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A 51-year-old female asked:

Having surgery tomorrow doc called to make sure i quit smoking (fat grafting) should i let him know i am using the nicotine gum?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Endocrinology 52 years experience
Nicotine gum: Yes, let the surgeon know but also stop chewing today. Unlikely that this would hold up your surgery. Hope all goes well.
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