A 20-year-old male asked:
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my friend is about to have a surgery on the shoulder is it okay to let him smoke marijuana after?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Who are you, your : Friend' s guardian angel , you know it is illegal , shoulder sugary is not a medical indication.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
NO: Post op patients should optimize their general health, with rest, good diet, and avoidance of non prescription drugs. Marijuana does not have analgesic properties, and smoking of any kind reduces oxygen availability to the repair, and could hurt healing. Good luck to your "friend.".
Answered on Dec 30, 2016
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