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A female asked:

I recently had a total ankle replacement done (2.5 wks ago) and i was wondering if smoking small amounts of medical marijuana would hinder healing?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
May be: Smoking weed, even under the guise of "medical marijuana" is not a good idea for your body, especially your brain.
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 40 years experience
Depends: If you have a medical condition that medical marijuana is prescribed for it is OK Just make sure you follow the weight bearing status that you doctor has prescribed and be care not to get light headed and/or fall
Last updated Sep 29, 2016


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