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throat infection from smoking weed

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Throat irritation: Certainly could be.

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Smoking, by it's nature, can irritate throat linings by both heat and ash content. Once irritated, a secondary infection can ensue.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Depending on what treatment has been tried, you should see your doctor if you have treatment failure.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get seen: If you have a throat infection serious enough for you to write healthtap, a physician should look at it and decide whether it should be treated as str ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Usually: treated with an antibiotic, although this is becoming less common because most throat infections are viral - unless you have been tested and are pos ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Herbs, homoepathy: Many supplements can help treat a sore throat. Good choices include propolis, pellargonium sidoides, andrographis & gargling with colloidal silver. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Remedies: Viruses tend to run their course.Rest, hydrate well with water & stay far, far away from cigarette smoke. You can keep mucosa moist with a humidifier. ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
See doctor...: If you think your inhaler is worsening and/or causing a throat infection, you need to see your doctor so this can be diagnosed and treated. If this is ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
Infections: Usually require antibiotics to treat. If you are having drainage, sore throat, etc. taking any over the counter sinus cold & flu meds may give you ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No,it: is not.
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