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Doctor insights on: Smoking Weed Before A Tonsillectomy

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How soon after a tonsillectomy and uppp is it 'safe' before you can start smoking again?

How soon after a tonsillectomy and uppp is it 'safe' before you can start smoking again?

Smoking after UPPP: Hello. I want to say never again would you smoke. That would be ideal however we as physicians realize that as long as you can purchase tobacco it will be smoked or chewed. The ideal time for returning to smoke would be after the healing is complete. That would typically be no sooner than 3 weeks post-op. That should also be enough time for the urge to smoke would be behind you so just quit! ...Read more

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What are the effects of smoking marijuana a week before a tonsillectomy?

What are the effects of smoking marijuana a week before a tonsillectomy?

You'll get stoned: If you smoke marijuana a week before a tonsillectomy you will get stoned. There are few known interactions between marijuana ; pharmaceuticals, esp. Those likley to be used around the time of your surgery ; there are no significant levels in your body a week after smoking. However, I caution against regular marijuana use by 17 yo's- there's evidence that regular use can lower iq in those under 18! ...Read more

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Will smoking marijuana a week before a tonsillectomy affect the procedure or anisthetics?

Will smoking marijuana a week before a tonsillectomy affect the procedure or anisthetics?

May affect you: Yes, must inform your anesthesiologist before surgery to help you for a better management, prevent complications that includes any medications rx ed, non rx ed medications including (especially) illegal use of drugs ...Read more

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While your throat recovers from a tonsillectomy, what are the main risks from smoking tobacco?

While your throat recovers from a tonsillectomy, what are the main risks from smoking tobacco?

Tonsillectomy risks: The number 1 most common risk of tonsillectomy is bleeding. I do think that smoking increases the risk of bleeding. It also increases the likelihood of nausea, which could ultimately lead to dehydration because of poor fluid intake. Over the long haul, we also know that smoking increases the risk of mouth and throat cancers, but this has little or no relation to having having tonsils out. ...Read more

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Chronic stones cryptic tonsils 40yr obese female quit smoking less than one year mild hypertension Too high risk for tonsillectomy and laryngoscopy?

Chronic stones cryptic tonsils 40yr obese female quit smoking less than one year mild hypertension Too high risk for tonsillectomy and laryngoscopy?

More info would help: Definitely not too risky. Would need to know your other health problems, if any. If there's any concern, you could always get preoperatively clearance from your PCP or a clinic that specializes in clearance. ...Read more

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Is smoking weed bad for health?

Is smoking weed bad for health?

LUNGS: Deeply inhaling from a joint or a bong can most certainly affect the lungs. Plus, can you trust your supplier; what else is in there? ...Read more

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What is wrong with smoking weed?

What is wrong with smoking weed?

Gateway drug.: We generally consider marijuana a gateway drug. Relatively inexpensive, easy to find, societally pervasive and quite addictive. Leads people to seek out more hardcore drugs later on. Bad path to start going down. ...Read more

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What is wrong with smoking weed?

What is wrong with smoking weed?

Gateway drug.: We generally consider marijuana a gateway drug. Relatively inexpensive, easy to find, societally pervasive and quite addictive. Leads people to seek out more hardcore drugs later on. Bad path to start going down. ...Read more

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Can I get pneunmonia from smoking weed?

Can I get pneunmonia from smoking weed?

No: Very heavy use of marijuana, like very heavy use of tobacco, may increase the chance of bronchitis, which in some cases can lead to pneumonia, but even this would be very unusual. If you also smoke cigarettes, those are far more likely to open you up to lung infections than does marijuana. Consider pneumovax, h. Flu vaccine and influenza vaccines as well. ...Read more

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What risks are associated with smoking weed?

What risks are associated with smoking weed?

Many: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate or may feel hungry. ...Read more

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What are the consequence of smoking weed at 60?

What are the consequence of smoking weed at 60?

Worsened cognition: It has enough interference with concentration and memory that it could make functioning all that more difficult down the road. Furthermore, there is an association of pot with mood and anxiety disorder development, so make sure that there is no family history of that or the risk is higher. ...Read more

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Is smoking weed bad or another dumb boomer thing?

Is smoking weed bad or another dumb boomer thing?

Addiction= disease: Smoking weed may be harmful in a number of ways. It is neither bad nor dumb. Mutual support may be useful. Consider marijuana anonymous. ...Read more

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How to know if I got pneunmonia from smoking weed?

How to know if I got pneunmonia from smoking weed?

Ask your physician: If cannabis was a contributing factor to development of pneumonia. Marijuana smoke contains bronchial irritants. Inhalation with marijuana is more prolonged ; deeper than with tobacco. Higher combustion temperatures are reached because it is smoked to a shorter butt. This leads to a carboxyhemoglobin concentration that is 5 x ^ than tobacco. 3 x more tar is inhaled. Prolonged use of cannabis >. ...Read more

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Could you tell me the pros and cons to smoking weed?

Could you tell me the pros and cons to smoking weed?

Pro's vs con's: Pro's - it has some legitmate medical purpose. Some selected con's - possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. It can cause respiratory problems. ...Read more

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What are the effects of smoking weed after an AP Study?

What are the effects of smoking weed after an AP Study?

Well...: There's obviously no issue as far as the AP exam that was already taken, but your friend will likely end up in the throes of drug addiction, and all that education will just go to waste. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the bad affects smoking weed?

Need advice on what is the the bad affects smoking weed?

Mood, energy, etc: If you have bipolar mood disorder or schizophrenia, marijuana can aggravate those illnesses. Children and early adolescents often are unsettled by the drug's psychological and behavioral effects. Otherwise, the major risks in healthy adult heavy users are lung problems and loss of energy and motivation. Some data suggest lower sperm count and weight gain, but not enough for most users to notice. ...Read more

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Which are the pros and cons about smoking weed/majiuana?

Pro- v symptoms of: Specific medical conditions. Con- possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, paranoia, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times ; slowed problem solving. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate or may feel hungry. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are harmful effects of smoking weed?

Could you tell me what are harmful effects of smoking weed?

Possible effects...: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are pipes healthier than tobbaco blunts when smoking weed?

Please tell me, are pipes healthier than tobbaco blunts when smoking weed?

Although: There are medical indications for use of cannabis - there are significant health risks with it's use regardless of how it is smoked. ...Read more

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Can smoking weed kill you?

Not directly: It is not thought that intoxication with marijuana or cannabis would be lethal in the conventional sense. An individual who was susceptible to it could theoretically experience psychosis and this would be life threatening. Additionally, the possibility of motor impairment could lead to challenges with operating a motor vehicle and a catastrophic accident could lead to premature death. Stay safe! ...Read more

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Side effects of smoking weed?

Side effects of smoking weed?

Lots: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. You might feel tired, have poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate or may feel hungry. ...Read more

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Is smoking weed bad for your skin?

Is smoking weed bad for your skin?

Marijuana and skin: It's a complicated question thc can increase testosterone levels a bit this could affect acne.

External smoke is like cigarette smoke it's bad for your skin.

On the other hand thc seems to have some antiaging properties through being a antioxidant.

I am generally don't recommend a smoking because there a lot of complicated psychological effects. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed raise ck levels?

Probably not: Ck is a muscle enzyme and when elevated we look for any type of muscle injury. ...Read more

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What's the major harm in smoking weed?

What's the major harm in smoking weed?

None, if. . .: No harm at all, if you don't mind distorted perceptions, impaired coordination, plus difficulty with thinking, problem solving, learning, and memory. This adverse effect on intellect can last for days or weeks after the drug wears off. If you also don't mind potential paranoia & psychosis; lung irritation; exposure to carcinogens; heart palpitations; and oligospermia, it's your choice also. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed a affect doxicycline?

Weed: Heavy smoking can affect your immune system and this can conflict with your antibiotic use to combat infection. ...Read more

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Honestly, is smoking weed better then cigarettes?

Honestly, is smoking weed better then cigarettes?

No: Both are respiratory irritants. Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate or may feel hungry. ...Read more

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Is smoking weed occasionally beneficial for health?

Is smoking weed occasionally beneficial for health?

Perhaps: There is little question that some medical conditions have symtoms that are relieved with short term use of cannabis. However, it is unclear whether cannabis is superior to currently avaialble medications or whether long term use of caanabis continues to help or worsen these symptoms. To risk lung disease, cancer, addiction and cognitive impairment for unclear benefit is questionable ...Read more

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Hallucinations while smoking weed for the first time, is this normal?

It can happen. It is: Very dangerous! . Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic, delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. Psychiatric conditions can become permanent. Don't do it! ...Read more