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Is meth use and/or abuse of prescription pain killers associated with chronic kidney stones?

Is meth use and/or abuse of prescription pain killers associated with chronic kidney stones?

Not stones: Meth use does more than cause kidney stones -- it can kill your kidneys and the rest of your organs too. Depending on which prescription pain killers you're talking about, this is extremely dangerous also. If you got very dehydrated during your substance abuse, kidney stones would be possible. ...Read more

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Iv Drug Use (Definition)

Drug dependence means that a person needs a drug to function normally. Abruptly stopping the drug leads to withdrawal symptoms. Drug addiction is the compulsive use of a substance, despite its ...Read more


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What're the cause and effects of prescription drug abuse?

What're the cause and effects of prescription drug abuse?

Abuse: Lack of monitoring, euphoric effects, easy access, avoiding withdrawal, doctor-shopping, tolerance. Outcome is dependency (addiction) & more suffering & resistance to tx. ...Read more

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Does drug use cause a loss of control of your bowels?

Does drug use cause a loss of control of your bowels?

Drugs and bowels: Various drugs have differing effects on the bowels. The most common outcome for opiate users is severe constipation. One can also have incontinence of stool when he or she is very intoxicated. Just a few more reasons not to use illegal drugs! Get help if you need it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a use of cocaine or any illegal drugs before 18 cause body mental development croissance problem?

Can a use of cocaine or any illegal drugs before 18 cause body mental development croissance problem?

Illegal drugs: at any age can cause physical and mental problems. The younger the developing central nervous system (brain and spinal column) the more at risk one can be. Best to avoid them all and look to healthy ways to cope and recover such as exercise, good diet, positive outlook. 12 step programs help many folks. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does long term use of movicol cause dependency or bowel incontinence? Thanks in advance

Does long term use of movicol cause dependency or bowel incontinence? Thanks in advance

Neither: Movicol does not cause dependency. In a Dutch study in children, bowel incontinence episodes actually decreased after taking the equivalent drug (polyethylene glycol with electrolytes, the generic version of movicol) for 8 weeks. ...Read more

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Can prolonged use of prescription drugs cause a mental illness?

Can prolonged use of prescription drugs cause a mental illness?

It depends: It depends on which prescription drugs you're talking about -- but one mental illness that can happen is addiction. It does not happen automatically, but certainly can with medicines like valium, ativan, klonipin, xanax, (alprazolam) vicodin, etc. Some people abuse these. I have also seen bipolar disorder unleashed by giving an antidepressant without taking an extensive personal and family history. ...Read more

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Can interveinous drug use of meth cause lung problems?

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Can interveinous drug use of meth cause lung problems?

I.v. meth: Not just affect lung vessels causing hypertension, but also blood, liver and other organs. ...Read more

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Would chronic use of glycerin suppositories possibly cause brain fog?

Would chronic use of glycerin suppositories possibly cause brain fog?

Not likely: But why are you chronically using glycerin suppositories? "brain fog" alludes to feelings of confusion, poor concentration, and memory lapses. These symptoms could relate more to high blood pressure (listed on your clinical conditions) than they do to suppositories. In some people, propanolol can also cause a feeling of fuzzy thinking. You might want to discuss this with your own physician. ...Read more

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Can chronic use of glycerin suppositories cause lasting health effects?

Can chronic use of glycerin suppositories cause lasting health effects?

No: Glycerin is an inert lubricant. The real questions is why you need to use a glycerin lubricant chronically. If for easier bowel movements, there are better long term answers. ...Read more

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Could prolonged use of opiate pain medication cause sterility?

Could prolonged use of opiate pain medication cause sterility?

Doubtful: Prolonged use of opiate pain medication is associated with decreased levels of testosterone. This may change personality and eventually libido. Bio-identical hormone treatment and decreasing opiate medication may be helpful. ...Read more

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Can the use of street drugs (stimulant use, otherwise healthy) cause your urine to have a weird/strong smell?

Can the use of street drugs (stimulant use, otherwise healthy) cause your urine to have a weird/strong smell?

Ketosis: There are several effects of stimulant use including an increase in the metabolism, body temperature, and blood pressure, increased urine production, higher blood sugar levels causing ketosis and urine a bad odor. See your primary care physician for examination to rule out diabetes. ...Read more

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Why most of doctors prefer to use ppis to treat gastritis and ulcers instead of misopostrol that has no side effects such c-diff, impotence, ibs...?

PPI's are safer: Misoprostol is less effective in healing peptic ulcers than ppi's. The drug was initially released only to prevent ulcerations from Aspirin and other anti-inflammatory agents. It frequently causes diarrhea and can easily cause a spontaneous abortion in early pregnancy. Misoprostol is not likely to help heartburn. ...Read more

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What is canasa suppositories mainly used for. Please elaborate on its effectiveness and any known or cpmmon side effects.

What  is canasa suppositories mainly used for. Please elaborate on its effectiveness and  any known or cpmmon side effects.

Canasa: This medication is used to treat ulcerative colitis. Most of the time, the oral agents are effective to treat this disease. We do use this agent by itself for the inflammation in the left side of the colon. We also use this agent rectally in complement to the oral agent for additive effect in treating the colitis. Side effects: headache, diarrhea, fatigue, hair loss, abdominal pain, flatulence. ...Read more

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Can long intake of glutathione IV affect cbc? Can it cause blood cancer or leukemia ?

Can long intake of glutathione IV affect cbc? Can it cause blood cancer or leukemia ?

In a good way; no: Glutathione is unlikely to have any affect on the red cell count but may improve one's white cell count if it is abnormal as it supports immune function. As a substance that boosts immunity and supports detoxification it is likely to reduce risk of all cancers; there is no evidence that glutathione can cause any type of cancer. See http://tinyurl.com/y95rale ...Read more

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Before treatment (so unrelated to any drug effects) can any cancers cause the symptom of dry mouth?

Before treatment (so unrelated to any drug effects) can any cancers cause the symptom of dry mouth?

Saliva glands: If the cancer affects the salivary glands, it could limit production. Also, depending on other causative factors (tobacco, alcohol) there could be an overall dry mouth problem. ...Read more

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Can laxative abuse or over use of laxative cause colitis.?

Can laxative abuse or over use of laxative cause colitis.?

Yes: Why laxatives have to be abused, first cause of the constipation is to be determined by your physician , by exam and tests including colonoscopy for malignancy , anorectal motility studies.Some laxatives that stimulate the colon like seneca etc by constant stimulation colonic mucosa will be damaged permanently and may result colitis. ...Read more

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What long-term effects does chronic amphetamine use or abuse have on your body?

What long-term effects does chronic amphetamine use or abuse have on your body?

Methamphetamine: Long term, methamphetamine abuse can cause violent or psychotic behavior, mood disorders, hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia. It can cause brain damage, and trigger a stroke. If you are using, get help now. ...Read more

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Constipation (Definition)

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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more