Can I smoke weed after rhinoplasty 4 weeks post op?

I was wondering if i can smoke weed. Im gonna cover my nose when i smoke it , but ive already breathed in cigarette smoke because second hand smoke, but should i smoke or should i wait?

Doctor Answers 2

Post op rhinoplasty

Certainly nobody would encourage it but you're not likely to do any significant direct harm to your healing at 4 weeks.  Make sure your behavior in general doesn't increase risk of nasal injury. I would check with your operating surgeon to confirm though. 

Washington DC Otolaryngologist
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4 weeks post op, some advices:

Thank you very much for enquire.

Swelling after a rhinoplasty depends of the surgery complexity. In this regard, the nasal swelling Post-op It can last from two weeks to two months. To reduce this swelling, I recommend you perform delicates daily lymphatic drainage massage therapy over the face (around the nose) avoid sun exposure, and take pain/inflamation pills, as your surgeron precribe you. Kind regards,  Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-  

Emmanuel Mallol Cotes, MD
Dominican Republic Plastic Surgeon
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