A member asked:

Can vaporizing cause infections on my femur bone fracture? i know smoking cause infection but how bout vaporizing?

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Dr. Steven Brown answered

Specializes in Hand Surgery

Smoking and vaporizing both put you at increased risk for infection they do not cause the infection. Anything that causes small vessel constriction limiting blood flow to the fracture site will increase the risk, this includes smoking and vaporizing.

Answered Apr 11, 2014



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