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my son had a pulmonary embolism 5 years ago and is now 32. he continues to regularly smoke marijuana and drink alcohol daily. very risky for re-occur?

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Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Smoke: He is at risk for many health problems and perhaps another embolism
Answered on Nov 2, 2019

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