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Might it be possible that a a chest x-ray tell if you smoke weed?

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Dr. Ryan Polselli answered

Specializes in Radiology

Strictly speaking, a chest x-ray does not show evidence of marijuana use. However, there are certain findings such as emphysematous changes which could be consistent with chronic lung changes due to smoking in general. I hope this helps.

Answered Jan 21, 2021



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