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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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I am almost 37 I used meth for 20 yrs I quit almost 6 months ago in the last week I have experienced my left arm going numb, chest pain, rapid heart?

I am almost 37 I used meth for 20 yrs I quit almost 6 months ago in the last week I have experienced my left arm going numb, chest pain, rapid heart?

Get to a doctor!,: May not be drug related. May be heart related. May be an urgent situation. Any episodes longer than a few minutes warrant er evaluation. ...Read more

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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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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.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...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 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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I inject meth got celulitis on arm went to dr. Gave augminten for 14days still have bump on arm &feeling flu/cold like symptoms & bp 100/64 pulse 103?

I inject meth got celulitis on arm went to dr. Gave augminten for 14days still have bump on arm &feeling flu/cold like symptoms & bp 100/64 pulse 103?

Methamphetamine: Commend yourself for going to Doctor and taking Antibiotics for Cellulitis.
For your symptoms, follow with your Doctor.
Let the wise man within you ask:
•Reasons for taking Meth I/V
•Continued use?
•Use with other drugs and Alcohol
•Reasons to use when it is Addicting.

See Psychiatrist for stress, Meth effects on Health; discuss Drug Rehab and daily NA or AA Meetings
Your Health is Precious! ...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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My mom complaining of SEVER Pain in ALL of her left arm after she injected with Diprofos (cortisone) around her elbow. Pain is normal?? she's crying

My mom complaining of SEVER Pain in ALL of her left arm after she injected with Diprofos (cortisone) around her elbow. Pain is normal?? she's crying

Return to treater: Your mom needs to return to the doc who injected her arm to evaluate this. A nerve could have been injured, infection may be present, or it may be unrelated. A diagnosis is needed to create a proper treatment plan and prevent the development of more serious problems ...Read more

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Injected meth in hand now cant bend wrist back or left anything without pain? What did I hit?

Injected meth in hand now cant bend wrist back or left anything without pain? What did I hit?

See your doctor: And enter a rehab program immediately. Your actions need to be addressed and you need assistance. Certainly have your hand and wrist evaluated of course, but my main concern is your inappropriate use of drugs, especially with a new baby. Resurrect your lifestyle. ...Read more

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I am a meth user and I also get chest pains on the left side including my arm and other times on the right heart disease? Heart attack? I am 27

I am a meth user and I also get chest pains on the left side including my arm and other times on the right heart disease? Heart attack? I am 27

Those symptoms: Signal that you are doing damage to your body. Would encourage you to get a full medical work up at this time to assess injuries caused by your methamphetamine use. ...Read more

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Adding to my question recently immediately following a shot of meth in hand on same left forearm as lumps and it burned and hurt when meth passed it?

Adding to my question recently immediately following a shot of meth in hand on same left forearm as lumps and it burned and hurt when meth passed it?

Get off meth!: Ms. SativaS, the blood clots you are concerned about are miniscule compared to what you are doing to you body and mind by injection meth. I know that it is easier said than done, get off meth! ...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 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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After shot meth for 2weeks arms start getn skinny you can tell a difference in the size before after from bend down very skinny. What could cause this?

Methamphetamine: Is destructive to your body and its functioning. You run the immediate risk of stroke and death by using it. Long term it can cause extreme weight loss. Http://tinyurl. Com/975jzbx. ...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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I have a hard abcess/boil under my arm in the pit. Its hard and has not come to a head I only just noticed it yesterday. I am a meth addict do u think this could be the cause and what should I do its hurts so bad, its not hot like what ive seen from peopl

I have a hard abcess/boil under my arm in the pit. Its hard and has not come to a head I only just noticed it yesterday. I am a meth addict do u think this could be the cause and what should I do its hurts so bad, its not hot like what ive seen from peopl

See doctor: I appears that you have a infection (likely staph) which needs to be treated by a doctor. If you don't have one, go to the ER before this spreads further. Perhaps you can get some help on your meth addiction as well even though I don't believe these two events are related (unless you have been injecting the material). ...Read more

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Can I pass meth by touching my son after injecting it?

Can I pass meth by touching my son after injecting it?

No: But what you are passing along is the image of mom high on methamphetamine, and despite every effort that I am sure you are making at being the best parent you can be, you can't be a very good parent on methamphetamine. You are putting yourself and your family at risk. Please find help and get treatment for your chemical dependency. I know it's hard, but it's worth it. For your sake and his. ...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