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blood in mucus after vaping

Discussion in 'Ask FC' started by goldenwarrior, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. goldenwarrior

    goldenwarrior Well-Known Member

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    So I vape my weed with extreme q 4 and then filter the vapor with water and I took a lot of hits and I started spitting the mucus from my throat, there was blood in it, what could be wrong? Couldn't be cancer right? I mean the vapor is pretty concentrated, so I guess it irritates and dry out my airway passage so it bleed? nothing serious right?
  2. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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    Could be very serious, but then again, maybe not. What I would do is to make an appointment with a doc sooner than later.
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    Nycdeisel Well-Known Member

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    Dont try to diagnose it yourself, go see a doctor.
  4. goldenwarrior

    goldenwarrior Well-Known Member

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    If I stop vaping there's no blood, but if I vape and I have blood but it gradually disappear after I stopped vaping, I've vape 2 times, and it happened right after vaping, and if I go all day without vaping, I ill not spit blood but after taking too many hits from vaping, I'll have blood
  5. Nycdeisel

    Nycdeisel Well-Known Member

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    Try drinking water before and after each hit, maybe take smaller hits if you are not doing so already. What temperature water are you using in your vaporbong?
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    Nosferatu Well-Known Member

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    I would say no matter the vaping setup see a doctor because if bloods coming from the inside of your body that can never be good.
  7. goldenwarrior

    goldenwarrior Well-Known Member

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    well, I set the temp on my vape to 260 degree and I use warm water on the big water bottle, I dont have a water bong, just a big ater bottle that I put the mouthpiece of the tube to it to filter it
  8. Revvy

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    Unless there's an obvious sore which is currently healing, I would go see the doctor. Blood is almost always a bad thing.
  9. Nycdeisel

    Nycdeisel Well-Known Member

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    Agreed, you shoudl really see a doctor. I have heard problems recently from people using water bottles as vapor bongs, could be something built up in it. Dont use the water that way, and clean all the pieces of the whip thoroughly and let them dry.
  10. goldenwarrior

    goldenwarrior Well-Known Member

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    one thing is that I never clean the whip, it's got some particles and yellowish buildup in it, I suppose I'll clean it and see what happens.
    I use a 3 liter water bottle, not the small one, so I guess there's nothing wrong with it
  11. biojuggernaut

    biojuggernaut Snob

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    your stuff is prolly clean. I would recomend not seeing what happens and just going in to the doctor.
  12. goldenwarrior

    goldenwarrior Well-Known Member

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    I dont see why I should go to the doc, I mean I have no blood right now, it just happens after I vape and then after I stop vaping, the blood gradually become less and less after I spit.
    It's probably some kind of irritation I get from the vapor right?
    I heard that someone can lace your weed with grounded glass or something, even if that was the case I mean it would get filtered out by the water
  13. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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    You should go to the doc because it is not normal for anyone to spit up blood, regardless if it happens just when they vape or not.


    Possibly, but regardless, vaping should not cause an irritation that would cause you to bleed, therefore, it could be a more serious underlaying problem that vaping just brings out. Go see a doc.


    Grounded glass? I've been smoking and vaping bud for longer than most here have been alive, and I have never heard of such a thing.

    I know you want to believe that this is not serious, but you very well may be wrong. See a doctor.
  14. steiner666

    steiner666 Serial vapist

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    yeah see dr or go to ER if it happens again cause it's def not normal, for pot smokers let alone vapers. besides, otherwise you'll just be worrying about it so much, esp any time you vape, the you'll just be bringing yourself down by thinking about nothing but it until you know whats up. at least if you're anything like me.
  15. Nycdeisel

    Nycdeisel Well-Known Member

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    The tube could have built up bacteria/fungis if its right in the water. Clean all your parts and try using it dry.

    And you come here asking about this problem, many responses suggest your seeing a professional, but you refuse to do that. I dont know what else to tell you.
  16. Raf007

    Raf007 Jed so f... High

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    Yes grounded glass, this shit happened in Europe one or two years ago
    Caused a few death cases and some bleeding lungs
    But I don t see how this could happen with vaping

    And yes definitely go see a doc asap that s not normal
  17. tdavie

    tdavie Unconscious Objector

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    I'm going to be devil's advocate in a very mean sense, but I feel it is permitted because I have good intentions (haven't we all heard that before?).

    Probably nothing as you point out, but what if you had a slow growing tumor where the neo mass has only recently perforated to the surface of your airway passages. And suppose that dry, hot air irritates it. You spit/cough up blood. You do nothing about it because 'it only happens when I vape'.

    You want to take chances? Don't see the doctor. Maybe it will metastasize. You want to get it cleared up/dealt with; then see the doctor. Period.

    It's your health. Protect it.

    Tom
  18. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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    Wow. I had no idea. That's awful. :(

    Reminds of those sick jerks that put razor blades in apples and candies handed out to kids on Halloween.
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    I'd guess that its from your nose and you swallow it before spitting it up.
    For a month or so after I started vaping I had very dry , crusty nasal passage which had a bit of blood in when picked. That seemed to ease off after an adjustment period.
    Get it checked out just in case but also consider water conditioning.
    The test for ground glass (added by ass holes to up the weight) in your weed is to rub it against a CD and see if it scratches it.
  20. Nycdeisel

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    that CD test shit has been debunked. Everyone try this, almost all bud will scratch it.
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    Like everyone stated go to the doctor to make sure nothing is wrong. If everything is ok I would suggest you add more fat to your diet and drink more liquids because it sounds like you're low on moisture in your respiratory system and the hot air plus the vapor is drying you out of the little moisture you already have.

    Just eat a lot of nuts/seeds and avocados along with olive oil and a little butter with your meals and drink more water or home made tea with just a little sugar or honey.

    You may drink throughout the day but if you drink heavily caffeinated stuff or sugary stuff you will still be dehydrated because caffeine is a diuretic and sugar absorbs liquid but when you have too much in your system at once it dries you out. This is why a lot of people have dry skin along with lack of eating the good fats I mentioned.

    Cannabis contains chemicals that absorb moisture from it's environment as do most herbs and plants and if you are inhaling dry material it will absorb moisture where it lands and in this case it's your respiratory system. Filtering through water is good but it's not going to saturate the chemicals with moisture that will be provided by your body. Just do like I stated and get some boveda packs to moisten your herb this will give the herb some moisture so that the vapors won't suck up yours in the body. You will also get more flavor than you would with vaping dry bud.

    Boveda packs:
    http://www.bovedadirect.com/
  22. 2Supra4U

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    yea, i also read about over the uk that there was a problem with weed also having metal shavings in it ( to add more weight) and in some instances it was lead shavings (can you say ewww).

    sadly, stuff like that still happens on halloween every year in NA always read something.


    this past summer here in Toronto, there was a rise of people finding razor blades or hypodermic needles in playgrounds. (the orentation in which they found made it obvious they didnt just "fall there". they were buried just below the surface....blade/point up.

    even was a thign this summere here as well some reject(s) putting poisoned food in dog parks or poisoned toys.....few dogs died too.

    luckily i dont think any children were injured in the playgorunds....

    when that kind of stuff happens here most people are on the lookout or keep away from it.

    its a scary world out there sometimes :uhoh:


    P.S. Go see your doc if that persists. blood in your spit could be a symptom of which tdavie was speaking.
  23. Raf007

    Raf007 Jed so f... High

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    That's awfull indeed.
    I think the few death cases made them stop doing that.
    But some people still lace their weed with a lot of different shits that could provok sever symptoms.
    like, hair spray, sand, liquids pcv or something like that...just to gain some weight...:(
  24. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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    It sure seems though that these kinds of additions could easily be picked up by sight, smell, feel and the smell when first lit, eh?
  25. wthanna

    wthanna Well-Known Member

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    ...all the more reason to control your own... from seed or clone.. to the vape.. :cool:

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