A member asked:

Someone i know shoots method up their wrist is bruised but they didn't shoot up in the wrist and its numb and the pain is going up their arm. what cou?

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Dr. Vlad Apostol answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Vessel damage.: I will assume you mean "Meth" not "Method" being "shot up". When injecting a foreign chemical in one's body, there is a tendency for the body to react negatively. If one were to inject such chemicals directly into a vessel, it is quite possible to cause damage to that vessel (artery or vein). You can also get a blood clot forming in that vessel, which can lead to an impaired blood supply to limb.

Answered 11/27/2017



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