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Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
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Yes and no: Yes, meth can cause skin rash. No, it doesn't come out your pores. The skin has LOTS of capillaries which carry the meth all through your skin. That can cause an immune reaction in the skin or change its structure leading to chronic skin inflammation or infection that can be lifelong. Experienced doctors, police etc know what meth rash looks like. It's like tattooing "meth head" on your forehead. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My husband has a painful body and leg rash and swollen legs from trying to quit meth . this is the 3rd day. What can help?
Pain, swollen legs: You must take him to see his Primary doctor as soon as possible. He may be sent to another section after his doctor has seen him. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Clot from meth in arm, able to dissolve most of it but week later full on vtd or worse!? Have comp socks/sleeves. Meds? Rash!Blk V's arm/leg.pain
Emergency: You should treat this as a medical emergency and get professional help. ...Read more
My adult son has had a rash where his legs meet the torso for 2 months. He has used nystatin and mupirocin creams. Could "meth" be the problem? ?
Unpredictable: The single most dangerous feature is that at any time -- the first or the 100th use -- you may suddenly discover you can no longer be happy without using it. You will continue compulsively and not stop until the adverse effects of the drug have killed you. The last stages are quite horrible. The stories about people ripping off their own flesh are true. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which meth?: I actually HATE that word, because some people use it for methadone, and others for methamphetamine. Both are medications. Methadone is a pain medication, used in severe chronic pain as well as the treatment of opioid addiction. Methamphetamine (Desoxyn) is used to treat the same things Adderall or RItalin (methylphenidate) are used for - ADHD, narcolepsy, sleep shift disorders and conditions needing stimulants. ...Read more