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I HAVE RHEUMATOID AND OSTEOARTHRITIS AND HAVE JUST BEEN PUT

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I HAVE RHEUMATOID AND OSTEOARTHRITIS AND HAVE JUST BEEN PUT ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA BUT SEEM NOT TO HAVE GOOD RESULTS FOR THE LAST 3 WEEKS AND THE PAIN SEEMS TO HAVE GOTTEN WORSE. CAN YOU HELP?
JA: What about weight? Is it in a healthy range?
Customer: I AM 83 YRS OLD, WEIGH ABOUT 150 AND AM ABOUT 5 FOOT TALL.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I HAVE HAD RA SINCE I AM 38 YRS OLD. ALSO AM ON ACETERA INFUSION, ARAVA AND DAYPRO, HAVE HAD 2 KNEE REPLACEMENT PLUS 1 REVISION, PLUS SOME OTHER UNRELATED OPERATIONS. IT WAS RECOMMENDED THAT I TRY MM BUT TO NO AVAIL
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I AM STILL WAITING FOR AN ANSWER. TU.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

you may need a different marijuana strain to help your pain.

did your dispensary give you a sample pack of different strains to use?

how are you using the medical marijuana ? are you smoking it?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
NO I AM TAKING A CAPSULE TWICE A DAY. THIS IS THE 2ND STRAIN AM GOING TO THE DISPENSARY TOMORROW FOR ANOTHER CHANGE OF THE FORMULA. THE 1ST STRAIN WAS INCREASED TO 3 A DAY BUT IT MADE ME LIGHT HEADED SO IT WAS DECREASED TO 2. HOW LONG COULD IT TAKE FOR A GOOD EFFECT??
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
IS THIS AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE OF $50.00?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
THERE SHOULD BE NO EXTRA CHARGE I WOULD LIKE AN ANSWER TO MY RESPONSE PLEASE.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

medical marijuana works pretty quickly at your neurosynapsis.

sometimes it can take a few tries to find the right strain for you

there are many different strains of medical marijuana

many dispensories will have sample packs of 1/8 of an oz packs you can try several strains to see which one works best for you

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
WHAT IS NEUROSYNAPSIS????
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

neurosynapsis are the connections between neurons in your brain.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I DO NOT AND WON'T SMOKE THIS AND NY DOES NOT ALLOW SMOKING. I WISH THERE WERE OTHER FORMS
APPROVED MAYBEIT WILL BE CHANGED. WELL THANK YOU FOR YOUR INFORMATION.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

NY approves only marijuana oils and tablets.

they may be able to give you different strains.

you can also ask your doctor for conventional pain medications like celebrex and oxycodone or trazodone which can be used with medical marijuana to help decrease your pain

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