A 36-year-old female asked:
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my father has cirrhosis and has lead to liver cancer he quit smoking weed in april but it still shows up in his system, how long does it take to leave?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
How does it matter?: This question is really not medical or particularly relevant medically speaking. So i can not help you in this matter. Sorry!.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
He has not stopped: If he is having cannabis showing in his tests, either the tests are inaccurate or he is still smoking or doing pot in some other manner. Doctors may be prescribing this for him.
Answered on Feb 26, 2016
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Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Weed and cirrhosis: There is really no telling... His liver is basically scarred and not functioning like the filter it was meant to be. Drugs that have to be metabolized in the liver can float in the blood for long periods if the liver isn't breaking them down. It's ur bodies carberator.
Answered on Jan 13, 2016
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Liver: Detoxification function iimpaired, but notfor 3 months. He's still accessing the herb.
Answered on Feb 24, 2016
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Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Concern for dad: You can support your dad and it is obvious you care for him. Changing your dad or understanding what he is or is not doing daily requires you be his caregiver. Marijuana use is detectable in standard urine drug tests for about 9 to 12 weeks after last use. Okay to ask your dad if he is under a doctor for its use.
Answered on Jul 3, 2013

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