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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
I did cocaine for 1 day 3 weeks ago, since then i haven't felt the same. I have lung infection, pounding/faster heartrate, & am anxious/panicky. Why?
Cocaine is bad: You gave good reasons not to do cocaine! Since you don't like feeling this way, then don't use it anymore. It makes you anxious, paranoid, raises heart rate and ruins your mind. And as you said, gave you a lung infection. Let this be a lesson not to use cocaine again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can cocaine use cause systemic infection of the ENT ? Could this lead to further infection in the reproductive system?
Yes: Snorting of Cocaine has been reported to cause endocarditits and other distant infections from the nasal area. The Cocaine constricts the blood vessels in the nasal passages and can cause open ulcers that allow bacteria into the blood stream. Once bacteria are in the blood stream then they can travel to any organ in the body.(including the reproductive organs). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can using cocaine a few days ago be the reason for my sore throat due to nasal drip? Was wondering if i have a throat infection or if its from that
Many, and the same: Cocaine increases heart rate and blood pressure, and can cause stroke and heart attacks, heart arrhythmias and chest pain. It can precipitate psychotic behaviors (hallucinations, paranoia, delusions) and increases aggression and violence. It damages the nose when snorted, the lungs when smoked, and if used IV is associated with spreading/catching aids, hepatitis and other infections. Same in both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are many: People use cocaine to experience an intense sense of well-being and euphoria, elevated mood, decreased fatigue and increased intensity of various experiences. However, it also raises blood pressure and pulse, and at your age can cause a heart attack or stroke as well. It is also commonly diluted or 'cut' with levamisole, a highly toxic drug that can cause lack of white blood cells&severe infection ...Read more
Can be VERY: There are thousands of deaths per year secondary to the health effects of Cocaine abuse, and death is generally seen as pretty bad for health. Heart problems, stroke, high blood pressure, depression, psychosis, severe infection, aggression, paranoia and permanent brain damage have all been reported. A cutting agent (levamisole) found in lots of Cocaine mixtures can cause even nastier problems. ...Read more
SIGH: I wonder if people are truly living in a giant bubble with no access to any information from the outside world! other than heart attack, sudden death, strokes, chronic heart damage, brain damage, permanent psychosis, severe depression, infections from injection (including aids, hep c and many others) and horrible toxic effects from a cutting agent (levamisole), it's perfectly fine.Lots more too. ...Read more
Many: Cardiovascular, pulmonary, gasrtrointestinal, neurological , psychiatric , obstetric . Can cause mi, hypertension, hemoptsis, pneumomediastinum and pneumothorax, cerebrovascular accidents, in regards to obstetrics beside babies going into withdrawal yhey can be small for gestational age . To summarize not a good thing to use or abuse ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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