as from thrombosis. It is usually the result of critically insufficient blood supply[1] (e.g.,peripheral vascular disease) and is often associated with diabetes and long-term smoking[citation needed]. This condition is most common in the lower extremities. The best treatment for gangrene is revascularization of the affected organ, which can reverse some of the effects of necrosis and allow healing. Other treatments include debridement and surgical amputation. The method of treatment is generally determined depending on location of affected tissue and extent of tissue loss./index?qid=20090824014904AA2Gxy1
















Gangrene is common to get in feet and legs. Gangrene always leads to amputation.
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Gangrene, on someone age 28
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