A 25-year-old male asked:
Does having polycystic kidney disease and using medicinal marijuana to alleviate pain, cause problems with the kidneys?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yash Khannaanswered
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Polycystic kidneys: Pain is not usually assciated with polycystic kidneys, but if you are smoking pot for some other kind of pain, i dont feel it will contribute to your kidney problem, whiach can cause hypertension and renal failure. But you should me under medical care and if possible avoid smoking marijuan, as it has other harmful effects on the body.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
46 years experience
Adpkd: As far as we know, marijuana is not kidney toxic.
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Last updated Aug 7, 2014
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