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Does Marijuana smoking lead to pleurisy?

I have been diagnosed with pleurisy as of yesterday night and have a pretty good understanding of what it is that I m dealing with, however I have a few concerns. Can marijuana smoke cause pleurisy symptoms to become worse/ more intense/frequent.? Also if I have pleurisy and make the choice to continue smoking disregarding the pain, can the results of that decision be life threatening/fatal.?
Thu, 10 Mar 2016
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I really appreciate your concern, of course narcotic could be the cause or at least may flair up the disease if continue to smoke this so better to quit it immediately else may be fatal too hope this information helps.
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