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Can you smoke marijuana for pain after surgery?

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 more

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Can i smoke marijuana after vitrectomy surgery?

Can i smoke marijuana after vitrectomy surgery?

yes: There is no interaction between this type of surgery and the causes for this type of surgery, and inhaling marijuana. Be sure that you are in a situation where the eye is protected from the smoke (good ventilation) and your eye is physically protected from possible injury. ...Read more

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Is it okay to smoke marijuana 20 hours after surgery?

Is it okay to smoke marijuana 20 hours after surgery?

Smoking Is Not Ideal: It delays wound healing, impairs blood vessel formation (angiogenesis) and more. If you need the thc your dr. Can prescribe marrinol. ...Read more

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Can i smoke marijuana after retinal detatchment surgery?

Can i smoke marijuana after retinal detatchment surgery?

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 more

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Affect of smoking marijuana on surgery? I smoke marijuana about 3-4times a week

Affect of smoking marijuana on surgery? I smoke marijuana about 3-4times a week

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 more

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My friend is about to have a surgery on the shoulder is it okay to let him smoke marijuana after?

My friend is about to have a surgery on the shoulder is it okay to let him smoke marijuana after?

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 more

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When is it safe to smoke marijuana postoperative to a rotator cuff surgery?

Define "safe": Please define "safe". It is not considered healthy to "smoke" marijuana and therefore there isn't a medical timetable for "safe" smoking. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Hi. Just had successful ACL surgery. Can i smoke marijuana a few days after or should I have a marijuana cookie?

Yes: Congratulations on the successful surgery. Marijuana is a relatively benign herb that may help relieve your post-operative discomfort. I know of no evidence it will impair your recovery. It should be safe to use either by smoking or in oral forms, whichever you prefer. ...Read more

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