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Can You Smoke Marijuana For Pain After Surgery
Cont'd 3: Or make any legal decisions withing 24 hours is because the anesthesia drugs impair judgement and reasoning ability as well as response time. Cannabis effect is additive to this. In the literature it is recommended to delay surgery until the thc has cleared the system. The half life is somewhere between 28 adn 56 hours depending upon the chronicity of the use. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Retina & MJ: There are endocannabinoid receptors in the retina as well as nearly everywhere else in your body. These receptors can be affected by external cannabis . . . And research has not established what the physiological outcome is. Please ask your retina surgeon about this -- s/he would be your best advisor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of surgery: Generally "social" use of marijuana is not going to cause any difficulties. Heavy marijuana smokers can get lung problems just as cigarette smokers do, and if you are having general anesthesia, that might make a difference. It should not cause any problems in general with either surgery or anesthesia in lower-dose smokers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had surgery on my hand yesterday and was wondering if i could smoke marijuana to help ease the pain?
Hello how are you? A few years back i got hit by a car and had a subdural hemotoma (it was an emergency surgery and i flat lined for 2.5 minutes). I dont dring or do any hard drugs but i do smoke marijuana and once a year or so i do shrooms. Can either
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