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Doctor insights on: Does Someone Has A Sore Throat After Smoking Crystal Meth

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I've been addicted too smoking crystal meth for 3 years and everytime I smoke it my glamds swell in my neck and are sore?

I've been addicted too smoking crystal meth for 3 years and everytime I smoke it my glamds swell in my neck and are sore?

Hey John: I am a pathologist and have autopsied a few meth addicts. It's worse than you have been told. They do claw the flesh off their bodies before they die. Man up, swallow your pride, and get treated. Somebody loves you and even if you do not value your own life, do it for them. ...Read more

Amphetamine (Definition)

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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What cani use to relieve swelling in lymph nodes and pain in neck from smoking crystal meth.

What cani use to relieve swelling in lymph nodes and pain in neck from smoking crystal meth.

URGENT ADVICE: 1. STOP USING THIS HORRIBLE POISON!!
2. GET INTO A DRUG REHAB PROGRAM NOW!!
3. ACCEPT FACT THAT YOU ALREADY ARE ACCUMULATING DAMAGE AND HUGE RISKS!!!
4. DO NOT HESITATE, CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR NOW. ...Read more

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Can smoking only once cause you to have a sore throat?

Can smoking only once cause you to have a sore throat?

Possible: If your throat is sensitive to heat, cigerett smoking burns your throat and it feels like a sore throat. ...Read more

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I have had sore throat once a month since xmas when I stopped smoking I have been losing my voice too. Dr say viral, any other ideas?

I have had sore throat once a month since xmas when I stopped smoking I have been losing my voice too. Dr say viral, any other ideas?

Several: Postnasal discharge, acid reflux, and viral. If this keeps up and you are not getting the answers you desire, a second opinion from an ENT doctor might be helpful. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have had a sore throat over a week. And during the time I have been smoking marijuana. Can that prolong the healing process of my sore throat?

I have had a sore throat over a week. And during the time I have been smoking marijuana. Can that prolong the healing process of my sore throat?

Possibly: You would peobaby have a sore throat if you didn't smoke, but smoke of any kind is likely to irritate your throat. If you feel you can't stop smoking for a few days then try oral forms or a vaporizer.
Pelargonium sidoides, sold as Umcka, may help, as can gargling with a silver hydrosol like Sovereign Siiver. ...Read more

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I quit smoking about a month ago and have been using an ecig now I have a sore throat and I coughed up a chunk of brown mucus that was pretty hard?

I quit smoking about a month ago and have been using an ecig now I have a sore throat and I coughed up a chunk of brown mucus that was pretty hard?

Smoking: First congratulations on quitting smoking. Keep it up. After you quit your lungs are going to start getting rid of stuff in your chest. It is normal to have some productive phlegm. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have an increased cough if I recently quit smoking? I would think it should be the opposite. Also have chest irritation and sore throat

Is it normal to have an increased cough if I recently quit smoking? I would think it should be the opposite. Also have chest irritation and sore throat

Yes its normal: All the symptoms you're describing can happen after you stop smoking. You might also have gotten a viral infection. Best thing is to 'stay on the wagon' don't start smoking again, and see how you do after another few weeks. If it persists, or if you develop fever, go get checked out. ...Read more

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Is it possible for too much smoking to cause a sore throat?

Is it possible for too much smoking to cause a sore throat?

Yes: If you have ever been in or near a fire, and are inhaling smoke, you end up coughing, your throat and even lungs get sore. Cigarette smoking does the same thing, just in lower doses over a longer period of time. Lung and head/neck cancer are worse problems, are are heart attacks, strokes, chronic bronchitis, emphysema and many other complications. The sore throat is the least of it. Please QUIT!!! ...Read more

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How does smoking weed affect a sore throat?

How does smoking weed affect a sore throat?

Would anticipate: That it would act as an irritant in the upper airway and could increase soreness. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a sore throat from smoking weed?

How to get rid of a sore throat from smoking weed?

Please listen to: Your body. Cannabis is a respiratory irritant. You need to stop using it.. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. ...Read more

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Can the smoke of smoking cause sore throat or throat infection? Why?

Can the smoke of smoking cause sore throat or throat infection? Why?

Yes: Smoking, by it's nature, can irritate throat linings by both heat and ash content. Once irritated, a secondary infection can ensue. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a sore throat at home? And can smoking cigarettes daily (6-12) for a month cause it or leaving the ac on all night?

How to get rid of a sore throat at home? And can smoking cigarettes daily (6-12) for a month cause it or leaving the ac on all night?

Can stop smoking: There is never a need to smoke anything, other than smoking baby-back ribs (those are yummy). Just be strong and quit... and never go near the stuff again. One may have to avoid hanging around smokers (that's just a sacrifice one can make for a better life). One's primary care doctor can examine the throat to see if strep bacteria might be causing the pain, and also can help with quitting smoking. ...Read more

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I quit smoking 7 weeks ago after 20 years. I have now had a sore throat for 7 days with no sign of relief. I have been to my doc. What gives?

I quit smoking 7 weeks ago after 20 years. I have now had a sore throat for 7 days with no sign of relief. I have been to my doc. What gives?

Not magic...: To improve damage to lungs from smoking, can take 1 week to 1 month for EACH year you smoked. The tissues have to regenerate & heal and the white cells in the lungs have to move the "deposits" out/corral them to free up lung tissue. While likely unrelated, as a sore throat can last many days in anyone, keep up the abstinence to continue the recovery! ...Read more

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Can your lymph nodes in your neck swell from smoking and lead to tenderness and a sore throat?

Yes: Either because of intense inflammation from the cigarette smoke itself, or because smoking makes you more predisposed to both bacterial and viral throat infections. You need to consider getting help with smoking cessation, not only for those symptoms, but for your overall health, longevity and happiness. It is tough up front, but the rewards are well worth it. There is considerable help available. ...Read more

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Sore throat in the morning, rarely have light brown mucus, usually happens after I smoke and stop smoking for a few days. Cold symptoms present?

Sore throat in the morning, rarely have light brown mucus, usually happens after I smoke and stop smoking for a few days. Cold symptoms present?

Depends: Sporadic smoking can cause sore throat. Any amount of smoking can cause an increase in mucus production that could be off-white, greenish, brownish or clear. If you are feeling fine otherwise, then you most likely don't have a cold virus. If however you have a fever, chills, disruptive cough or other concerns, then you could have a cold or pneumonia and should see a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Small sore throat when swallowing. I did start smoking recently ehat could this be?

Small sore throat when swallowing. I did start smoking recently ehat could this be?

Irritation: Tobacco smoke is an irritant to tissues. You could be having pharyngitis from the irritation. As if the many other inherent dangers from smoking weren't enough to persuade you to quit, hopefully this will. If you develop high fever or are unable to swallow, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Viral Pharyngitis (Definition)

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