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Brain injury and weed for pain relief

A few days ago I fell about 12 feet and landed on the back of my head. I fractured my skull and had a small brain hemorrhage. There was no surgery and I was released after being watched for about 2.5 days. I completely fine other than my constant painful headache. I was given a medicine I think is called Forectin. It hasn't helped much with my constant headache and I was wondering if I could relieve the pain another way such as smoking pot?
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replied January 9th, 2019
Hello and welcome to EHF ,I have read your question and would like to help.

Marijuana/weed/CBD is known to help with pain but there are no scientific studies about it's efficacy, dosage or safety profile.
The possible side effects that you can experience are anxiety ,dizziness, moody etc
In long-term it can cause heart and lung problems.
There might be legal issues as it is not legal in several states.

If your headache is not controlled you should contact your healthcare provider and get another prescription.

Hope it helps and wish you good luck
Regards
Dr Khalil
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replied January 9th, 2019
Hello and welcome to EHF ,I have read your question and would like to help.

Marijuana/weed/CBD is known to help with pain but there are no scientific studies about it's efficacy, dosage or safety profile.
The possible side effects that you can experience are anxiety ,dizziness, moody etc
In long-term it can cause heart and lung problems.
There might be legal issues as it is not legal in several states.

If your headache is not controlled you should contact your healthcare provider and get another prescription.

Hope it helps and wish you good luck
Regards
Dr Khalil
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