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Is it safe to smoke weed with a lung condition?

Is it safe to smoke weed with a lung condition?

Weed and lung condit: It is not good to smoke anything with a lung condition. ...Read more

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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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Is it safe to smoke weed with a minor concussion?

Is it safe to smoke weed with a minor concussion?

No: No, it is not safe to smoke weed after a concussion. The smoke is toxic to the human body, and may cause changes in blood pressure and in blood vessel tone (the tightness of the blood vessels). ...Read more

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Is it safe to smoke weed after a heart attack?

Is it safe to smoke weed after a heart attack?

???: You got to be kidding! you are inviting the next heart attack which could potentially kill you. ...Read more

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Is it okay to smoke cigarettes with a skin graft?

Is it okay to smoke cigarettes with a skin graft?

Never: With or without a skin graft, it is never a good idea to smoke cigarettes. In your case, however, smoking will decrease the chance of your skin graft taking root; smoking makes it more likely to fail because the blood supply is more limited. ...Read more

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Is it safe to smoke with a chesty cough?

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Is it safe to smoke with a chesty cough?

It is Not Safe: to smoke. You should stop smoking, before you cause even more health problems for yourself. ...Read more

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If medical marijuana is prescribed for treatment of a degenerative disease, is it legal and safe to smoke while breastfeeding? Via vapor/edibles.

If medical marijuana is prescribed for treatment of a degenerative disease, is it legal and safe to smoke while breastfeeding? Via vapor/edibles.

Breastfeeding on Pot: Data indicate that active components of marijuana"pot" are excreted into breastmilk and concentrate in infants. Human and animal studies clearly suggest that early exposure to cannabis is not without risk, and that breastmilk cannabis exposure can produce long-term changes in behavior and mental health. See more at http://www.Infantrisk.Com/content/effects-marijuana-fetus-and-breastfeeding-infants. ...Read more

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Is smoking weed with asthma a bad thing?

Is smoking weed with asthma a bad thing?

Yes: Marijuana smoking has been associated worsening respiratory symptoms including coughing, phlegm production and wheezing. It can also act as an allergen in some patients. Smoking both tobacco and marijuana synergistically increases the risk of developing chonic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd). Also, marijuana smoke contains ~ 3 times the amount of tar found in tobacco ; 50% more carcinogens. ...Read more

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Is smoking cannabis (not tobacco) using an a vapouriser safer on lungs and respiratory system than smoking cannabis as a joint? Is it safe? Thanks.

Is smoking cannabis (not tobacco) using an a vapouriser safer on lungs and respiratory system than smoking cannabis as a joint?  Is it safe? Thanks.

See below: It will probably have fewer pulmonary consequences. Is it safe? It will still lead to cognitive impairment for 24 hrs after use, reduction of testosterone, withdrawal with regular use which may exacerbate depression and anxiety. What do you mean by safe? ...Read more

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Please explain if it is safe for your lungs to smoke from a vaporizer?

Please explain if it is safe for your lungs to smoke from a vaporizer?

Yes.: Yes it is safe. Marijuana smoked does not cause worsened lung function, nor cancer of the lungs, unless tobacco also is used. Vaporization can only be safer (healthy?) ...Read more

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Is it bad to smoke with a contused lung?

Yes.: Smoking tobacco is damaging to the tissues of the lung even when the lungs are not 'contused'. When the lungs sustain an injury such as a contusion or an infection, smoking may make the healing process slow and less effective. Smoking cessation is perhaps the best thing that a smoker can do to improve his/her personal health. ...Read more

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Is it possible to smoke weed and be successful in life?

Some can, but I: Wouldn't count on that as it leads to amotivation in others. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to smoke weed once in a while?

Is it harmful to eat: Poison once in a while? It can be harmful. ...Read more

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Is it safe to smoke cigarettes if I have essential tremor?

Is it safe to smoke cigarettes if I have essential tremor?

It is NEVER safe: to smoke cigarettes, with or without essential tremor. Essential tremor is unusual in someone your age. I am not aware of nicotine having any particular impact on tremor, one way or the other. You should be asking this of your neurologist, but considering that it is the number one preventible cause of death in the US (heart attacks, cancer, emphysema, bronchitis etc.) maybe you should be quitting. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to smoke weed after pneumothorax?

Is it possible for me to smoke weed after pneumothorax?

Yes: Smoking anything after pneumothorax surgery is not a good idea. Also if you breath hold smoking weed you can increase the chance of a recurrent pneumothorax. ...Read more

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Is it safe to smoke a blunt with liquid hydrocodone?

Is it safe to smoke a blunt with liquid hydrocodone?

Unsusual delivery: If you crave opioid this is the most noneffective delivery method. It is instantaneous contact with the nose mucosa and the brain, but you need a lot because heating the liquid and inhaling the vapors loses a lot of active ingredient. Besides you have a lot of other compounds mixed with the hydrocodone, which will not make you high, but it will potentially harm you in a big way. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a pregnant person to use cannabis, specifically through vaporizing, not smoking?

Is it safe for a pregnant person to use cannabis, specifically through vaporizing, not smoking?

Not really: Not advised. Smoked, vaporized, chewed...Best not to expose a developing brain to abnormal chemicals. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink alcohol after a collapsed lung?

Is it safe to drink alcohol after a collapsed lung?

Not usual: Alcohol does not generally have direct impact on pneumothorax per se. However, over all care may be impacted. If your pneumothorax is being treated, you may be on medications that should not mix with alcohol. If your pneumothorax is being observed for worsening or recurrence, you should not drink as may mask your symptoms. Discuss with your thoracic surgeon your case specifics. ...Read more

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First, is it safe to burn incense? Or is the smoke harmful? Second, is there a safest brand?

Healthtap Doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more