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smoking marijuana after angioplasty

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
All pros: Vaporizing marijuana releases the medicinally active cannabinoids without burning the plant releasing toxic byproducts of combustion that can be respi ... Read More
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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 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
Talk to doctor: Medical marijuana is still controversial though legal in some states: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_cannabis. You should discuss pros /cons wi ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: There is no known effect of cannabis on causing kidney injury and proteinuria. However, one thing to keep in mind is that when you use street drugs, ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Marijuana: Marijuana can make you sick from toxins absorbed( smoke), oxygen deprivation, or other over-indulgances combined with smoking.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Smoking in CAD: Secondary prevention guidelines emphasize smoking cessation for good reason. One's chance of a future cardiac event is worsened by continuing to smok ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes knock it off: If the scar on the front of your chest doesnt convince you to stop smoking nothing will. Smoking will continue to damage your heart arteries and will ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience General Practice
No such thing: No such thing as "legal weed"...It is against federal law to prescribe or use or possess it....It is not medicine...Yet.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
COPD / emphysema: See a doctor who can do a pft (pulmonary function test) . Possibly your pcp, or an allergist or pulmonary specialist can make an accurate diagnosis ba ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: No relation.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Good job!: Less likely to get cardiopulmonary and neurologic disease, less likely to smoke, less likely to develop most cancers ... Also saves $$$ in the long ru ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Kondilis
8 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pot problems: I've worked with several people who have wanted to moderate or stop their weed consumption. I found that it can induce anything from worried thoughts ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Some people with addiction, may go right back to it.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Probably harmless: The laws against cannabis were written with an eye to politics rather than demonstrated health dangers, and unlike the other illegal drugs, efforts to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Got it backwards : Nicotine (nicotinic) receprors are so named because they have an affinity for bonding with nicotine. That's where nicotine exerts its effects. They ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
When you're done: Once the high / buzz is done and you feel good, we would love to have your donation. It would be very illegal for us to look to see if thee is a bit o ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
NO, however...: Smoking cigarettes increases risk of blood clots as does taking Nexplanon & those who use Nexplanon while smoking have unacceptable risks of blood ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
It : It is important that you observe a healthy lifestyle prior to undergoing surgery. Marijuana may affect your respiratory status as well as your toleran ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Not recommended: to use at all. Is harmful to your body.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Probably okay: Nobody has shown these to risky for pancreatic cancer. Any use of nicotine is extremely dangerous as it is horribly addictive. Cannabis may make you g ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes!!!: Congratulations on quitting! back in june, a study was published demonstrating that the longer one stops smoking, the better. This study also show ben ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Pot: Bad idea, especially for lung.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
Yes and no: Both do harm to the body in different ways, nicotine is implicated with cancer , weed also has implicated with cancer in a recent study an increased i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
No: No but a bad idea for your brain.
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