Smoking post surgery and effects on scarring?

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Recently had surgery which was very minor - small incision. I’ve stopped smoking since last week when the operation was but was wondering if it would be ok to start again. It is healing which I know smoking slows down, but was wondering if smoking had any negative effects on scarring? Will smoking cause there to be a more prominent scar?
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Maybe take this as an opportunity to quit completely as you’ve gotten this far?

It’s literally the single best thing that you could do for your health.
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I know this but I know I will start up again and just want to know about if it would potentially effect scarring if I start again TOO soon.
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(Original post by jordanlndn1)
I know this but I know I will start up again and just want to know about if it would potentially effect scarring if I start again TOO soon.
Smoking affects healing so yeah, you could have problems with your wound and get a bad scar.
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