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Smoking hookah after rhinoplasty

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
One cigarette is not likely to expose you to serious risk. However, now that you are off this poison/tobacco, do not go back to using tobacco. For he... Read More
Dr. Frank Amico Sr
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
I haven’t smoked one cigarette in the last two weeks is not going into going to interfere with your rhinoplasty surgery. Not smoking for two weeks ove... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Second hand smoke: Better not to be around it so there is NO excuse if your healing slows down...
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Not permanently : second hand smoke may irritate your nasal passages but will not effect the long term results.
Dr. Brian Arslanian
Plastic Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: Definitely can make things worse. Effects of second hand smoke have been demonstrated. Nicotine is particularly harmful in plastic surgery where we ne... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
Family Medicine 48 years experience
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
Dr. Frank Mayo
Pulmonary Critical Care 48 years experience
Yes: If you have had plastic surgey for your nose and you continue to smoke , you will heal more slowly and smoking is associated with facial wrinkles.
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes: Nicotine constricts blood vessels and adversely effects healing and smoke is an irritant to your respiratory tract!
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
No effect: The low dose you might be injhaling through the air in a Hookah bar will have no effect on your healing rhinoplasty.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arti Jain
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Most certainly: It not only sets a bad example for the child, it increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (sids), and respiratory symptoms and illnesses inc... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Depends: Depends upon what you are smoking. In general hookah smoking with standard preparations is not immediately harmful to health.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No: But, in an hour-long smoking session of hookah, users consume about 100 to 200 times the volume of smoke of a cigarette. The chemical compositions of ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Yes and no: Yes, they are bad for you because you are still taking in nicotine, and because many of the other elements in the vapor (propylene glycol, formaldehyd... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
These act as: Respiratory irritants.

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