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Query about breast reuduction surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hello
User :   hi im 19 and just got gynecomastia done
User :   i got it done 2 days ago
User :   what will the affects be if i start smoking marijuana
Doctor :   gynecomastia is a condition
User :   i got breast reduction surgery
Doctor :   you got surgery for it ?
User :   im a male
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what all medications are you on ?
User :   vicadin and 2 diffrent antibiotics
Doctor :   and how long are you on the antibiotics course ?
User :   i have 7 days of antibiotics left
Doctor :   well you can take marijuana as long as you are on anytype of medications
Doctor :   esp antibiotics
Doctor :   as it will make them useless
User :   ok so i should wait till im done the antibiotics to smoke again at all?
Doctor :   its not advisable to take them esp after surgery .
Doctor :   are you addicted to it ?
User :   no but ive probably been smoking once a day since the last 2 months
User :   i havent smoked in the last 3 days though
Doctor :   you cant smoke upto 3 months
Doctor :   and then also once a day id good enough to get you hooked on it
User :   my friend always smokes so when i go to his house i smoke with him but that is it
Doctor :   so i advice you against it
User :   what will happen if i smoke in the next 3 months
Doctor :   it causes permanent nerve damage
User :   what about legal weed
User :   or if i use a vaporizer
Doctor :   still
Doctor :   you dont have the prescription to use it legally
Doctor :   medical marijuana is meant for patients in terminal illness and pain
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