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marijuana effects on chronic pancreatitis

I am a young man that was recently diagonosed with chronic pancreatitis and i was wondering what the effects of marijuana on the pancreas and on chronic pancreatitis. If anyone can answer my question that will be well obliged.
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replied April 24th, 2011
Marj usage
My husband has this also, and was regularly smoking it to relax. He just saw a gastro specialist and was told not to smoke it anymore since it's irritates the abdominal cavity.
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replied March 20th, 2019
marijuana and pancreatitis
Since the evidence that acute pancreatitis can be a side effect of marijuana use ( titis-secondary-to-marijuana-consumption.p hp?aid=9028) is mounting, it's probably not the best choice to treat the pain of chronic pancreatitis.
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