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Can crystal meth use cause periorbital cellulitis?

Can crystal meth use cause periorbital cellulitis?

It may look like it: There is a characteristic redness, swelling, of the eye lids (dermatitis) that is caused by this drug abuse. If this is associated by a lot of pain, periorbital cellutis, would have to be ruled out. ...Read more

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A psychostimulant, controlled drug schedule ii, with abuse potential. It acts to enhance Dopamine and norepinephrine in the body, including the brain. It can decrease appetite- was used as a diet pill, treat narcolepsy and adhd, pathological fatigue, sea sickness. Derived from ephedra plant ...Read more


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Does crystal meth cause legs to swell?

Does crystal meth cause legs to swell?

Yes: It can. But, so can other things, so get checked by a. Doctor soon and get into rehab while you still have a chance! ...Read more

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Can crystal meth cause thyroid problems?

Can crystal meth cause thyroid problems?

Possibly: Li sx, et al august 2013 - just published a paper on "depression and alteration" in both the "hpa" axis and the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis - see http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/23913817

however - thyroid issues are probably the least of your worries if there is methamphetamine involved. I would get off of it or get help. ...Read more

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Can smoking crystal meth cause a strange vaginal discharge?

Can smoking crystal meth cause a strange vaginal discharge?

Not directly: Smoking crystal meth is very dangerous for many reasons, but it won't directly cause a vaginal discharge. What you do under the influence of crystal meth may expose you to sexually transmitted disease, however -- leading to strange vaginal discharge. ...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 you tell me if crystal meth use can cause periorbital cellulitis?

Can you tell me if crystal meth use can cause periorbital cellulitis?

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

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Can injecting crystal meth cause lung problems?

Yes.: Medicines injected into a vein are essentially filtered by the very small capillaries of the lungs. Any impurity or toxic substance is concentrated and accumulated there. This can lead to a variety of issues in the lungs - infection - inflammation and scarring - pulmonary hypertension - airway constriction- some of which is not be reversible. Injecting anything is a very bad idea. ...Read more

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Can crystal meth cause an eye vein to burst?

Can crystal meth cause an eye vein to burst?

Get help: Go to the emergency room to have this examined. There could be a number of reasons for a burst "eye vein." if you are interested in stopping meth, go to narcotics anonymous meetings. Any local paper will list meeting times. ...Read more

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Would parachuting and smoking crystal meth, smoking, cause cancer-like growths on the stomach, liver, and added reflux?

Would parachuting and smoking crystal meth, smoking, cause cancer-like growths on the stomach, liver, and added reflux?

Risks >>Illness: Your risky behavior certainly has a high likelihood for leading to disease. Stop meth ; get help to stay off. See your md and follow treatment guidelines. ...Read more

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What's does crystal meth do to you?

What's does crystal meth do to you?

Meth: Your metabolism goes into overdrive, so your lungs, liver, heart & brain are under excess pressure, leading to agitation, breathing problem, heart arrhythmias, etc. ...Read more

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How many people die from using crystal meth?

How many people die from using crystal meth?

Far too many: Although I'm afraid I do not know the numbers, far far too many people die from using crystal meth. It is associated with stroke, heart attack, as well as global progressive failure of health. Get help. Stop. Find any way to get the support you need to get off or help others get off of this terribly addictive, damaging drug. ...Read more

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What occurs when a diabetic consumes crystal meth?

What occurs when a diabetic consumes crystal meth?

Bad things: Crystal meth is bad for you diabetic or not. Besides being illegal it is also very dangerous very addictive. Nothing good happens with crystal meth. ...Read more

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Is crystal meth addictive from only using it once?

Is crystal meth addictive from only using it once?

Possibly: It not a sure thing, but there is a possibility you could become addicted from using meth one time, similar to cocaine. ...Read more

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How are the effects of cocaine and crystal meth different?

How are the effects of cocaine and crystal meth different?

Cocaine vs meth: Methamphetamine is structurally similar to amphetamine and dopamine, but very different from cocaine. Cocaine is quickly removed & almost completely metabolized in the body. Meth has a longer duration of action and more of it remains unchanged in the body -- staying in the brain longer with prolonged stimulant effects. Chronic meth causes structural brain changes & emotional & cognitive problems. ...Read more

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If I did crystal meth while on antibiotics, is it going to stop the influence of the antibiotics?

No, but get off it.: You know very well that you are engaging in a self destructive behavior by doing meth. Get help and get off meth.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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How extreme is weight loss from crystal meth and are there permanent damages?

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How extreme is weight loss from crystal meth and are there permanent damages?

Meth: Depends on amount used and duration of use, baseline weight, general health, age, metabolism, etc. ...Read more

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I want to know if smoking crystal meth affects ones mind more than snorting it?

I want to know if smoking crystal meth affects ones mind more than snorting it?

Stop drugs now: Listen well, regardless of how you do it, you will destroy your life for certain, if you continue with meth usage. If you wish help, it is present, both on-line and where you live. Contact your doctor, addictions anonymous, even alcoholics anonymous, and start cleaning up your act. Your life will transform when the drugs are gone! ...Read more

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Is a Tension headache from chronic use of crystal meth during the come down, considered dangerous?

Is a Tension headache from chronic use of crystal meth during the come down, considered dangerous?

Yes: The chronic use of meth is dangerous, regardless of what symptom the user is experiencing. The solution is to work with the doctor to get off the meth, and of course, to immediately avoid seeing any person who touches meth or other drugs of abuse. ...Read more

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Don't know why I keep trying, is there no hope for somebody addicted to crystal meth and heroin at age 18?

Yes there is hope: Most people struggling with addiction have 9 or more quit attempts before having a period of sustained sobriety. Don't give up. Be honest with your illness and with your doctors, be open minded to treatment, and be willing to try. There is help out there for those who are motivated for it. Try na or aa if you haven't already. ...Read more

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Is there any way crystal meth is healthy?

Is there any way crystal meth is healthy?

Absolutely not: On the contrary it may cause irreversible brain damage. ...Read more

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How to deal with crystal meth and hunger?

Get help.: See an addictions psychiatrist and enter into treatment. ...Read more

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How can I stop or avoid using crystal meth?

Work with an addicti: Specialist through your PCP, so they can monitor your progress together, and safely get you through your withdrawal. Medical supervision is strongly advised. Great to hear your willingness to get off this dangerous recreational drug, and move toward health and longevity., ...Read more

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How long could crystal meth stay in your body?

Long enough: I would worry less about how long meth stays in your body than I would be about actually using meth. Please get help w/ addiction. Aa and na are a good place to start. ...Read more

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What are the reasons that people feel the need to make and use crystal meth?

What are the reasons that people feel the need to make and use crystal meth?

Why make&use meth: ..For as many different reasons as there are people who use drugs and alcohol. Make: to sell or use. Use: to escape life's pains, to briefly feel better, to fit in with peers. Once used, the drug can generate a powerful addiction that drives the person to find, make, use the drug at any cost, including teeth, mind, heart, skin, and life. ...Read more

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Anemia (Definition)

Any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood ...Read more