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I have quit crystal meth for 3 days and slept the whole time now my legs are numb but no pain...why?

I have quit crystal meth for 3 days and slept the whole time now my legs are numb but no pain...why?

Congratulations: Firstly, congratulations. Crystal meth is a very very nasty drug that I see in my patients far too often here in Ft. Lauderdale. Sleeping long periods is not uncommon after stopping the amphetamine. Nerve damage can occur..both at a central and peripheral level. I am going to guess that your issue was the way you were sleeping for the past 72 hours. If this doesn't resolve..see you PCP. ...Read more

Amphetamine (Definition)

A psychostimulant, controlled drug schedule ii, with abuse potential. It acts to enhance Dopamine and norepinephrine in the body, including the brain. It can decrease appetite- was used as a diet pill, treat narcolepsy and adhd, pathological fatigue, sea sickness. Derived from ephedra plant ...Read more


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Does crystal meth cause legs to swell?

Does crystal meth cause legs to swell?

Yes: It can. But, so can other things, so get checked by a. Doctor soon and get into rehab while you still have a chance! ...Read more

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How to deal with crystal meth and hunger?

How to deal with crystal meth and hunger?

Get help.: See an addictions psychiatrist and enter into treatment. ...Read more

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How can i stop or avoid using crystal meth?

How can i stop or avoid using crystal meth?

Work with an addicti: specialist through your PCP, so they can monitor your progress together, and safely get you through your withdrawal. Medical supervision is strongly advised. Great to hear your willingness to get off this dangerous recreational drug, and move toward health and longevity., ...Read more

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How long could crystal meth stay in your body?

Long enough: I would worry less about how long meth stays in your body than i would be about actually using meth. Please get help w/ addiction. Aa and na are a good place to start. ...Read more

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What are the reasons that people feel the need to make and use crystal meth?

What are the reasons that people feel the need to make and use crystal meth?

Why make&use meth: ..For as many different reasons as there are people who use drugs and alcohol. Make: to sell or use. Use: to escape life's pains, to briefly feel better, to fit in with peers. Once used, the drug can generate a powerful addiction that drives the person to find, make, use the drug at any cost, including teeth, mind, heart, skin, and life. ...Read more

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Is crystal meth the same as speed?

Yes: Crystal meth is methamphetamine and speed is crystal meth in its crystalline form. ...Read more

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Is it hard to overdose smoking crystal meth ?

Is it hard to overdose smoking crystal meth ?

No: It is easy to overdose on crystal meth. It is better to never use it in the first place! ...Read more

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Are cigarettes really more dangerous than crystal meth?

Cigs./Meth: In the long run, both are equally dangerous. ...Read more

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What should I exspect when i've quite smoking crystal meth 'as knowen as jib' ?

Healthy longer life: Jib is just one slang term for crystal methamphetamine, and isn't any different than any other "brand" of this awful drug. What you should expect is relapse, unless you get involved in some form of support system. It is a difficult drug to quit, and congratulations on making the decision. There is no "withdrawal" syndrome, though fatigue and increased appetite and sleep may occur, lasting < 1 week. ...Read more

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How to get off crystal meth and.Get over my addicion?

How to get off crystal meth and.Get over my addicion?

Seek help: It often takes help to recover from an addiction. This could be an md, addictions therapist or 12 step program. 12 step meetings are held in every city and town. Sometimes emotional difficulties are mixed in with the addiction and your physical health can be affected. Start with a good addictions and health evaluation. Ask your md. For an thorough eval. And a referral. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the ingredients in focalin (dexmethylphenidate) and crystal meth the same?

They aren't: they are distant cousins in terms of their effects, but are completely different in their chemistry. Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) is a variant of methylphenidate, which is very different from methamphetamine in terms of safety, side effects and tolerability. ...Read more

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What does crystal meth do to your teeth?

What does crystal meth do to your teeth?

Methamphetamine mouth: Broken, discolored and rotting teeth likely because the drug causes the salivary glands to dry out, which allows the mouth's acids to eat away at the tooth enamel, causing cavities. Teeth are further damaged by grinding and poor diet and poor dental hygiene. ...Read more

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Can crystal meth cause thyroid problems?

Can crystal meth cause thyroid problems?

Possibly: Li sx, et al august 2013 - just published a paper on "depression and alteration" in both the "hpa" axis and the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis - see http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/23913817

however - thyroid issues are probably the least of your worries if there is methamphetamine involved. I would get off of it or get help. ...Read more

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Can you get heartburn from smoking crystal meth?

Can you get heartburn from smoking crystal meth?

Meth: Sure u can. Be nice to your stomach. It will be nice 2u. ...Read more

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Can crystal meth use cause periorbital cellulitis?

Can crystal meth use cause periorbital cellulitis?

It may look like it: There is a characteristic redness, swelling, of the eye lids(dermatitis) that is caused by this drug abuse. If this is associated by a lot of pain, periorbital cellutis, would have to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Can the use of Crystal meth couse external hemorrhoids?

Meth: has a "cousin" drug that may cause hemorrhoids but that's the least of it. Meth produces central nervous system stimulation, thus the euphoria. The rest of ones life can be destroyed, social relationships, job, health, etc. Please get help for this situation now before it gets worse. You can do it. Peace and good health. Here's a link
http://www.osteopathic.org/inside-aoa/events/omed/news/2014-news/Pages/meth.aspx ...Read more

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Can smoking crystal meth cause a strange vaginal discharge?

Can smoking crystal meth cause a strange vaginal discharge?

Not directly: Smoking crystal meth is very dangerous for many reasons, but it won't directly cause a vaginal discharge. What you do under the influence of crystal meth may expose you to sexually transmitted disease, however -- leading to strange vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Could you explain why does crystal meth make your teeth fall out?

Meth mouth: Meth mouth is a dental condition characterized by severe decay and loss of teeth, as well as fracture, enamel erosion, and other oral problems symptomatic of extended use of the drug methamphetamine (meth). The specific cause of the condition is unknown, although drug-induced xerostomia (dry mouth) and bruxism (grinding of the teeth) are thought to be involved.En.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/meth_mouth. ...Read more

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Can crystal meth cause a parasite infection throughout your body?

Can crystal meth cause a parasite infection throughout your body?

Crystal meth: can make you paranoid and craving for more, ruin your health and life. Here's a link that may help you
http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/addiction/crystal-meth-what-you-should_know
Please see your doc about getting tested for parasites. They can cause GI symptoms and more. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If u have chlamydia and ur doing crystal meth does it make it worsts?

Crystal meth can: Increase the risk of HIV and other STDs, I don't know of research about it making the severity of an STD worse, but it does not do anything good to any part of your body. Unlike medical marijuana, there is no one fighting for allowing medical patients to have beneficial access. Use this possibility to help motivate you to quit meth. Someday, you'll feel it was a silver lining to the STD! Best! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if crystal meth use can cause periorbital cellulitis?

Yes: Periorbital cellulitis is loosely related to orbital cellulitis, the latter being an extremely dangerous, emergency medical condition. Both involve infection of the eye region and are caused (largely) by straphylococcus and streptococcus.
Crystal meth use can cause periorbital cellulitis. ...Read more

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My friend snorts crystal meth he complains every time his testicles hurt why?

My friend snorts crystal meth he complains every time his testicles hurt why?

Find a new friend: You friend is not concerned enough to ask the question, he is engaged in self-destructive behavior. Do yourself a favor and dissociate from this friend.
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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Can crystal meth cure my dermagraphism/dermatographic urticaria/skin writing disease?

Well thats silly: It would be best to stop the meth. Please seek addictions treatment options in your area. ...Read more