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Does having polycystic kidney disease and using medicinal marijuana to alleviate pain, cause problems with the kidneys?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Polycystic kidneys

Pain is not usually assciated with polycystic kidneys, but if you are smoking pot for some other kind of pain, i dont feel it will contribute to your kidney problem, whiach can cause hypertension and renal failure.
But you should me under medical care and if possible avoid smoking marijuan, as it has other harmful effects on the body.

In brief: Polycystic kidneys

Pain is not usually assciated with polycystic kidneys, but if you are smoking pot for some other kind of pain, i dont feel it will contribute to your kidney problem, whiach can cause hypertension and renal failure.
But you should me under medical care and if possible avoid smoking marijuan, as it has other harmful effects on the body.
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Adpkd

As far as we know, marijuana is not kidney toxic.

In brief: Adpkd

As far as we know, marijuana is not kidney toxic.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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