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Can you use marijuana to treat post kidney transplants with ongoing nausea?

Can you use marijuana to treat post kidney transplants with ongoing nausea?

Absolutely Not: Marijuana is not safe in post transplant patients as it may interact with many of the anti rejection medications and alter their levels. Consuming marijuana will also disqualify you from getting another transplant in the future if this one fails. ...Read more

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Transplant (Definition)

In medicine: a transfer from one body or body part to another of an organ (liver, heart, lung, kidney, pancreas bowel) or tissue (hand, face, hair). The immune system fights foreign invaders (like infections) so it will reject transplants from other people (allotransplants) because they look like infections. So transplants usually require drugs to ...Read more


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Sould people that have had a kidney transplant stay away from marijuana? Or is it no big deal to smoke after transplant?

Sould people that have had a kidney transplant stay away from marijuana? Or is it no big deal to smoke after transplant?

Bad idea : Standard answer is that we fear anything foreign going into immunosuppressed lungs because of infection. We also worry about irresponsible behavior - skipping med doses and appointments, etc. However, if that is avoided, occasional use may be reasonable. ...Read more

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If I have had a kidney transplant will smoking marijuana harm me or the kidney or lifespan of the kidnry?

If I have had a kidney transplant  will smoking marijuana harm me or the kidney or lifespan of the kidnry?

Unlikely: Unlikely, but anything is excess is harmful. And the deleterious effects of tobacco abuse increases the risk of every form of cancer in addition to suppressing the immune system. Keep the mj use to a minimum. ...Read more

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How to treat oral ulcers caused by marijuana use?

How to treat oral ulcers caused by marijuana use?

Best: The best way to treat ulcers is to avoid the stimulating factor. Otherwise take lysine, vitamin k and a bcomplex vitamin. ...Read more

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What is the long term effect of marijuana use?

What is the long term effect of marijuana use?

Long-term marijuana: One area is lung problems such as: bronchitis, chronic cough, emphysema, and also lung and upper airway cancer. There can also be impairment of memory, judgement, ability to learn, and coordination. These problems may persist for many months after stopping marijuana. Marijuana is a hallucinogen which can induce psychosis. Daily users may also have chronic depression, irritability, and lethargy. ...Read more

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How do I tell my family I want to use marijuana?

How do I tell my family I want to use marijuana?

Social norms and MJ: I am very interested in your question. Given your age, i would like to know more, i guess. My gut response is why do you need to tell them? Do you plan to use this drug in front of them? Will they be at any legal risk from your obtaining and using this drug? Now, if you have a valid medical need for cannabis, then your support team, which could include your family may need to know. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can negate the effects of his marijuana use on conception?

Is there anything that can negate the effects of his marijuana use on conception?

No: The hypospermia, dysspermia and hypotestosteronism from mj may or may not be reversible. Nothing will mitigate it while using. May or may not improve on cessation of cannabis. See http://www.Health.Gov.Au/internet/main/publishing.Nsf/content/health-pubs-drug-cannab2-ch65.Htm. ...Read more

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My son hears voices while trying to quit marijuana use?

My son hears voices while trying to quit marijuana use?

Pot affects the mind: Marijuana's main psychoactive drug is thc.In most it acts to stimulate or inhibit several different areas of the brain, receptors; typically leads to inc appetite, relaxation, stimulation, depression, hallucinations, pain control, psychosis. 10 million regular users; @10% have predisposing genetic/personality: will be addict 1 or more drugs; bad effects on lung and from impurities. Roulette. ...Read more

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How many doctors agreed with marijuana use?

How many doctors agreed with marijuana use?

In what survey?: I don't know there has been a good recent study surveying current physicians regarding marijuana use. You also need to specify whether you are talking about recreational use or medicinal use. There certainly are circumstances where it can be useful medically. But I've and all doctors have also seen the down side of its use, including addiction, lung disease and stepping stone to stronger drugs. ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...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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