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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Same as before, BAD: The risks of smoking remain the same as before the aortic valve heart operation. Heart attack, stroke, poor circulation, chronic lung disease, osteop ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamad Salkini
23 years experience Urology
72 days: 72 days is the sperm cycle.
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Dr. Stephen Chinn
38 years experience Urology
Sperm p varix surg: Typical transit time in the epididymis is 78-82 days: most physicians recommend a waiting/recovery period of at least 3 months after varicocele ligat ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Bad news: Recurrent disease pulmonary complications copd peripheral complications coronary disease lung cancer.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes, it does. And i'm pretty sure you already knew that. But here's your confirmation. Drinking and smoking will delay recovery after surgery. Per ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Surgery: If you have an extra $100k and years of your life you don't mind loosing to recovery, then it might be feasible. Surgery to make you taller is not co ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
I do not know of: Any and guess that is why no one has answered your question for a while. Consider hypnosis, it's much less invasive ; works well! have a happy new yea ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Yes: Smoking causes the blood vessels to constrict causing less oxygen flow to the areas of the body that need the oxygen for healing after a surgery.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
27 years experience General Surgery
Everything: From infection, poor / non healing, incision / repair breakdown to higher risk of cardiopulmonary complications are all reported with tobacco use. Ho ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
Probably not: Try to get 8 hours of sleep and take nothing by mouth after midnight.
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Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
There : There are two issues here to consider, one the effect of smoking on recovery from surgery and the other the effect of the drug, marijuana itself. Mari ... Read More

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