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Doctor insights on: How To Heal Cracked Meth Lips

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White dots on lips with meth use?

White dots on lips with meth use?

Go to Emergency Room: 1. Get those white dots checked out - have a doctor look at them.
2. Stop using meth. There are many support groups out there. ...Read more

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Can smoking meth cause lip swelling?

Can smoking meth cause lip swelling?

Pipe burn: It is more likely that the lip swelling is a heat burn from the smoking apparatus (pipe, etc) than from an allergic reaction. That said, your drugs could be cut with virtually anything, and are likely to harm you. Please get help. Stopping the problem would be more helpful than solving the lip swelling. ...Read more

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What are crack, speed, coke, and meth etc.? What doe they go? Can you fall asleep when using them?

What are crack, speed, coke, and meth etc.? What doe they go? Can you fall asleep when using them?

There is no possible: Way to answer all that you ask in 400 characters or less. It would be very hard to fall asleep if high on these. However, when one crashes they are likely to be exhausted & could fall asleep. ...Read more

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I'm going through meth detox is it normal for my lips and arms to have a numb sensation?

Yes!: Your nervous system has been altered according to how long you've been addicted; other addictive drugs you use; other medical conditions you may have, etc... So, do not be surprised at some sensory derangements! Let's just hope that with time, everything gets back to "normal"! ...Read more

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Is there a way to tell the difference between crack and meth just from the smell of the second-hand smoke?

Is there a way to tell the difference between crack and meth just from the smell of the second-hand smoke?

Doesn't Matter: Both of these are illegal and devastating to families and communities. Stay away from it; don't let it be around you or your family ever! ...Read more

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Have bad head ach after soking meth?

Amphetamine: Until proven otherwise medical emergency amphetamines can have profound effect on blood pressure can cause serious neurological sequelae seek medical attention today. Emergency department indicated. ...Read more

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Head hurts after meth use, remedy? Help

No specific remedy: I am not aware of any specific remedy for a headache induced by methamphetamine. Perhaps measures to lower blood pressure could help? Time to get help regarding your relationship to meth? ...Read more

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What kind of rinse cleans mouth from meth?

What kind of rinse cleans mouth from meth?

Doesn't exist: You are looking for a magical solution that does not exist. The only way to clean your mouth of meth is to stop using. ...Read more

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How long does meth affect your mouth after stopping use?

How long does meth affect your mouth after stopping use?

Meth Mouth: Unfortunately a lot of the damage that has been done can be permanent. This is a great article: http://www. Primehealthchannel. Com/meth-mouth-pictures-symptoms-facts-and-treatment. Html. If you are asking for yourself - please see a dentist, take care of your teeth & gums and quit the meth. ...Read more

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How many hours would I need to pass a mouth swab test if using meth?

How many hours would I need to pass a mouth swab test if using meth?

72 hrs: A saliva test for meth can test positive for up to 72 hrs after use. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of meth mouth?

What are the symptoms of meth mouth?

Lots of decay: Cavities that appear rapidly, lots of breakdown structurally. ...Read more

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How could I tell if I have meth mouth?

Rampant decay: Well for starters you need to be a meth user. Meth mouth is characterized by rampant caries or decay along the gum line and to the point where there is nothing left above the gum on some of the teeth. The chewing surfaces of molars may also be eroded away severely and cupped or hollowed out. Severe cases require removal of teeth and dentures. ...Read more

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What are ways to prevent meth mouth?

What are ways to prevent meth mouth?

Obvious Answer: 1. Don't use meth. 2. Don't use meth. 3. Don't use meth. 4. Don't use meth... 99. Stay hydrated with water. 100. Use biotene otc (increases saliva production). Meth mouth is caused by dry mouth (xerostomia) - lack of saliva. Make sure you brush and floss regularly. In addition, sugarless gum or hard candy may be helpful. ...Read more

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I have been sober off meth for 8 months now I am getting headaches in the back side of my head mainly on the right side what should I do?

I have been sober off meth for 8 months now I am getting headaches in the back side of my head mainly on the right side what should I do?

Acetaminophen: You may try over the counter pain relief like Tylenol.
Do not drink alcohol.
Wish you good health!
For 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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What is meth mouth?

What is meth mouth?

Broken down teeth: Meth mouth is a term coined due to a characteristic presentation that a lot of meth users present with. Meth wreaks havoc on your teeth, thus many meth users present with most of their teeth being black and brown, as well as being severely broken down and cracked. ...Read more

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What's "meth mouth"?

What's "meth mouth"?

Meth Mouth: Meth mouth is a dental condition characterized by severe decay and loss of teeth, fracture and enamel erosion. This is due to extended use of the drug methamphetamine. The cause is thought to be due to xerostomia (dry moth), bruxism (grinding), lack of proper nutrition and dental hygiene. ...Read more

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What is "meth mouth"?

What is "meth mouth"?

Meth Mouth: Meth mouth is a term for people who have had extensive tooth damage due to the abuse of methamphetamines. Many times the teeth are so damaged that they are unrestorable. The teeth usually have large cavities in them and appear black in color. Quite often this leads to early tooth loss and full upper and full lower dentures at a very young age. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of meth mouth?

What are the early symptoms of meth mouth?

Root surface decay: Meth mouth is a relatively new term in dentistry. Meth dries out the mouth by inhibiting the production/release of saliva. Mouth becomes more acidic from this. Appetite suppressant side effects of meth also cause more consumption soda/candy and the like for energy. Enamel/dentinal decay happens at the later stages and can be very rapidly and very extensively. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes of the mouth from meth use?

Yes: Several possible ways- (1) communal use of a meth pipe (2) reactivation of herpes infection in a pt who was previously infected (3) intimate mouth-to-mouth or genital contact with an infected partner, either who may not exercise appropriate judgement if they were high. (4) communal use of a needle if injecting meth and they " lick" the needle. ...Read more

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How quickly does meth mouth occur. First time?

How quickly does meth mouth occur. First time?

That depends: Depending on diet, level of oral hygiene, and other health issues it can happen in as little as 4 months. For other addicts it can take up to a year. Meth is a very "ugly" drug and destroys the body on many different levels. If you are a user please seek help asap to end this destructive habit. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to how fast does meth mouth occur?

I'm curious as to how fast does meth mouth occur?

That depends: Depending on diet, level of oral hygiene, and other health issues it can happen in as little as 4 months. For other addicts it can take up to a year. Meth is a very "ugly" drug and destroys the body on many different levels. If you are a user please seek help asap to end this destructive habit. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the sign of having meth mouth?

I want to know what's the sign of having meth mouth?

Total tooth deacy: The extensive tooth decay is due to psychological and physiological changes caused in dry mouth, long periods of poor oral hygiene and after the "high phase" cravings for sweet soda drinks. Excessive grinding and clenching are a contributory factors for tooth destruction. ...Read more

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Is it possible to reverse the effects of meth mouth?

Is it possible to reverse the effects of meth mouth?

Consider: Having your dentist make custom fitted soft mouth guards for your upper & lower teeth that you can either place mi paste or Fluoride into the tray and wear for 15 - 30 minutes. This will saturate the teeth with protection for a more consistent and longer application time than brushing or rinsing with Fluoride would do.

Consider www. Perioprotect. Com trays, fit well to also improve your gums. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: meth mouth?

Destroys teeth: "meth mouth" is an informal name for advanced tooth decay attributed to heavy methamphetamine use. It leaves users' teeth black-stained, rotted and often unsalvageable. Using meth will destroy your teeth, you and your life. ...Read more

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Please help! Does doing meth orally cause meth mouth?

Please help! Does doing meth orally cause meth mouth?

Doing meth: Doing meth in any form can lead to "meth mouth." people who abuse meth can easily become addicted, and stop caring for themselves -- including brushing their teeth. Also among its many effects, meth can cause severe jaw tension, bruxism, and breaking of teeth. Please see a dentist for help if this is you -- and see an addiction medicine doctor for help with your drug abuse. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get meth mouth even if I've never done meth?

Is it possible to get meth mouth even if I've never done meth?

No: But you can certainly get lots of decay and gum problems, similar to "meth mouth", without doing meth. See a dentist and find out why you are in that situation. ...Read more