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Why can't u smoke marijuana after local anesthetic ?

I just had a core biopsy on my lympnode in my neck and was putt under locale anistetic. After I woke they told me not to smoke. I m a medical marijuana user for my stage 2 cancer . I would like to medicate safely. I m I in danger if I smoke pot???
Asked On : Fri, 18 Mar 2011
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"Recent inhalation of marijuana before general anethesia may cause acute uvular oedema and post-operative airway obstruction"
"During general anesthesia, additive effects of marijuana and potent inhaled anesthetics can result in pronounced myocardial depression [which usually accompanies severe sepsis and septic shock]"
So may be doctor told not to smoke
Please be aware of this and follow the doctor
Answered: Sat, 19 Mar 2011
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