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Dr. Johnny Roy
58 years experience Urology
I don't know: Scientifically there is no evidence marijuana is as analgesic after surgery.Hasn't the surgeon given you pain medicine
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
yes: There is no interaction between this type of surgery and the causes for this type of surgery, and inhaling marijuana. Be sure that you are in a situa ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Retina & MJ: There are endocannabinoid receptors in the retina as well as nearly everywhere else in your body. These receptors can be affected by external cannabi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
It : It is important that you observe a healthy lifestyle prior to undergoing surgery. Marijuana may affect your respiratory status as well as your toleran ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
38 years experience Psychiatry
Food craving: Thc, the active ingredient in cannabis, is well-known to increase food cravings. Many people eat a lot--especially junk food that lies ready at hand a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Impairs it: Marijuana impairs judgement and thus makes driving dangerous.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Yes: There are some reports that marijuana use is associated with aggravation of hemorrhoids. See your local doctor for assessment.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
Very bad: Marijuana can cause symptoms similar t schizophrenia , which is the worst mh diagnoses., you should avoid it.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No: But you will get into some other troubles.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Here are some: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term m ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes.: Smoking marijuana after strabismus surgery can damage the eyes . Smoking marijuana can irritate the eyes and cause injection and discomfort.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prabhat Sinha
8 years experience Internal Medicine
No data on smoking a: Smoking has no relation but if you have smoker cough then it can slow healing or delay.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: The literature seems to indicate that more than occasional use of marijuana decreases seratonin levels.
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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Missing the point: Treatment of diverticulitis is designed to reverse inflammation and infection within affected diverticular pockets. In large part, such treatment aim ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Fontillas
36 years experience Child Psychiatry
Dont think so: Many causes of jaundice. If a person has cancer causing jaundice mj may help with hunger. Best to find out what the cause is and fix that first.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
It can, yes.: Most effects on the eyes are minor and temporary, such as dry eyes, watery eyes, and irritation (called "conjunctivitis"); but chemo can cause more se ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Controversial: Years ago, papers on brain atrophy said to be due to marijuana were published, but unlikely that there was causation in retrospect. However, in young ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Increased seizures: Mj can lower the seizure threshold. This means abnormal electrical activity in the brain can escape more easily under mj, triggering seizures. This ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Back
36 years experience Medical Oncology
Dry or watery: Most common side effects are watery (5fu) or dry--which can make your eyes feel irritated or scratchy.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Smoking & voice: Smokers will eventually develop a rather gruff, deep voice. Also, smokers can get vocal cord polyps which disrupt vocal cord functionality. Bad for s ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
None: To my knowledge, tobacco has plenty of effects on other organs, but not the gallbladder.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Should not: Shouldn't be a problem with getting good results on a TB test. If you have any other questions that you'd like to pose or have a 1-1 private consulta ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
As above: Smoking weeds can cause symptoms similar to schizophrenia. And this is bad enough.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Usually not: But why were you put on this steroid to begin with? An underlying problem for which you were given this drug could effect fertility.
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