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does smoking weed cause prostatitis

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The effects of irritants on the airways of young children are similar if the smoke is from cigarettes, fireplaces, weed, cloves, etc. Increase in rate ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Snead
34 years experience ADHD and Autism
Yes: Actually, even worse problems. There are over 300 times asmany carcinogens in the second-hand smoke from marijauna as there are from tobacco. Marijuan ... Read More
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: In addition to problems with smoke itself, it exposes the child to a stupefied, incapacitated parent.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Maybe: Despite a fair amount of study, nobody's been able to show a cancer risk. Perhaps this is because people don't smoke nearly so much of the stuff as th ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Perhaps if heavy: Researchers have tried to prove for years how dangerous marijuana is, but the evidence shows that light to moderate use doesn't cause cancer; the verd ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derek Farley
24 years experience Urgent Care
Yes: Yes, both short term and long term use can do this. Especially if you have asthma or COPD (emphysema). Just don't do it if you get short of breath w ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Re
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Complicated: Weed does cause anxiety and can be quite severe in many people. Probably worse if you have an underlying predisposition or anxiety that can be exacerb ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
39 years experience Family Medicine
Unknown: There is an association between heavy marijuana use and the development of schizophrenia, but in your case there are too many unknowns to say one way ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
54 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
35 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below: Effects on Dopamine and seratonin.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Why use either?: You don’t need either and not just so you don’t get wrinkles but because both put you at risk for other medical conditions that could potentially be ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
Not likely: Patients who develop COPD smoked for a long time or they were around people that are very heavy smokers. There are a few genetic disorders that cause ... Read More
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