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smoking marijuana with a pulmonary embolism

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: MJ is a psychoactive drug and is bad for you with or without a clotting problem. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Smoke: He is at risk for many health problems and perhaps another embolism
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andris Kazmers
45 years experience Vascular Surgery
Best not to smoke: Smoking anything is not in your best particularly with recent PE. You are young, save your lungs. If you are on medicinal marijuana you could confe ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
No: If you have a choice, don't. While smoking is not recommended, tobacco or cannabis, for anyone..... In someone who had a blood clot lodge in his lun ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Smoking (inhaling smoke, which is full of lung irritants and cancer-causing chemicals) of any kind is unhealthy. Cannabis is illegal under U.S. federa ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Marijuana: I you mean you have a pulmonary embolus and are being treated, I am unaware of any specific dangers with marijuana use.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Clotting tendency: Clotting tendencies can occur in 8% of the population age 25 or older with increasing tendency with each decade. If a large enough clot forms in the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Skudder
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Blood clots: Pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that starts in veins (usually leg veins) and gets caught up in the blood stream, carried thru the heart to the pulm ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
53 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes.: In a study of 749 people reporting marijuana side effects, 26 people (3.47%) had pulmonary embolism, all females. Age distribution: 10-19 years: 7. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
> 5.0: If the INR is greater than 5.0 you should visit the ER.
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