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A 26-year-old male asked:

Hi doc, just circumcised few hours ago. i wanted to know if smoking marijuana can slow the healing process? do i wait for 6 weeks like sex? thanks doc

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Probably: Smoking anything, tobacco or weed can reduce blood flow needed to promote healing. It would be wise to wait a couple weeks at least. I doubt 6 wks is necessary.
Last updated Jun 22, 2016

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