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I cut my scalp open today and had six stitches. will smoking cannabis be okay? i feel like it will help with the pain.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Slows healing: Do as you will. Smoking anything effects the small blood vessels and reduces blood flow to a wound. I know surgeons who refuse to do elective surgery on patients until they stop.

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