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Recovered from jaundice. Is it bad to smoke marijuana? Will it affect liver?

sir i had a second attack from jaundice and i was in the bed nearly for 3months.. Billirubin count was maximum @18counts. Its been 1month from now that my billirubin count came normal so is it bad for me to smoke marijuana at this time?? does it effect my liver or anything at this time??? i am not a chain smoker.. i smoke occasionally only..
Asked On : Sun, 18 Nov 2012
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Hi Dear.
There is no doubt that smoking is injurious to health.You must stop smoking because Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. Smoking causes many diseases and reduces the health of smokers. But you also do smoking along with marijuana,It contains chemicals called cannabinoids that affect the central nervous system.Many may not have severe marijuana side effects from taking the drug but many people will. Marijuana side effects include physical problems like breathing difficulties and deteriorating physical abilities. Despite a popular belief, marijuana side effects speed up the heart, blood and breathing rate. it does not effect too much to your liver. You are telling that you had been also problem oF jaundices. In case of Jaundice smoking along with marijuana would be dangerous to your health.
With Best Wishes
Dr. Neeraj Bansal
Answered: Mon, 19 Nov 2012
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