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A 38-year-old female asked:

Three days ago i had a missed shot of meth in my foot and now its swollen and red and is hot to the touch and i cant walk on it .what should i do?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Have it examined. It is likely infected. If so, it can progress deep into the deep layers of the foot & require hospitalization and surgical drainage. Early treatment can avoid that.
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Sounds like a cellulitis and needs immediate care. Regarding causation secondary to meth injection, you need critical help. Be open about this, so your doctors can guide you to rehabilitate
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Last updated Jun 5, 2021

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