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Can The Use Of Methamphetamine Cause Leukocytosis
Yes: Any stimulant, and even the hormones we produce ourselves under stress (adrenaline, noradrenaline, dopamine) can cause the release of white blood cells from the walls of our blood vessels. This occurs with cocaine, amphetamine, methamphetamine, and can even happen when prescription stimulants are used. It is a sign that the drug is having adverse effects on your body. Stop - get help if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry mouth, soda: Methamphetamine causes dry mouth aka xerostomia. The saliva natural cleanses the teeth and buffers acidic plaque. Plaque acids are what eat away at enamel and causes tooth decay. Meth addicts with dry mouth tend to moisten their mouths with inexpensive sugary sodas which makes the problem even worse. Also meth addicts are largely consumed with getting more meth rather than oral hygiene. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could cause me to test positive for methamphetamine and amphetamine on a urine drug test that was confirmed using gc-ms when I do NOT use drugs?
What DO you take?: Someone else's specimen may have been mislabeled as yours. Or, you may be taking a medication that is "cross-reactive" with amphetamines and caused a false-positive result. Labs usually include such cautionary information in their reports. Go over the lab report and your meds with the ordering physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I understand that chewing tobacco is a cause of mouth cancer, but can use of methamphetamine also cause cancer in the mouth?
Short answer is yes.: Any irritant consistently applied to tissue can cause premalignant lesions that can later turn malignant. If you are abusing methamphetamines, then other systemic health problems may also ensue that are just as serious! please call your physician, dentist or drug help line for help as soon as possible! don't ruin your life! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I shoot meth and im only 100lbs but out of shape i get winded easily what excercises are safe that wont cause interactions with my drug use ?
Seriously,: It may be a really good thig that you are asking for suggestions at all. I hope that as you move towrd getting into better shape you drop the meth - it's really bad for people. Stretching exercises (yoga lite) are good for starters, Pilates too. Core walking. Cut down or off smoking if you can. Be patient! Best wishes! ...Read more
I have a friend that has the herpes virus, and her boboyfriend is a Meth user. Can his use cause her to have outbreaks?
I.v. meth: Not just affect lung vessels causing hypertension, but also blood, liver and other organs. ...Read more
My husband uses meth & has gout. The meth binges are usually followed by severe gout attacks. Can Meth cause gout? or is meth use abating the gout?
You have the answer: If he suffers from severe gout attacks after meth binges, that's all the proof you need. Certainly the meth has worsened and not lessened the gout. There may be other theoretical explanations but nothing can void the fact that meth binges induced severe gout attacks in your husband ...Read more
Yes: Periorbital cellulitis is loosely related to orbital cellulitis, the latter being an extremely dangerous, emergency medical condition. Both involve infection of the eye region and are caused (largely) by straphylococcus and streptococcus. Crystal meth use can cause periorbital cellulitis. ...Read more
Can a one week use of meth cause long term heart damage? I went to the hospital w/ accelerated heart rate. Haven't used in 2 months still feel sick.
Actually it can: We pathologists are familiar with a curious lesion with fibrous tissue around individual heart cells that seems to run with curious rhythm problems. If you value your life, don't ever do "meth" again -- or if you don't value your life, think of the people who love you and who'd be sad if you were to see you die suddenly from it. It happens every day. Be smart. Best wishes. ...Read more
Heroin: Depends on if it's a complication from injection. You should get examined ...Read more
I was told by the ER that my severe back pain was called sciatica. My question is can occasional meth use cause this?
My husband just started having bad testicular and groin pain. We do have a very healthy sex life, but im worried his meth use is the cause?
Get seen now: He may be having spontaneous torsion. Having a good woman like you in his life may give him a reason to stop meth. ...Read more
Can a person have blood clots, lung infection & heart attack several months after quitting Meth or are these conditions caused by current use?
Could happen: Meth users are more at risk for the illnesses you mentioned, but the same diseases do occur in people who do not do meth. ...Read more
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