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What could be the effect of smoking marijuana in one with a history of Kawasaki heart disease?

I had Kawasaki Heart disease at the age of 10 years old and caught it quite quickly.. I m now 16 years old and smoke marijuana regularly, It never had any effect on my heart when it came to pains, and it s been 2 years or so, and just now I ve had a bit of chest pains I don t know If that was it. I would like To know what effects marijuana has on patients that have had Kawasaki in the past. If Someone Could Please Inform me I would be quite thankful.. Please And Thank you.
Asked On : Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~

I understand your concerns. Although there is no evidence of marijuana dependence having any problems with Kawasaki heart disease, I believe that you need to consult an expert in this field, a doctor that is qualified in substance use disorders as well as in internal medicine. I wish you the very best in your recovery.

I hope this helps. Take care of yourself and have a lovely day!
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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