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A 20-year-old male asked:

Im having knee surgery to level my knee cap wit my patella is it okay to smoke weed one week before surgery?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
It is not going to: have any particular impact on your surgery, although cigarette smoking will. An anesthesiologist will interview you prior to your surgery about your anesthesia risks, and I always recommend that people be honest in that evaluation.

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