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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
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

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
TellTheAnesthetist: It depends on what conscious Sedation drug they are using.They usually do not use General Anesthesia for Endoscopy but a drug like Propofol which is a ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
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
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Levin
40 years experience in Psychiatry
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
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A male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience in Psychiatry
I doubt it: It seems unlikely, especially if you stop a month ahead of time.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
12 years experience in Anesthesiology
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
A member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
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
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
Probably not: Local anesthesia is not generally affected by other medications.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
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

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