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I just got an endoscopy this morning and although I feel perfectly fine now, I was wondering what the harms would be if I was to smoke marijuana.

I just got an endoscopy this morning and although I feel perfectly fine now, I was wondering what the harms would be if I was to smoke marijuana.

Abnormal reaction: I think that I would not smoke marijuana today or tomorrow due to the possibility of an adverse reaction between the anesthetic medication that was given to you for the procedure that you had this Am. Drink lots of water to flush the system of the medication that was used this Am. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Endoscopy (Definition)

Endoscopy broadly refers to the direct visualization of the intestinal tract by way of a flexible, fiberoptic scope. Generally, the term is used to describe evaluation of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (upper endoscopy), or the ...Read more


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Can I smoke marijuana after vitrectomy surgery?

Can I smoke marijuana after vitrectomy surgery?

Yes: There is no interaction between this type of surgery and the causes for this type of surgery, and inhaling marijuana. Be sure that you are in a situation where the eye is protected from the smoke (good ventilation) and your eye is physically protected from possible injury. ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana after retinal detatchment surgery?

Can I smoke marijuana after retinal detatchment surgery?

Retina & MJ: There are endocannabinoid receptors in the retina as well as nearly everywhere else in your body. These receptors can be affected by external cannabis. . . And research has not established what the physiological outcome is. Please ask your retina surgeon about this -- s/he would be your best advisor. ...Read more

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What happens if I smoke marijuana after a HPV shot? Is it bad? Where there be any consequences? Should I be worrying?

Parental Permit Plz: Telemedicine rules prohibit consulting minors for medical concerns without parental permission. Have your parents set up an account for themselves then, they can ask any question on your behalf and we're good. ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana after upper molar extraction?

Can I smoke marijuana after upper molar extraction?

Sure...: ...If you don't think that you can't get oral cancer, lung cancer, higher risk of heart attack/stroke, facial skin aging, and death of brain cells. You've made it 4 days, why not try for 5, then 6... ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana after kidney transplant to treat my anxiety and insomnia?

Can I smoke marijuana after kidney transplant to treat my anxiety and insomnia?

Precautions: The marijuana may relax you, but may also exacerbate your problems significantly, so could be deleterious. If not legal where you live, there is another aspect of concern. Would explore further with your doctor, as there are many better approaches to treating anxiety and sleep disorder. ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana after kidney transplant to treat my anxiety and insomnia? Couple times a week usage.

Can I smoke marijuana after kidney transplant to treat my anxiety and insomnia? Couple times a week usage.

Marijuana: Marijuana has been shown to reduce anxiety and insomnia but you must also be careful because some types of marijuana in some people can actually increase anxiety. Talk to your doctor and of course work with your state dispensary to know you are getting a pure and medically reliable strain. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana after getting a HPV vaccine?

Can I smoke marijuana after getting a HPV vaccine?

If you must: The vaccine will still work if you smoke. Be aware that the benefit of the vaccine takes weeks to start working so don't let the buzz of the weed lead you to make other bad choices. ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana while taking bactrim?

Can I smoke marijuana while taking bactrim?

Antibiotics: Smoking marijuana shouldn't have any effect on the antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana & take doxy-cycl hycl 100mg cap mutal?

Can I smoke marijuana & take doxy-cycl hycl 100mg cap mutal?

Yes but...: There are no known negative interactions between marijuana and doxycycline. If you are taking Doxycycline it is wise to take probiotics including sacchromyces boulardii to reduce resultant imbalances of intestinal flora. I do not know if you are using marijuana recreationally or medicinally but advise using it in moderation. ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana while taking 100mg doses of minocycline 2 times a day?

Can I smoke marijuana while taking 100mg doses of minocycline 2 times a day?

No: Reason: 1. Smoking recreational marijuana is illegal unless you live in Colorado & Washington state. 2. If you use marijuana for medicinal purpose talk to your prescribing doctor as we don't have enough evidence to support safety, risk, benefit & interactions with prescribed medicine. 3. Due to impurity you shouldn't use street marijuana. ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana while on acutane. Also during acutane will I be drug tested?

Can I smoke marijuana while on acutane. Also during acutane will I be drug tested?

No: A young person can become dependent on marijuana. Drug dependence is the body's physical need, or addiction, to a particular substance, in order for the person to feel like she is functioning normally. Over time, drug dependence leads to physical harm in the user's brain and body, to behavior problems, and to association with people who also use undesirable substances. ...Read more

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I don't want to be judge but I smoke marijuana just to make me happy and to help sleep since my friend killed himself. What could be wrong with me?

I don't want to be judge but I smoke marijuana just to make me happy and to help sleep since my friend killed himself. What could be wrong with me?

Grief or more: It sounds like you are using marijuana to block the sadness and grief that your going through. Unfortunately marijuana is not an antidepressant and can destabilize your mood further. You need to seek help as soon as possible. Perhaps therapy, perhaps medication, perhaps both. If you can't stop using the marijuana the. Perhaps you also need drug treatment. ...Read more

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I smoke marijuana from time to time, but I have read about how it can create negative thought patterns. Should I stop, or is it fine for me to do it on occasion?

I smoke marijuana from time to time, but I have read about how it can create negative thought patterns. Should I stop, or is it fine for me to do it on occasion?

Marijuana effects: Let the Wise Man within you ask:
• Reasons to use Marijuana
• Use of Alcohol, drugs, Medications
• History of Dependence
Depression often occurs with marijuana usage.
• The ability to learn, remember and adapt quickly to changes is impaired by its use.
• It seriously impairs judgment and motor coordination.
• 6 to 11 percent of fatal accidents are contributed to by its side effects. ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana while nursing?

Can I smoke marijuana while nursing?

No: That would not be a good idea. Smoking marijuana isn't a good idea at all, especially once you've had children. Apart from the direct ill effects on the baby, it impairs your judgment and will not help you become a good parent. It is time for you to stop. ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana while taking doksycykline as a treatment for ureaplasma?

Can I smoke marijuana while taking doksycykline as a treatment for ureaplasma?

Bad idea: Smoking (inhaling smoke, which is full of lung irritants and cancer-causing chemicals) of any kind is unhealthy and bad for patients. There is rarely a need for smoking marijuana, but some people want to and like to smoke pot. However, if one's doctor has prescribed weed as a medical treatment, the risks and benefits will have to be compared. ...Read more

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If I smoke marijuana can I breastfeed?

Do not do weed: It is a bad idea to be smoking marijuana. You will be exposing your baby to weed, even without breastfeeding and potentially affecting the brain development of the baby adversely. Breastfeeding the baby is a good practice and to that, but do not do weed.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I smoke marijuana yesterday. When can I continue to safely breastfeed?

I smoke marijuana yesterday. When can I continue to safely breastfeed?

Safe for whom??: Cannabis is one of those drugs that produce problems for babies however they are exposed. It is transferred in breast milk & can produce sedation, weakness & poor feeding.It can drop milk production for mom. Long them head growth in baby is impaired but the effect on development is unknown. Smoking itself increases risk of crib death & frequency of infections. You give this up to be a mom. ...Read more

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Affect of smoking marijuana on surgery? I smoke marijuana about 3-4times a week

What kind of surgery: Generally "social" use of marijuana is not going to cause any difficulties. Heavy marijuana smokers can get lung problems just as cigarette smokers do, and if you are having general anesthesia, that might make a difference. It should not cause any problems in general with either surgery or anesthesia in lower-dose smokers. ...Read more

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I have an ultrasound today, can I smoke marijuana before I have the ultrasound?

I have an ultrasound today, can I smoke marijuana before I have the ultrasound?

Won't interfere: Marijuana is not known to interfere with having an ultrasound. However, if the ultrasound is related to being pregnant, I advise not using marijuana while pregnant. ...Read more

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What will happen if I smoke marijuana with an inverted t wave? What exactly is an inverted t wave?

What will happen if I smoke marijuana with an inverted t wave? What exactly is an inverted t wave?

You'll get stoned: About the only thing I know that will happen for sure if you smoke marijuana with an inverted t wave is that you will get stoned! Of course, this will happen with a normal t wave too:) inverted t waves can be a sign of coronary artery disease but 41% of men your age have an inverted t wave in v1 & it is generally benign. Marijuana tends to speed up one's heart rate & (see my comment for more)... ...Read more

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I smoke marijuana for anxiety what happens if I smoke a seed unintentionally? Asking about negative effects on body.

I smoke marijuana for anxiety what happens if I smoke a seed unintentionally? Asking about negative effects on body.

Psychoactive drug: Smoking a seed will not matter. However, smoking weed is affecting your brain. Rather than self medicating with weed, you should consult a behavioral health specialist, as psychiatrist for proper treatment.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I have had bronchitis for a week and I'm on meds. I smoke marijuana on occasion for my anxiety. Will it worsen my cold if I smoke?

I have had bronchitis for a week and I'm on meds. I smoke marijuana on occasion for my anxiety. Will it worsen my cold if I smoke?

Best avoid smoking: The effects of marijuana on the immune system are not fully known- smoking on occasion probably does not have a significant effect on immune function. However, smoke is irritating to the lungs so I advise avoiding smoking when you have bronchitis. However, you can safely use marijuana for anxiety by using it orally as a tincture or in foods. ...Read more

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Valparin chrono 500 twice and its been a year since I had any fit. I always had fits in Sub conscious I smoke marijuana a lot. Can I stop med?

Sorry: But I am not going to be very helpful. My suggestion is that you discuss this with the doc who prescribed you the drug before you make this move. No comment on the MJ ...Read more

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Can I smoke marijuana while on nexpro 40 once a day in morning before breakfast? Will smoking marijuana cause any serious condition while on nexpro?

No known problems: Esomeprazole and cannabis do not have any interactions that I am aware of. However, if you smoke cigarettes, it is a major contributer to gastroesophageal reflux symptoms (gerd) and heartburn. It is not clear whether smoking marijuana also relaxes the lower gastroesophageal sphincter or not. If it causes you heartburn, then it probably does. ...Read more

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With COPD can I smoke marijuana? I'm aware that the cigarettes are out.

Smoking Always Bad: Smoking no matter whether it is tobacco, marijuana, clover, or whatever is bad for you and your lungs. There are myriad of carcinogens and toxins like Carbon Monoxide that are created by combustion / smoking. Tar content which are linked to lung disease are actually higher in marijuana. ...Read more

Marijuana (Definition)

Marijuana refers to the various preparations of the Cannabis plant into the psychoactive drug for recreational use ...Read more


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