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'Smoking can make your nipples fall off': Plastic surgeon warns of gangrene following breast lift
The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | December 6, 2011 | Claire Bates

Posted on 12/09/2011 8:41:34 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Smoking can make your nipples fall off - this is the astonishing claim by Dr Anthony Youn, one of American's top plastic surgeons.

The practitioner from Detroit, Michigan, was quick to point out this applied to patients who underwent breast lifts to perk up their chests.

He said the nicotine and carbon monoxide taken in during smoking can disrupt blood flow to different parts of the body and so disrupts the healing process following surgery.

The toxins can act as a 'virtual tourniquet' and effectively kill a body part by stopping blood from reaching it.

Speaking to CNN Health, Dr Youn said: 'I cringe every time I see a patient for a breast lift who is a smoker.

'I’m deathly afraid that despite my warnings, she will smoke before or after surgery and cause her nipples to turn black and fall off.

'I've seen it before,' he claimed.

Dr Youn said he treated one female smoker whose nipples had turned purple after smoking caused the tiny veins in the breast to fail, leading to a backup of old blood.

Left untreated they could have turned black and fallen off.

He had to resort to using leeches over several days to suck out the old blood and so restore the woman's nipples to a healthy pink.

He told CNN he now made sure all of his patients understood the dire outcomes that could result from smoking following a cosmetic operation.

'If you are having a breast lift or reduction and you smoke, your nipples could turn black and fall off.

'If you are having a tummy tuck and you smoke, you may get an infection resulting in a big gross open wound that will take three months to heal.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: gangrene; nannystate; napl; plasticsurgery; smoking
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"I found these nipples in the sewer..." #AquaTeenHungerForce
1 posted on 12/09/2011 8:41:38 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: Eric Blair 2084; SheLion; Gabz; Hank Kerchief; 383rr; libertarian27; traviskicks; bamahead; CSM; ...

Sounds like he may be simply piling onto the anti-smoking bandwagon.

Sort-of-a-Nanny State PING!


2 posted on 12/09/2011 8:43:21 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

There is a Southpark episode in this.


3 posted on 12/09/2011 8:47:59 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
He had to resort to using leeches over several days to suck out the old blood and so restore the woman's nipples to a healthy pink.

When regular pasties just won't hold.
4 posted on 12/09/2011 8:49:20 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Raquel: Non-smoking, yet she is still smoking hot.
5 posted on 12/09/2011 8:49:26 AM PST by optiguy (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.----- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
It's true!

6 posted on 12/09/2011 8:50:15 AM PST by TSgt (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.)
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To: cripplecreek

Ah smoking, is there anything it can’t do?


7 posted on 12/09/2011 8:51:10 AM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

“He had to resort to using leeches for several days to suck out the old blood....”

FINALLY someone came up with something useful for the OWS to do!;)


8 posted on 12/09/2011 8:51:44 AM PST by Frank_2001
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
'Smoking can make your nipples fall off'

Put that on the surgeon general's warning on cigarette packs.

9 posted on 12/09/2011 8:51:59 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Herman Cain: possibly the escapee most dangerous to the Democrats since Frederick Douglass.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

OK, let me be the first:

“What a boob!”


10 posted on 12/09/2011 8:53:24 AM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: TSgt

I was laughing at the pic until I saw what was hanging down. Then I threw up.


11 posted on 12/09/2011 8:53:43 AM PST by optiguy (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.----- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks; martin_fierro; mikrofon
Smoking can make your nipples fall off. . . .

I was just thinking yesterday, I said to myself, "You know, there are certain sentences that will never appear in the English language, oh, like, 'Smoking can make your nipples fall off.'" And then I wake up this morning and see this! It's a funny world.

12 posted on 12/09/2011 9:02:17 AM PST by Charles Henrickson (Nip it in the butt.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

So, if I don’t like my nipples, I should take up smoking?


13 posted on 12/09/2011 9:03:02 AM PST by Jonty30 (If a person won't learn under the best of times, than he must learn under the worst of times.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

ATHF - great episode


14 posted on 12/09/2011 9:09:28 AM PST by NativeSon
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Dr Youn said he treated one female smoker whose nipples had turned purple after smoking caused the tiny veins in the breast to fail, leading to a backup of old blood.
 
 

 
 
This thread is soooo gonna get pulled. Might as well have some fun before it does.


15 posted on 12/09/2011 9:09:49 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS! This means liberals AND libertarians (same thing) NO LIBS!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

That’s probably why women aren’t supposed to smoke when breast feeding. What a nasty trick to play on a baby.


16 posted on 12/09/2011 9:09:52 AM PST by Jaxter ("Pro Aris et Focis")
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To: Charles Henrickson

what would make that sentence great is if it were read aloud by Jackie Mason


17 posted on 12/09/2011 9:11:18 AM PST by NativeSon
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It does sound pretty funny...


18 posted on 12/09/2011 9:11:24 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Occupy DC General Assembly: We are Marxist tools. WE ARE MARXIST TOOLS!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Apparently this surgeon can’t put a nipple back on a breast during reduction or reconstruction surgery without worrying that the darn thing might fall off (and is all set to place the blame on any and all things besides his lack of skill)

....he must not have been paying attention during HomeEc sewing.....


19 posted on 12/09/2011 9:13:49 AM PST by libertarian27 (Agenda21: Dept. of Life, Dept. of Liberty and the Dept. of Happiness)
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To: Jonty30

[ So, if I don’t like my nipples, I should take up smoking? ]

You gotta get the breast lift first.....


20 posted on 12/09/2011 9:13:58 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Jonty30

I’m ‘gonna try it to see if it does work.


21 posted on 12/09/2011 9:14:17 AM PST by donhunt (Certified and proud "Son of a Bitch".)
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To: optiguy
Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off

She said I’m going out with my girlfriends
Margaritas at the Holiday Inn
Lord have mercy, my only thought
Was Tequila makes her clothes fall off

I told her put an extra layer on
I know what happens when she drinks Patrone
Her closet’s missing half the things she’s bought
Ya Tequila makes her clothes fall off

(Chorus)


She’ll start with kickin’ out of her shoes
Loose an earring in her drink
Leave her jacket in the bathroom stall
Drop a contact down the sink

Them pantyhose aint gonna last too long
If the DJ puts Bon Jovi on
She might come home in a table cloth
Ya tequila makes her clothes fall off

Break

She can handle any champagne brunch
A bridal shower with Bacardi punch
Jello shooters full of Smirnoff
But Tequila makes her clothes fall off

Chorus
She don’t mean nothing - she’s just havin fun
Tomorrow she’ll say oh what have I done
Her friends will joke about the stuff she lost
ya tequila makes her clothes fall off
oh Tequila makes her clothes fall off (x2)


22 posted on 12/09/2011 9:16:28 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: GraceG

I do need a my manipples lifted.


23 posted on 12/09/2011 9:17:56 AM PST by Jonty30 (If a person won't learn under the best of times, than he must learn under the worst of times.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Smoking cause Pluto to be demoted from Planet status.

Smoking is what killed Michael Jackson.

Smoking is the reason JFK was shot.

Smoking caused WWI.

24 posted on 12/09/2011 9:24:18 AM PST by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

It used to be, when catching a kid with a BB gun, you’d say “You’ll shoot yer eye out, kid!”

Now, you catch a young kid with a smoke, you have to say “You’ll knock yer nipples off, kid!”

What a world!


25 posted on 12/09/2011 9:26:12 AM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: Charles Henrickson; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; martin_fierro
He had to resort to using leeches over several days to suck out the old blood and so restore the woman's nipples to a healthy pink.

There's an organization that will provide those people -- I think it's called "La Leechy League"....

26 posted on 12/09/2011 9:32:54 AM PST by mikrofon (Maybe Le Lechers' League)
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To: TSgt

It looks like her waterhead baby is crowning.


27 posted on 12/09/2011 9:37:11 AM PST by ChiefJayStrongbow
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To: Vigilanteman

Ha! That’s the first thing i thought of when i saw the headline ...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nj2700em-JQ&ob=av3e
Joe Nichols - Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off


28 posted on 12/09/2011 9:37:22 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: mikrofon

**snicker**


29 posted on 12/09/2011 9:37:57 AM PST by libertarian27 (Agenda21: Dept. of Life, Dept. of Liberty and the Dept. of Happiness)
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INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH
HUMOR

>> PING <<
No amateurs, please.
Send FReepmail if you want on/off ISHP list
The List of Ping Lists

Yeah, there's a t-shirt.

30 posted on 12/09/2011 9:44:57 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: optiguy

You just cost me another blood pressure pill.

Raquel has always been one of my favorites.

Seems the water may be a bit cold.


31 posted on 12/09/2011 9:48:29 AM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~.. Newt/Palin-West-2012."got a lot swirling around in my head.")
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To: TSgt

Some of my Wendy’s chili just came back up my esophagus.


32 posted on 12/09/2011 9:55:24 AM PST by goseminoles
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To: Dead Corpse

Smoking makes you smell like garbage.


33 posted on 12/09/2011 10:09:00 AM PST by RC51
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

And I thought those were just jujube’s I saw all over the sidewalk on the way into work this morning...


34 posted on 12/09/2011 10:10:24 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (A communist is just a liberal in a hurry)
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To: RC51
So do curry, cabbage, and onions. What's your point?

Or did smoking steal your logic as well? It's known to do that...

35 posted on 12/09/2011 10:26:31 AM PST by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

My neighbor, a nurse, had enhancement surgery several years ago and her doctor told her the same thing. Being crazier than a loon and a chain smoker, she ignored his advice; until those exact effects kicked in and she almost ended up with a mastectomy. This has nothing to do with anti-smoking and a lot to do with adverse effects of the components of tobacco smoke on healing tissues. Her plastic surgeon was also a smoker.


36 posted on 12/09/2011 10:33:39 AM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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You had me at nipples.


37 posted on 12/09/2011 11:01:34 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Thanks for the ping!


38 posted on 12/09/2011 11:04:14 AM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: Slings and Arrows
You had me at (PURPLE) nipples.


39 posted on 12/09/2011 11:08:13 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS! This means liberals AND libertarians (same thing) NO LIBS!)
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To: Slings and Arrows
'I’m deathly afraid that despite my warnings, she will smoke before or after surgery and cause her nipples to turn black and fall off.

'I've seen it before,' he claimed.

I stay off those kinds of websites.

40 posted on 12/09/2011 11:13:55 AM PST by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: Responsibility2nd

41 posted on 12/09/2011 11:15:11 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: humblegunner

Your pix don’t.


42 posted on 12/09/2011 11:23:43 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Your pix don’t.

Internet hoaxes, never believe them.

43 posted on 12/09/2011 11:34:26 AM PST by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: humblegunner

Weird thing is, you don’t *look* Jewish...


44 posted on 12/09/2011 11:41:48 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
J-Lo must be a nonsmoker . . .


45 posted on 12/09/2011 12:42:31 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

On the other hand, it would create two great places to put nicotine patches.


46 posted on 12/09/2011 3:54:50 PM PST by jim_trent
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To: colorado tanker

I love me some brestisisi


47 posted on 12/09/2011 4:16:44 PM PST by al baby (Is that old windbag still on the air ?)
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To: Responsibility2nd

You just had to play the old “Purple Nurple” card, huh?


48 posted on 12/09/2011 4:25:30 PM PST by Grizzled Bear (No More RINOS!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
I needed the laugh desperately, which has surfaced for the last half-hour or more.

That is the Headline of the Year.

Thank you!

49 posted on 12/09/2011 4:28:36 PM PST by elkfersupper
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To: RJS1950

Isn’t that true for those needing eye surgery? They’re asked to quit smoking some months before the procedure is done, mainly for recovery reasons?


50 posted on 12/09/2011 4:31:33 PM PST by Ladysmith (The evil that's happening in this country is the cancer of socialism...It kills the human spirit.)
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