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can smoking marijuana cause pulmonary embolisms?

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Dr. Doina Marina
52 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: 7.69%; 20-39 years: 34.62%; 40-49 years: 23.08%. Main conditions: 1.Pain:10 people/38.46%; 2. Contraception: 10/ 38.46%; 3.Unknown: 9 /34.62%; 4.Panic attack: 5/19.23% cerebral palsy 3/11.54% drugs co-used: yaz, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) yasmin, albuterol, nuvaring, motrin.
Answered on Nov 7, 2015
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