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Is it safe to have general anesthesia for surgery if I used THC oil recently? I haven't used it for 2 weeks now, and by the time my surgery date arrives it will have been over a month since using it. Thank you.

"I began experimenting with THC to help with my chronic back pain. I started with it in September 2017 and stopped in early Feb 2018." …

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Looking for non-psychoactive pain relief

"Breast cancer patient, finished with Chemo, had 1st surgery, next surgery in 4 months. Want to stop using prescribed opiate pain killers, but need to …

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Will vaping pot before surgery complicate anesthesia. I stopped yesterday. Hysterectomy in 5 days. I’ve read conflicting information from studies and articles.

"Also I read pot will slow down recovery and make scarring more prominent. Is this true? How long after surgery should I wait before vaping. …

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cervico-brachial neuralgia

"Hello, My mother has cervico-brachial neuralgia and is in a lot pain, even after a surgery. It’s been 3 years now and while the surgery …

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i am having bariatric surgery. I use a vape pen for CBD, is this ok prior and post surgery?

"they seem very concerned with "smoking" and feel vaping is the same as smoking and will test me for nicotine prior to surgery. Thoughts? and …

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Do you have recommendations for radiation and chemo patients?

"My father has recently been diagnosed with Colon cancer and will be doing 5 1/2 weeks of radiation and chemo before surgery. I am hoping …

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Can I use cbd before surgery where anesthesia will be administered

Hello, There are no established guidelines regarding the matter. However, if vaping the oil and undergoing general anesthesia, in order to reduce the chance of …

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Hi. I’m having hemorrhoid repair surgery in a few weeks. What would help

CBD rectal suppositories would likely stop the inflammation making your surgery easier but you must stop the CBD and any Vitamin D3 you may be …

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I'm having surgery. How far in advance should I stop taking edibles?

"Should I stop taking CBD oil prior to surgery? If so, how far in advance should I stop?" Hello, There are no established guidelines regarding …

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Newbie edibles for cronic pain.

"I’ve never consume cannabis in any manner. I have been in horrible chronic pain after a leg bypass surgery period opiates are not working period …

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Need help to deal with father's pain related to spinal stenosis and arthritis.

" I have an 82 year old father who has both spinal stenosis and arthritis. His condition has continued to deteriorate for the past 7 …

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Can tincture used for pain after heart surgery instead of opioid?

Hi there! This is not an uncommon question in the HelloMD Community. The bottom line is that you should speak with your surgeon and/or cardiologist …

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