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Does marijuana affect surgery

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Dr. Johnny Roy
Urology 59 years experience
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
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
Dr. Keshav Narain
Retinal Surgery 29 years experience
No: If you have retinal surgery by me, my instructions are to avoid smoking anything. There should not be too much pain afterwards. Usually acetominophe... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
As early as possible: They all interfere in different ways with natural immunity and coagulation, critical around surgery in order to allow proper and timely healing. Not t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Hastriter
Pediatric Neurology 19 years experience
Marijuana: After any surgical procedure you should refrain from drug use that is not followed closely by a physician as you need to cognitively be able to report... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 40 years experience
NO: Post op patients should optimize their general health, with rest, good diet, and avoidance of non prescription drugs. Marijuana does not have analgesi... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No: It only tests for nicotine, as long as neither if you smoke cigarettes or cigars you are fine
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Risks/benefits: All meds/supplements/recreational drugs should only be used with clear goals, such as treating a condition or a symptom and discontinued as soon as po... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 19 years experience
Smoking Is Not Ideal: It delays wound healing, impairs blood vessel formation (angiogenesis) and more. If you need the thc your dr. Can prescribe marrinol.

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