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quitting before surgery
jstacey posted:
Hi, I am scheduled to have a breast reduction on the 17th of december and today is the first day not smoking. Will this be sufficient time without nicotine to be able to have the surgery?
Chris_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi and welcome,

This question should be answered by your doctor. Please call and ask him/her.

I'm proud of you for quitting, you are doing the best thing for your health. Please keep us posted on how you are doing with things.
I hope the surgery goes well for you!!

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