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does smoking marijuana inhibit wound healing?

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Dr. Marcello Maviglia
Psychiatry 40 years experience
No.: There is no evidence that marijuana inhibit wound healing.
Dr. Vadim Glukh
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 23 years experience
Diluting oxygen..: Any smoking dilutes your oxygen intake, making it less beneficial for one to smoke. However, the nicotine is blamed for direct negative effect on healing.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
However, there is no nicotine in marijuana.
Sep 15, 2013
Dr. Vadim Glukh
Dr. Vadim Glukh commented
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 23 years experience
Provided original answer
agree, i was just comparing the "common" smoking to the "weed", thank you
Sep 15, 2013

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