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Can boils and other bacteri infections be caused by drug use as meth?

Can boils and other bacteri infections be caused by drug use as meth?

Yes: People on meth tend to pick on their skin that can provide a portal of entry for bacteria that infect hair follicles and result in boils. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Can u get bacterial infections on the skin such as boils from snoking meth?

Can u get bacterial infections on the skin such as boils from snoking meth?

Yes: People on meth tend to pick on their skin that can provide a portal of entry for bacteria that infect hair follicles and result in boils. ...Read more

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Can meth cause infection on penis?

Can meth cause infection on penis?

Infection: If you mean "methamphetamine" the answer is no, unless you are smearing the meth onto the penis and irritating the skin. If you mean MRSA the answer is absolutely. ...Read more

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Can meth cause pimples and boils if so why? I only did it a few times

Can meth cause  pimples and boils if so why? I only did it a few times

Meth skin: Yes of course. You change your brain, skin, and mouth norms when you use this dangerous drug. Many users do not eat well. Their hormones get messed up. Their perceptions of reality get damaged. Their teeth become a problem and the skin gets dry, damaged, picked at. Please let your body heal and never use this substance again. ...Read more

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I have a hard abcess/boil under my arm in the pit. its hard and has not come to a head I only just noticed it yesterday. I am a meth addict do u think this could be the cause and what should I do its hurts so bad, its not hot like what ive seen from peopl

I have a hard abcess/boil under my arm in the pit. its hard and has not come to a head I only just noticed it yesterday. I am a meth addict do u think this could be the cause and what should I do its hurts so bad, its not hot like what ive seen from peopl

See doctor: I appears that you have a infection (likely staph) which needs to be treated by a doctor. If you don't have one, go to the ER before this spreads further. Perhaps you can get some help on your meth addiction as well even though I don't believe these two events are related (unless you have been injecting the material). ...Read more

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Can crystal meth cause a parasite infection throughout your body?

Can crystal meth cause a parasite infection throughout your body?

Crystal meth: can make you paranoid and craving for more, ruin your health and life. Here's a link that may help you http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/addiction/crystal-meth-what-you-should_know Please see your doc about getting tested for parasites. They can cause GI symptoms and more. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can a urinary tract infection keep meth in your system longer?

Can   a  urinary tract infection  keep meth in your system  longer?

No: UTI cannot keep meth in your system longer. However, I would be remiss if I didn't suggest to you that you NOT DO METH! it is very bad for you. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is a spleen infarction cause by some type of bacteria infection?

Is a spleen infarction cause by some type of bacteria infection?

Splenic infarcts: Sometimes. The main causes of splenic infarcts are clots (thrown from the heart which can be from a heart valve infection or an enlarged heart w/ blood pooling then clotting; or due to someone w/a disease wh/causes clots like sickle cell or cancer), a rapidly enlarging spleen outgrowing its blood supply (infections like mono/cmv or certain blood diseases); rarely autoimmune diseases cause infarcts. ...Read more

Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more


Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more