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Can the use of methamphetamine cause leukocytosis?

Can the use of methamphetamine  cause leukocytosis?

Yes: Any stimulant, and even the hormones we produce ourselves under stress (adrenaline, noradrenaline, dopamine) can cause the release of white blood cells from the walls of our blood vessels. This occurs with cocaine, amphetamine, methamphetamine, and can even happen when prescription stimulants are used. It is a sign that the drug is having adverse effects on your body. Stop - get help if needed. ...Read more

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Which things can cause you to test positive for amphetamines/methamphetamines?

Udt: Several substances can give false positive results, assuming u r not taking an amphetamine. Refer to my previous answers for details. ...Read more

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Can the use of methamphetamine cause you to forget how to write or hold a pen?

Can the use of methamphetamine cause you to forget how to write or hold a pen?

Methamphetamine: this is an unusual symptom but methamphetamine can definitely effect brain function. Are you having other symptoms. Please stop using meth and consider seeing your doctor especially if symptoms persist after 1 week of abstinence ...Read more

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I am wondering what causes methamphetamine to be in your system when you don't do them?

I am wondering what causes methamphetamine to be in your system when you don't do them?

Nothing: But over the counter cold remedies may test positive for meth on preliminary testing. ...Read more

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What would cause a false positive for methamphetamine on a drug screen?

What would cause a false positive for methamphetamine on a drug screen?

Nothing: I am unaware of anything. There are reports showingfalse positives are seen with: ephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) pseudoephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) propylephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) phenylephrine, or desoxyephedrine. In my experience these are not issues. ...Read more

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Could methamphetamine (or other illegal drugs) cause severe facial swelling?

Could methamphetamine (or other illegal drugs) cause severe facial swelling?

Usually allergy: It is possible for anyone to be allergic to anything, and get facial edema, swelling of the eyes and throat, and have breathing problems from any drug. These kinds of side effects are very common with amphetamines and other stimulants. ...Read more

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Is it possible for methamphetamine (or other illegal drugs) to cause severe facial swelling?

Is it possible for methamphetamine (or other illegal drugs) to cause severe facial swelling?

Usually allergy: It is possible for anyone to be allergic to anything, and get facial edema, swelling of the eyes and throat, and have breathing problems from any drug. These kinds of side effects are very common with amphetamines and other stimulants. ...Read more

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Does using methamphetamine while pregnant cause a child to get cancer? Just curious

Does using methamphetamine while pregnant cause a child to get cancer? Just curious

Not known : It is not known whether use in pregnancy can cause cancer in the offspring; however, there is ample evidence that neuropsychiatric outcomes in offspring exposed to methamphetamine in utero are adversely affected. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will methamphetamine cause intersitial cystitis?

Need doctor's help! will methamphetamine cause intersitial cystitis?

No reports yet: There are no reports of this association. Meth is associated with severe and irreversible kidney disease usually an interstitial nephritis. There's a first time for everything and meth effects may be worsened by concomitant use of heroin or lsd. Bottom line: stay away from the meth. Meth kills you badly and makes you look awful while you die. ...Read more

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How will methamphetamine drug use cause tooth decay?

How will methamphetamine drug use cause tooth decay?

Dry mouth, soda: Methamphetamine causes dry mouth aka xerostomia. The saliva natural cleanses the teeth and buffers acidic plaque. Plaque acids are what eat away at enamel and causes tooth decay. Meth addicts with dry mouth tend to moisten their mouths with inexpensive sugary sodas which makes the problem even worse. Also meth addicts are largely consumed with getting more meth rather than oral hygiene. ...Read more

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What could cause me to test positive for methamphetamine and amphetamine on a urine drug test that was confirmed using gc-ms when I do NOT use drugs?

What could cause me to test positive for methamphetamine and amphetamine on a urine drug test that was confirmed using gc-ms when I do NOT use drugs?

What DO you take?: Someone else's specimen may have been mislabeled as yours. Or, you may be taking a medication that is "cross-reactive" with amphetamines and caused a false-positive result. Labs usually include such cautionary information in their reports. Go over the lab report and your meds with the ordering physician. ...Read more

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I understand that chewing tobacco is a cause of mouth cancer, but can use of methamphetamine also cause cancer in the mouth?

I understand that chewing tobacco is a cause of mouth cancer, but can use of methamphetamine also cause cancer in the mouth?

Short answer is yes.: Any irritant consistently applied to tissue can cause premalignant lesions that can later turn malignant. If you are abusing methamphetamines, then other systemic health problems may also ensue that are just as serious! please call your physician, dentist or drug help line for help as soon as possible! don't ruin your life! ...Read more

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Can adderall or Afrin nasal spray or a generic form of claritin d cause a positive methamphetamine result on a drug test?

Can adderall or Afrin nasal spray or a generic form of claritin d cause a positive methamphetamine result on a drug test?

Pseudoephedrine: Since the D in Claritin had been used to manufacture methamphetamine, I would suspect that it will produce a positive drug test. As for Afrin nasal spray, it is difficult to tell since any absorption would be minor and thus likely detectable only with extremely sensitive method. I hope other members in this panel will jump in on this topic. ...Read more

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Does meth cause anxiety?

Does meth cause anxiety?

It can: As a rule, any stimulant can cause or worsen anxiety. Methamphetamine makes the heart race, makes reflexes twitchy, can trigger paranoid feelings, etc. No big surprise that it can lead to anxiety too. ...Read more

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Can meth cause hyperglycemia?

Can meth cause hyperglycemia?

Yes, it can: Yes, it is known that it can cause this by a number of mechanisms. ...Read more

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Can meth cause pain in ones bladder?

Can meth cause pain in ones bladder?

Only via infection: Only if your use has opened up a way for infection to get into you kidneys and or bladder. You should see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Can a history of smoking meth cause long term damage after you quit?

Can a history of smoking meth cause long term damage after you quit?

Yes: Long term methamphetamine use is associated with significant abnormalities on brain scans, cognitive problems and paranoia, all of which may persist. ...Read more

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How much meth is needed to cause an overdose?

How much meth is needed to cause an overdose?

Uncertain amount: The amount of street meth needed to overdose is unknown. It depends on the concentration of meth, the other drugs mixed into the meth, the body size of the user, whether or not the user is an addict, etc... Meth can kill rapidly by fatal heart rhythms, heart attacks, and strokes. Meth also causes psychotic and aggressive behavior, which can lead to deadly accidents or being shot dead by the police. ...Read more

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