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does smoking marijuana affect tonsillitis

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elena Padrell
39 years experience Psychiatry
Im sure: Smocking anything is bad , specially if you have a headache and tonsilitis. It's a direct irritant agent to your throat. . Now THC or marihuana can ma ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: try other methods of sleep hygiene such as going to bed at the same time daily, limit TV/phone near bedtime, no caffeine, etc
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Taper of slowly: Taper off slowly reducing your marijuana use & stay hydrated with water & avoid sugar & caffeine, eat healthy foods such as veggies, fruit ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, this would not show up in a drug test 7 to 8 months later. It is a good thing that you don't do drugs, it shows good judgment. Take care.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Yes: There are some reports that marijuana use is associated with aggravation of hemorrhoids. See your local doctor for assessment.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No: But you will get into some other troubles.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
As above: Smoking weeds can cause symptoms similar to schizophrenia. And this is bad enough.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience Psychiatry
No: However it could unmask a latent schizophrenic process. "weed" at times causes euphoria and some feelings of paranoia. Hallucinations are not unusual ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There are more than 4000 chemicals in cigarette which can cause severe irritation of the lung and airway tissue. Emphysema is one type of copd, chroni ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Missing the point: Treatment of diverticulitis is designed to reverse inflammation and infection within affected diverticular pockets. In large part, such treatment aim ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Would anticipate: that it would act as an irritant in the upper airway and could increase soreness.
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No worries: No problem. Marijuana and THC have no effect on antibiotics or their effectiveness.
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
Haha: No.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Smoke is a : Respiratory irritant - so it could worsen symptoms.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Controversial: Years ago, papers on brain atrophy said to be due to marijuana were published, but unlikely that there was causation in retrospect. However, in young ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
It's still tobacco: Pipe smokers get more in the way of cancer of the mouth, iips, tongue, mouth and throat, including the larynx, than do cigarette smokers, but less lun ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Smoking & voice: Smokers will eventually develop a rather gruff, deep voice. Also, smokers can get vocal cord polyps which disrupt vocal cord functionality. Bad for s ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Definitely a trigger: A variety of external and internal factors can trigger a migraine attack in certain individuals who may have a genetic or neurochemical predisposition ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Studies have shown that smoking marijuana is associated with impaired sperm function (makes sperm less fertile) and should not be used by men trying t ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure : Studies have not been done on drug interactions with whst has been and still i'd an illegal drug in many places. Marinol contains the active ingredie ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Here are some: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term m ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
38 years experience Psychiatry
Food craving: Thc, the active ingredient in cannabis, is well-known to increase food cravings. Many people eat a lot--especially junk food that lies ready at hand a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Nicotine in tobacco causes dryness of membranes throughout the body and could affect woman's moisture, a man's fluid functions. A stimulant, it can i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
38 years experience Psychiatry
It might: Thc is known to diminish cognitive processing speed (in pilots, measurable for up to 24 hours after the equivalent of a single joint of mid-strength m ... Read More
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