Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Marijuana after general anesthesia

A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Depends: Smoking anything can impair the small blood vessel flow to the wound site and delay healing. It doesn't matter if you had a general or local.General a... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Probably not: A check of various drug interaction registries shown no interaction with a commonly used general anesthetic gas. However, atropine is an agent used in... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Levin
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Stop anyway: Despite legalization and differing opinions unless for a medical reason, and still i suggest caution, do not use pot. It is far from refined and contr... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 44 years experience
How about now?: Would now be good for you? Smoking anything is giving your lungs extra toxins to deal with, not to mention brain effects of marijuana. Depending on ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 38 years experience
I doubt it: It seems unlikely, especially if you stop a month ahead of time.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
You'll need to discuss this with the oral surgeon who will be administering the anesthesia. They need to know exactly what drugs you are using to avoi... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
As long as you have no exposure in the weeks prior to the procedure any residual drug would be at such a low level it would not cause a negative react... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
15 years experience
Yes: It can compound the affect of anesthesia. Smokers in general tolerate intubation less well than non smokers. Tell your anesthesiologist about your us... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Rx?: If not, the biggest threat might be legal. Also you don't mention the likely strength or the amounts. Never be excessive. If you're in a safe place - ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Probably not: Local anesthesia is not generally affected by other medications.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 45 years experience
Check with anesthesI: you need to check with your physician or with somebody from your anesthesia team,since it depends on what kind of anesthesia they are going to use and... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.