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Is it bad to have smoked after having sinus surgery?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Smoking and surgery
Smoking is not bad; addiction is not a moral issue.
Smoking will impair your body's ability to heal.

In brief: Smoking and surgery
Smoking is not bad; addiction is not a moral issue.
Smoking will impair your body's ability to heal.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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Dr. Dale Tylor
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
In brief: Not the best idea
Surgery is usually a last resort for anything.
If you had bad enough disease that you needed surgery, you should commit to a lifestyle that prevents recurrence of the problem. Smoking significantly increases the risk of issues of the respiratory tract in addition to the myriad of other horrible problems it can cause. Smoking most certainly can affect your sinuses negatively.

In brief: Not the best idea
Surgery is usually a last resort for anything.
If you had bad enough disease that you needed surgery, you should commit to a lifestyle that prevents recurrence of the problem. Smoking significantly increases the risk of issues of the respiratory tract in addition to the myriad of other horrible problems it can cause. Smoking most certainly can affect your sinuses negatively.
Dr. Dale Tylor
Dr. Dale Tylor
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