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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 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
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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What kind of surgery: Generally "social" use of marijuana is not going to cause any difficulties. Heavy marijuana smokers can get lung problems just as cigarette smokers do ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Aortic valve surgery: You should never smoke again.......... Wasn't the surgery enough problems, you need to cause yourself more trouble?
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Forever: Never, never start again.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Smoking: smoking is bad for everyone except maybe those selling the things
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Probably not: I would tell the doctor during your pre-op evaluation. Very heavy daily pot smokers can and do get chronic bronchitis, and even emphysema. You don't ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Not if it's illegal: I would not ever mix it with standard pain meds. In addition, there are over 600 chemicals in smoked marijuana. We of course did not know all the inte ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Nicotine: Yes as long as you test negative. Welcome to the new world of healthcare where the Insurance carrier determines what, when, if and how you get care - ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Congratulations on the successful surgery. Marijuana is a relatively benign herb that may help relieve your post-operative discomfort. I know of no ev ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
2-4 weeks: The nicotine metabolite is present in urine for up to 4 weeks depending on how much you smoke.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
As long as possible: Depending on the difficulty of the extraction, no smoking for 24 hours. The sooner you smoke, the more likely you will have problems. You risk getting ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Buchanan
52 years experience Plastic Surgery
Never again: The gynecomastia was probably due to the "weed" you smoked, not low testosterone. Since it is impossible to totally remove all the breast tissue, you ... Read More
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