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Marijuana after general anesthesia

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 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

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Levin
Psychiatry 42 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
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 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
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 37 years experience
I doubt it: It seems unlikely, especially if you stop a month ahead of time.
Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology 24 years experience
It shouldn't: However, traces of thc remain in the system for a rather long time. 30 days should be sufficient for the drug to clear your system completely, but th... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Ellis
14 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
A member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Probably not: Local anesthesia is not generally affected by other medications.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Not needed: if you are a habitual Marijuana user, remember it has health side effects and you should get on a program to stop it. If you are an occasional user, o... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
It is always good to tell your Dr everything. Especially if they are putting you to sleep. Should be no medical hangoverat 15 days but still mention ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Good Question: Are you having local anesthesia or IV sedation? You need to disclose your cannabis use to your surgeon, since they will be administering the anesthesi... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Regular use of cannabinoids can affect dose of anesthetics and analgesics. You can undergo the procedure, but need to let all doctors know of your u... Read More