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can you get a bacterial infection in your throat from smoking weed?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cannabis smoke is: A respiratory irritant. I don't believe that cannabis caused you to have a bacterial infection - but it could have made you more susceptible to catching one. It can lead to heavier mucus production.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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Not unusual: Lots of people get sore throat without abnormalities in WBC. Unless you have culture confirmation of it being bacterial, if was likely viral.

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