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can smoking marijuana cause leukoplakia

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
27 years experience Hematology
Polycythemia: Smoking anything deprives the body of oxygen and stimulates production of more red cells in compensation. Your doctor can order a carboxyhemoglobin le ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Yes.: A migraine attack can be caused by many things and many things can be caused by marijuana.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
No known problems: Esomeprazole and cannabis do not have any interactions that I am aware of. However, if you smoke cigarettes, it is a major contributer to gastroesoph ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Taking huge risks: The safety of synthetic marijuana hasn't been scientifically studied but it can cause serious psychological & physical problems, including kidney fai ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Maybe: The link of marijuana to tongue cancer is not conclusive. Marijuana contains chemicals which are carcinogens and some data suggest increased risk of o ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Marijuana & Cancer: There is no proof any any cancer in the United States developing from marijuana use. This topic is very well fleshed out by numerous articles and suc ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: Research has shown smoking maijuana increases chances of infertility because less sexual desire, a greater chance of impotence, fewer and weaker spe ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Bozzuto
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Serious consequence: Smoking causes more than four in five cases of lung cancer. Lung cancer has one of the lowest survival rates of all cancers. Tobacco smoke contains m ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
It could: Most cancers are the result of multiple factors that affect the cells at the same time or in sequence. No one can tell for sure how much exposure to a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
No: Secondhand marijuana smoke does not cause ocd. Best wishes. Please get evaluated by psychiatrist and see a psychologist for treatment as well if you h ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Smoking marijuana: Smoking marijuana can increase your lung cancer risk.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Carcinogens: Cancer causing compounds in the smoke get inhaled and enter your bloodstream. While the lungs get the first pass, the kidneys and liver have to get ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
COPD: Smoking is associated with emphysema.
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: Smoking itself doesn't cause gout.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Maybe: You cannot tell how much is too much or "how many" will cause cancer. My advise is that you completely avoid tobacco products. It's like playing russi ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Tobacco: When burned produces a number of arylhydrocarbons, and other carcinogens that directly attack human dna leading to mutations. Some are repaired, othe ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Likely not: What kind of eye cancer you are referring here? Eye cancer is not common. I dont think that short term exposure to cigarette smoke can cause eye cance ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not likely: These are ways to supply the needed dose of nicotine to satisfy your addictive needs. They are designed not to allow tars and irritants into your thr ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Just as smoking can lead to coronary heart disease- it can affect peripheral arteries- legs, brain and penis. Causing hardening of the arteries and s ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
43 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Toxins: Irritation, tar and other hundreds of impurities in the cigarettes.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Many ways: Smoking accounts for the vast majority (but not all) cases of lung cancer. Cigarette smoke contains many substances (carcinogens) that predispose to c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not your 1st worry: The problems caused by smoking crack are so great and many and likely that the question of long into the future increased risk of cancer is puny. It d ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azmat Qayyum
32 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: It can cause other issues like risk of oral cancer. But it has not been implicated causing copd.

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