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smoking hookah after rhinoplasty

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Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Second hand smoke: Better not to be around it so there is NO excuse if your healing slows down...

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, for good reason: After any surgery, healing is superior in people who do not smoke! in fact, it is beneficial to stop smoking well before your surgery. Cosmetic surger ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Ask your surgeon: Smoking itself may not cause any problems but forceful breathing through the nose can cause bleeding in the first few days(about one week) of your op ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience General Practice
No such thing: No such thing as "legal weed"...It is against federal law to prescribe or use or possess it....It is not medicine...Yet.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Marijuana: Marijuana can make you sick from toxins absorbed( smoke), oxygen deprivation, or other over-indulgances combined with smoking.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
COPD / emphysema: See a doctor who can do a pft (pulmonary function test) . Possibly your pcp, or an allergist or pulmonary specialist can make an accurate diagnosis ba ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
A coincidence: Most likely is a seasonal flu. Is a viral infection. The common symptoms are: fever, muscle ache, headache, dry cough and nasal congestion. The good r ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Probably harmless: The laws against cannabis were written with an eye to politics rather than demonstrated health dangers, and unlike the other illegal drugs, efforts to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
It : It is important that you observe a healthy lifestyle prior to undergoing surgery. Marijuana may affect your respiratory status as well as your toleran ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
yes: There is no interaction between this type of surgery and the causes for this type of surgery, and inhaling marijuana. Be sure that you are in a situa ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rian Maercks
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Two weeks: In general it is best to refrain from smoking for two weeks before and two weeks after surgery.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
Smoke cessation prog: There are nicotine patches or chantix. They also have smoke cessation programs in hospitals. Good luck on quitting. Two years is not a long time so h ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Likely: Cotinine may stay detectable for 4-10 days after last use. Consult this site for drug elimination times. ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Robinson
20 years experience Pulmonology
Unsure: No fda approved trials have been conducted, thus, safety is not known.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Smoking: In long run, both are as bad.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Both are respiratory irritants. Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with realit ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Greenberg
Specializes in Prosthodontics
Never?: Smoking dries the mouth tissues and promotes infection. If you really must smoke, wait at least 1 week for the skin to heal.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Good job!: Less likely to get cardiopulmonary and neurologic disease, less likely to smoke, less likely to develop most cancers ... Also saves $$$ in the long ru ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes!!!: Congratulations on quitting! back in june, a study was published demonstrating that the longer one stops smoking, the better. This study also show ben ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It's illegal: As it is illegal to smoke per federal law, a conscientious doctor can't recommend marijuana use, especially in a forum like this. Smoking anything is ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Arango
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
What's the problem?: You quit. Congrats. Why do you think that quitting would cause a a cough. Be happy and worry about something else.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: No relation.
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