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A 23-year-old female asked:

Will smoking marijuana after surgery effect the recovery time of an appendectomy?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
No effect: This will not speed up nor slow down healing. If this is your normal pattern, don't worry.
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