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Why is there pain i the ribs after smoking weed ?

my boyfriend gets a pain in his left ribs after smoking weed. He is 31 years old, 6 1 and around 250lbs. He also has asthma . I cant really get a good answer from looking it up on the internet. Can someone please help me find out what is causing this.
Asked On : Thu, 15 Sep 2011
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Hi Ashley,

Welcome to HCM.
Smoking weed is not advisable as it has many side effects and is against law.
Since your boy friend is already a known asthmatic, smoking is certainly not for him as it will worsen the situation and cause him much harm.
Ask him to consult a pulmonologist and get a chest x-ray and blood tests done and if indicated CT or MRI scan to find out the cause for his chest pain.
Wishing him all the best
Answered: Thu, 15 Sep 2011
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