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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
35 years experience Pain Management
It's Variable: Cannabis can be VERY helpful for pain.Still some folks,esp. those w/schizophrenia, react to it w/ paranoia, anxiety, &/or worsening depression.Yet ... Read More
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Probably: 30's male takes Lyica, antidepressant, has pain & wants to use cannabis. Cannabis imparts pain relief & mood elevation; especially in fibromya ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Alesse: I would agree with the warning.
Dr. Anthony Vertino
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
Don't smoke: If the label says don't. They put that on there for a good reason. Probably a significant interaction with a psychoactive substance like cannabis.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
It depends : Pain relief is in the eye of the beholder. Nsaids are exceedingly effective in this situation. Mj seems to be better suited to treat visceral pain.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Davies
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not a pain med: Cannabis is not an fda approved pain medication, regardless of delivery method. There is no clear evidence that it reduces inflammation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manan Shah
16 years experience Psychiatry
Possible : Medical marijuana is of course a highly controversial subject. There is no doubt that it acts on the opioid receptors helping the body deal with most ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cannabis: may help with certain types of pain. Each medication would need to be checked to determine if it might interact with cannabis.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Pain: Better option is to explore alternatives such as acupuncture, after u consult your primary care doc. To explore etiology of your pain.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Yes, cannabis can be very helpful for pain but at times it is not enough and can be combined with other medications. It can have a synergistic effect ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Depends on state: In my state (ga) no. In other states medical marijuana is legal and often used for chronic pain.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
32 years experience Neurology
Yes: yes, but not legal in most states yet. we cannot condone
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