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Do UDTs screen for marijuana?

Do UDTs screen for marijuana?

Yes: Most standard drug screens include a test for the presence of marijuana. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Examples are: colonoscopy for colon polyp or cancer; mammograms for breast lesions or cancer; psa a blood test that could indicate enlargement of cancerous prostate tissue; blood sugar or hemoglobin a!c for diabetes. Many think that scanning the whole body will pick up a cancer--in all likelihood, it will not. There also is no good blood test, yet, ...Read more


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Does marijuana affect autoimmune blood tests?

Does marijuana affect autoimmune blood tests?

?: you didn't specify what test you referring to, at any rate I don't believe it would affect testing for auto immune problems ...Read more

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How long does marijuana stay in the blood stream?

How long does marijuana stay in the blood stream?

One Month: For a heavy user up to one month, rarely longer. Thc really doesn't stay in the blood stream, rather-it is stored in fat and is considered fat soluble. In fact, that is why it can take so long to get out of the body. The thc has to get out of the fat cells. It does depend upon, as one colleague has noted, the frequency of the use as well as the potency of the drug. ...Read more

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How long does marijuana stay in your blood stream?

How long does marijuana stay in your blood stream?

A few hours: It is broken down into other products within a few hours. These can be stored in fat and then released into the body and urine for weeks or longer depending on how much and how often you use. ...Read more

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Can i donate blood if i'm a daily marijuana smoker?

Can i donate blood if i'm a daily marijuana smoker?

No: According to red cross you cannot donate blood if you are high on marijuana, wait a few days of clean and then donate. ...Read more

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What blood tests shoss marijuana? Does coke also show up?

What blood tests shoss marijuana? Does coke also show up?

Urine tests: Most all tests are for specific things. There are thousands of different tests. Most of the time, a determination regarding an individual's drug use is done by urine testing. The standard test from the dept of transportation does test for both thc as well as Cocaine metabolites. ...Read more

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Possible for marijuana increase creatinine level in blood?

Possible for marijuana increase creatinine level in blood?

Yes, possible: I found a 2004 study relating illicit drug use to mild kidney dysfunction. Creatinine increases were the most pronounced with Cocaine and psychedelics, but were also seen with other drugs -- including marijuana. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15042540 increased creatinine is one measure of kidney function -- so the risk of kidney disease is higher for drug-abusing people. ...Read more

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How long should i wait to donate blood after smoking marijuana??

How long should i wait to donate blood after smoking marijuana??

One week: One week will be more than enough. However, you should disclose your marijuana use to the doctor or nurse at the blood center. It is commendable that you want to donate blood and do your civic duty. For the sake of your own health, you should not use 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. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Why is it bad to smoke marijuana when you have a blood thickening disorder?

More clotting: Marijuana increases production of free radicals, deposits tar and other residue in your lungs and introduces carbon monoxide into your system. This produces oxidative stress which increases systemic inflammation and can make your blood clot more easily.If you already have this tendency, your are worsening your health and increasing the chances of having a stroke or other clotting disease. ...Read more

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Cna marijuana negatively affect you if you were on blood pressure medication?

Cna marijuana negatively affect you if you were on blood pressure medication?

Doubtful: This isn't the place to talk about the wisdom of the marijuana laws. I review the scientific literature on the supposed "dangers", and beyond the fact that it makes crazy people crazier and perhaps normal people lazier, i'm unimpressed. Nobody's written about dangers in people taking antihypertensives. It's your decision. ...Read more

Marijuana (Definition)

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


Ganja (Definition)

Ganja is a Sanskrit word ...Read more