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Is it bad to smoke if u had scoliosis surgery?

17 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
10 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It is bad to smoke under all circumstances.

In brief: Yes

It is bad to smoke under all circumstances.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Robert Fink
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: YES

Smoking impairs clearance of normal secretions from the airways and makes them more susceptible to infection.
Coughing from smoking will be very uncomfortable after back or scoliosis surgery and could impair healing. It is never healthy to smoke before or after surgery.

In brief: YES

Smoking impairs clearance of normal secretions from the airways and makes them more susceptible to infection.
Coughing from smoking will be very uncomfortable after back or scoliosis surgery and could impair healing. It is never healthy to smoke before or after surgery.
Dr. Robert Fink
Dr. Robert Fink
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