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is marijuana bad to smoke every once in a while

A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
35 years experience Addiction Medicine
A little: There is no safe level of exposure to smoke. Otherwise, occasional use will result in cognitive impairment (being stupid) for at least 24 hrs after ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Marijuana effects: "smoked marijuana damages the brain, heart, lungs, and immune system. It impairs learning and interferes with memory, perception, and judgment. Smoked ... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Joint: Short-term effects are noticeable, but in the long run & with continued use, it will start to become a habit & affects u physically as well as ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes. Smoke is toxic.: Toxic means unsafe, or really unsafe. The intentional habit of inhaling burning organic material, combined with various chemicals used in the growing ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Some thoughts: Infants born to those who smoke weed or cigarettes are smaller than expected. Those exposed to weed have smaller heads and the data on mental function ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
44 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: You've probably heard the standard warnings about addiction, marijuana being a gateway drug, what smoking does to your lungs, what marijuana does to y ... Read More
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
21 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: In general, everything has benefits and risks. Although cannabis can help with pain, anxiety, and even insomnia, it can also lead to smoke related pro ... Read More
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Opinions vary: This is a simple question with a complex answer. Marijuana has many proven health benefits but also has some hazards, esp. if used regularly. However, ... Read More
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
36 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Yes: It is always bad to smoke marijuana, especially when you are taking anti-depressants like citalopram and prozac (fluoxetine). Marijuana is a depressa ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Depends on how much: you smoke every six months. No matter what you weigh, a single use of marijuana will not give positive test results for more than 2-3 days at most, i ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Unlikely: There are cases because stored in fat that presence in urine is found after a month. Highly unlikely though particularly with cutoffs normal and uri ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Marijuana : Marijuana is stored in fat and brain. Data show that marijuana can be detected in urine as long as 20 days after last exposure in some pts studied. M ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Srivastava
36 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Marijuana has well established a motivational syndrome as a major consequence. He marijuana addicts lose the drive to do things and the productivity d ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Esquivel
35 years experience Holistic Medicine
More clotting: Marijuana increases production of free radicals, deposits tar and other residue in your lungs and introduces carbon monoxide into your system. This p ... Read More
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Drug interaction: there is not enough data at this point to say whether or not the HPV shot would be affected by marijuana, but I would not expect there to be negative ... Read More

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