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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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I recently failed a hair stat for methamphetamine how is this possible when I have not used? Could dextroamphetamine or wellbutrin cause this?

I recently failed a hair stat for methamphetamine how is this possible when I have not used? Could dextroamphetamine or wellbutrin cause this?

When did u use last.: Call the American Association of Medical review officers or ask them on line. Hair testing is fairly new in commercial drug tests. It can detect many months of drug use, depending on how much hair (length)
Received. When was the last time the drug was used.
Need to see your primary care provider for confidential help because your health is #1. ...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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What medication will cause u to test positive for meth use?

What medication will cause u to test positive for meth use?

Several!: Alpha Methyldopa and Clonidine can cause false-positive urine drug tests for methamphetamines; so can nasal decongestants, ritalin, various cold remedies containing ephedra compounds. ...Read more

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Why does meth cause a menstrual cycles to start?

Why does meth cause a menstrual cycles to start?

Don't use meth: Go to aa or na or some other support group. Meth is a terrible drug. If you are treating a symptom with it, talk to your doctor and be honest. You are only moving farther from health by using meth. ...Read more

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I was smoking meth none stop until I found out I was pregant. After going to the female dr. There's only a sack could I be the cause?

I was smoking meth none stop until I found out I was pregant. After going to the female dr. There's only a sack could I be the cause?

Addiction may be the: Cause, something over which you were not able to exercise much control. It is impossible in any one specific case to know what the cause of an abnormal pregnancy is, but certainly use of many drugs, including methamphetamine, can be associated with such outcomes. GET HELP NOW to stop and stay stopped, and to understand the things you can do to feel ok WITHOUT drugs. You need ongoing support. ...Read more

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I shoot meth and im only 100lbs but out of shape I get winded easily what excercises are safe that won't cause interactions with my drug use?

Seriously,: It may be a really good thig that you are asking for suggestions at all. I hope that as you move towrd getting into better shape you drop the meth - it's really bad for people. Stretching exercises (yoga lite) are good for starters, Pilates too. Core walking. Cut down or off smoking if you can. Be patient! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Could meth cause you to get aids?

Not itself: Meth itself won't, but sharing needles can. ...Read more

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I just found out I'm pregnant. I should be close to two months and I have been using herion and meth. Is it to late how much damage have I caused?

I just found out I'm pregnant. I should be close to two months and I have been using herion and meth. Is it to late how much damage have I caused?

Heroin and meth: Well talk about being stupid using Heroin and Meth. One cannot predict what damage has taken place but one thing is that you have to stop this use immediately if you want a chance of a normal child. ...Read more

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Did 3 lines of meth last one gave severe headache on both temples, goes away when I stand Is it serious, what causes it? Pls help No more drugs for me

Did 3 lines of meth last one gave severe headache on both temples, goes away when I stand Is it serious, what causes it? Pls help No more drugs for me

High blood pressure?: You are risking your life by using meth. If can cause many acute problems including high blood pressure, which may be the cause of your headache. It can even cause heart attacks and strokes and be deadly.
If not better soon go to the ER.
I am glad you don't intend to use again; if tempted to please seek help.
See http://www. Drugfreeworld. Org/drugfacts/crystalmeth/the-deadly-effects-of-meth. Html ...Read more

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Can smoking meth cause cysts on lungs?

Can smoking meth cause cysts on lungs?

???: I am not sure if this is the worst worry for those who smoke crystal myth, there are many serious complications associated with doing substance like this.
Get help. ...Read more

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Can meth cause infection on penis?

Can meth cause infection on penis?

Infection: If you mean "methamphetamine" the answer is no, unless you are smearing the meth onto the penis and irritating the skin. If you mean MRSA the answer is absolutely. ...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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Could amphetamines like aderall cause meth mouth?

Could amphetamines like aderall cause meth mouth?

Yes: Meth abuse has direct and indirect effects. Direct effects include vasoconstriction, dry mouth leading to destruction of the teeth. However, there are the indirect effects of the "meth lifestyle"- poor diet, poor self care and poor dental hygiene, impaired life style. Care must be taken to not exceed physician recommendations and to abuse the drug. ...Read more

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Can provigil cause positive drug test for meth?

Can provigil cause positive drug test for meth?

It should not: Although Provigil is a stimulant of sorts, its chemical makeup is dissimilar to amphetamines and should not cause a false positive drug test. ...Read more

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Can smoking meth cause rashes can it come out pores?

Can smoking meth cause rashes can it come out pores?

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 more

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Doctors, can my albuteral inhaler cause a positive result for meth?

Doctors, can my albuteral inhaler cause a positive result for meth?

On screening tests: Possibly, but not on the confirmatory tests. Any time testing is used for forensic purposes, where you can be excluded from a job, or fired, or have probation/parole revoked etc etc the initial screening test MUST be followed by a more sophisticated confirmatory test, which can tell the difference between a false and true positive. If they are not confirming the test, I would seek legal counsel. ...Read more

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Can boils and other bacteri infections be caused by drug use as meth?

Can boils and other bacteri infections be caused by drug use as meth?

Yes: People on meth tend to pick on their skin that can provide a portal of entry for bacteria that infect hair follicles and result in boils. ...Read more

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Jaw is slowly tilting down or side ways. Could this be caused from meth use?

Jaw is slowly tilting down or side ways. Could this be caused from meth use?

Yes: Severe grinding, induced by methamphetamines, can cause muscle spasm and joint damage which can cause the jaw to shift positions. ...Read more

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I have a friend that has the herpes virus, and her boboyfriend is a Meth user. Can his use cause her to have outbreaks?

Herpes simplex: No. His meth use will not cause her to have herpetic lesions, except perhaps secondarily if the tension and anxiety induced by his illegal activities disturbs her. ...Read more