IgA Nephropathy/kidney problems and marijuana

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mapleleafs
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IgA Nephropathy/kidney problems and marijuana

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Has anyone spoken to their nephrologist in regards to smoking marijuana and the effects it has on kidneys? Specifically people who may have kidney issues?
Thumps
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Re: IgA Nephropathy/kidney problems and marijuana

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I did once but it was masked by a "don't smoke, you fool" conversation, because cancer, obvs. I'd be intrigued if the conversation could be had about vaping with a THC/CBD based substance instead!
PKD/PLD diagnosed 1994, CKD stage 5 Oct 2007, Living Donor Kidney Transplant Dec 2008, still going strong!
mapleleafs
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Re: IgA Nephropathy/kidney problems and marijuana

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I've tried to do research online with regards to the affects of smoking marijuana on kidneys for people who have some sort of kidney problem, whether its mild such as what I am going through or more severe such as ESRF. I can't find any scholarly journals saying that its definitely bad for you or whether you can have a little here and there.
wagolynn
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Re: IgA Nephropathy/kidney problems and marijuana

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Perhaps I am odd but I cannot understand why someone would deliberately get involved with doubtful material?
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