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Hi I have had numbness and tingling all ove my body for well over a month after injecting meth right after the shot I felt like My veins were attacked?

Hi I have had numbness and tingling all ove my body for well over a month after injecting meth right after the shot I felt like My veins were attacked?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
I trust that you will not do meth again.
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.
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Diagnosed with WPWS was Givin atenolol but still injecting meth so have been scared to take medication. What are the risk of injecting meth with WPWS?

Diagnosed with WPWS was Givin atenolol but still injecting meth so have been scared to take medication. What are the risk of injecting meth with WPWS?

Hmmm...: In such a situation, the patient must contact her doctor now and stop the meth, under the care of her doctor or a specialist. In the big picture, it makes no difference to ask what the risks of this, or of that, are but rather to stop the meth (and never again associate with anyone linked to meth) and thus never have to worry about what the risks of this, or of that, are. ...Read more

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Can injecting meth cause lung problems?

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Can injecting 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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My boyfriend has cotton fever from injecting meth, What can he do to help take it away?

My boyfriend has cotton fever from injecting meth, What can he do to help take it away?

The usual.: Cotton fever refers to the transient eleva-
tion in temperature within minutes after injec-
tion of drug filtered through cotton, or after
shooting the cottons. Symptoms include fever,
chills, headache, abdominal pain, nausea, vomit-
ing, and muscle aches.
NOT infected blood vessel, skin, or heart valve.
Lasts average 12 hr. Rane 6 to 48 BUT improving by 12.
Fluids and tylenol helpful. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of itchy red rash from injecting meth?

How do I get rid of itchy red rash from injecting meth?

Do not do meth: Itchy rash is the least of the damage you are doing to yourself. Get off meth!
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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Forarm is red and swollen very painful after injecting meth arm is changing colour whole arm is aching

Forarm is red and swollen very painful after injecting meth arm is changing colour whole arm is aching

Cellulitis: You definitely need to see a doctor right away as you seem to be developing a skin infection. It sometimes can be fatal, meaning kill you. ...Read more

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Male of 33 injects opiates frequently suffering from shortness of breath, fluid in lungs, light headed, and tightness in chest after injecting meth?

Male of 33 injects opiates frequently suffering from shortness of breath, fluid in lungs, light headed, and tightness in chest after injecting meth?

Go to ER: This could be a reaction to the drugs, sepsis from non sterile techniques, or thrombotic events. Please go to the er to be evaluated, and then strongly consider rehab. ...Read more

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I have just injected my self with meth into my vein and it has swollen up and hurts I have missed the vein or busted it wot can I do to reduce swellin?

I have just injected my self with meth into my vein and it has swollen up and hurts I have missed the vein or busted it wot can I do to reduce swellin?

Seek medical help: Injecting meth can cause local skin necrosis, cellulitis and deep tissue infections, not to mention endocarditis with destruction of your heart valves. Stop shooting up and seek medical attention asap. If a severe local infection developes you could potentially lose an arm.
Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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I inject meth regularly and sometimes my veins will disappear after some use and I have to find other spots to gowhy does this happen and what r risks?

I inject meth regularly and sometimes my veins will disappear after some use and I have to find other spots to gowhy does this happen and what r risks?

Scar tissue: If a vein is injured and becomes inflamed, it is likely to scar up, and scar contraction will make the vein disappear. The risk is negligible compared with the certainty that meth will eventually destroy first your mind and then your body. Not every warning you hear about "drugs" is true, but meth actually is deadly. If there is someone who loves you, stop using for their sake ...Read more

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This was my 3rd time ever doing meth. I injected it and my vein has bludged up and is a red color and has became longer. What could this be?

This was my 3rd time ever doing meth. I injected it and my vein has bludged up and is a red color and has became longer. What could this be?

Phlebitis: Please don't do this any more. You're smart enough to have found HealthTap; you're smart enough to move on and leave the "friends" who did this with you behind. The vein is inflamed and may be thrombosed. If it's not better tomrrow, get seen. If you feel you can't stop doing meth on your own, please talk with your personal physician. I'm really glad you wrote -- let's start a better life. ...Read more

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I think someone may have blown my vein trying to inject me with meth. They didn't actually inject it, but 2 days later it is very bruised/swollen?

I think someone may have blown my vein trying to inject me with meth. They didn't actually inject it, but 2 days later it is very bruised/swollen?

Without preaching:: This person doesn't know what they are doing, and obviously by doing this they are threatening your health in a variety of ways, the least of which is blowing your vein.
Please get help to get off the stuff, and to make sure that this is not an infection in your veins that could then infect your heart, brain, other organs permanently or kill you. Meanwhile, apply heat for comfort. Good luck 2U ...Read more

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New user to injecting the drug meth I have bruising on about most of the veins I shot my neck and my right upper back hurts?

New user to injecting the drug meth I have bruising on about most of the veins I shot my neck and my right upper back hurts?

Thank you for: Trusting Health Tap. Meth is a nasty drug. Very addicting. Very dangerous. What do we need to do to get you to stop using it? If you think you need to be looked at tonight by all means have somebody take you to the ER. Make sure you do not have liver or heart problems or pancreatitis. ...Read more

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I injected meth over a month ago, had instant burning throughout my body and my whole body feels numb and tingles ever since what could it be?

I injected meth over a month ago, had instant burning throughout my body and my whole body feels numb and tingles ever since what could it be?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician.
Do not do meth again.
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.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more

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I shot meth into my vein on side of my hand and it is swollen, my hand is numb and there is lots of redness around that area and up my arm a little bi?

I shot meth into my vein on side of my hand and it is swollen, my hand is numb and there is lots of redness around that area and up my arm a little bi?

You have infection: That may be spreading up your arm and cutting off circulation to the hand. This could be a life-threatening or hand threatening emergency. Please go to an ED. ...Read more

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I injected meth and missed my arm and hand got very hot and red then my fingers went numb after that my arm started getting hives and its kinda sore and numb what can I do at home to be okay? ????

I injected meth and missed my arm and hand got very hot and red then my fingers went numb after that my arm started getting hives and its kinda sore and numb what can I do at home to be okay? ????

Go to ER: Meth may cause severe constriction of the blood vessels supplying your fingers. If it is not already too late and you are still having symptoms, go to the ER to get the meth effect reversed. There is a potential danger of losing one or more of your digits. By the way, you need to get some help on your meth addiction quickly. ...Read more

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Went in for a CT scan the nurse went through my vein and they injected 10mls of the dye in my arm, it went very red and hot, 1 week later arm is numb?

Went in for a CT scan the nurse went through my vein and they injected 10mls of the dye in my arm, it went very red and hot, 1 week later arm is numb?

Nerve problem: Drugs intended for intravenous usage can be toxic to local tissues if they are direct contact with tissues other than blood vessel lining. Since the median nerve is very close to the usual veins utilized for IV injections, it is quite likely that chemical nerve injury has occurred. Other consequences may also be present. See your physician. ...Read more

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I've abused meth (smoked) for 18 months. I have severe pain, burning, stabbing, numbness, weakness, and termors all over, mostly in hands and feet.??

I've abused meth (smoked) for 18 months. I have severe pain, burning, stabbing, numbness, weakness, and termors all over, mostly in hands and feet.??

Get help now: I doubt I am the only physician here who thinks that meth should be a health care matter rather than a law enforcement focus. Your primary care physician or a peer can guide you to care. The alternative is a miserable, long, gruesome death during which you are likely to tear off your own skin. Rediscovering your inner strength and goodness will save you but only if you get into the right place. ...Read more

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I am experiencing blood or red colored urine, chest tightness and arm numbness I also have a problem shootinf meth. Dows that have a lot to do with my symptoms? I'm really scared.

I am experiencing blood or red colored urine, chest tightness and arm numbness I also have a problem shootinf meth. Dows that have a lot to do with my symptoms? I'm really scared.

More than likely: Shooting meth is the likely explanation for your symptoms and you should quit doing meth. You may wish to see help from an addiction specialist. Visit this site for information on this topic: https://www. Drugabuse. Gov/publications/drugfacts/methamphetamine
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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I have a drinking problem I used to do meth I have red on the inside of my right eye and I have tingling In my face neck and arm numbness to?

I have a drinking problem I used to do meth I have red on the inside of my right eye and I have tingling In my face neck and arm numbness to?

Appreciate open &...: Directness of the question. Happy to provide an answer, that may not be as concrete. For one it depends on how bad are the drinking and past drug problems. These symptoms could certainly be a non serious nerve irritation but also may be cardiomyopathy from alcohol or serious heart attack warning signs from meth. So without a complete evaluation, this could be a serious condition. ...Read more

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Can meth paralyze you if you inject it?

Yes: By causing a stroke in your brain. I have seen too many of these in people as young as early 20's. Please stop using! ...Read more

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I inject meth often and I have noticed my hands are sometimes swollen when I wake up are the two related and why if so?

Quite possibly: It can be from damage to lymphatic vessels caused by repeated injections. This is serious and if it is this, you need to be examined and hopefully treated ASAP. Lymphatic obstruction can become dangerous, so have an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I injected meth in my hand & now I don't have as much mobility and the pain is excruiating. Did I damage a nerve or something?

I injected meth in my hand & now I don't have as much mobility and the pain is excruiating. Did I damage a nerve or something?

ER visit: If you missed the vessel or technique was not aseptic, could have local reaction / infection that might put hand at risk. Needs seen by Dr to be sure does not need IV antibiotics or surgical drainage. ...Read more

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I injected meth in my arm and missed why would someone tell me to use a quarter?

Call for help: Drug addiction is a serious problem. They probably wanted you to use that quarter and call, for help!
See an addictionologist ASAP or call the county mental, health society. Or go, to an emergency room and seek help before you lose, that arm, or your life. ...Read more

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