Allergic Skin test Reactivity to marijuana in the Southwest

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Allergic Skin test Reactivity to marijuana in the Southwest

In a general allergy consultation practice in Arizona and western New Mexico, 129 patients were tested for immediate hypersensitivity skin test reactivity to marijuana pollen and tobacco leaf, as well as to a battery of other antigens. In all, 90 patients were diagnosed as allergic […]

Marijuana and Pruritus

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Marijuana and Pruritus

Itching (pruritus) is a common symptom associated with numerous skin diseases, as well as a secondary symptom of numerous serious conditions such as renal failure and liver disease. Itching, unlike other skin sensations, is generally a result of CNS activities, and typically goes untreated by standard medical therapies.

A review of […]

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