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Hi I've been smoking meth for a few days in a row, and my chest/sternum aches like there's heaps of pressure on it?

Hi I've been smoking meth for a few days in a row, and my chest/sternum aches like there's heaps of pressure on it?

BAD NEWS: Effects of methamphetamine can include rapid, irregular or slow heart rate, palpitations & even heart attack. Recommend seeking medical attention. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Hand/pedal edema smoking crystal meth, will resolve after high pressures/vasoactivity are normalized when quit meth? No cardio/renal symptoms now.

Hand/pedal edema smoking crystal meth, will resolve after high pressures/vasoactivity are normalized when quit meth? No cardio/renal symptoms now.

Every choice we: Make can leave a footprint in our body and mind. The Good News is that we can reverse many of these. Please start by stopping smoking and see your doctor and tell him/her. Your doc will examine you and monitor you and hopefully you may return to good health. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have been sober off meth for 8 months now I am getting headaches in the back side of my head mainly on the right side what should I do?

I have been sober off meth for 8 months now I am getting headaches in the back side of my head mainly on the right side what should I do?

Acetaminophen: You may try over the counter pain relief like Tylenol.
Do not drink alcohol.
Wish you good health!
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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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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I took meth first time 3 days ago and finally I could sleep last night but I still have headache now. Should I be worried? What should I do?

I took meth first time 3 days ago and finally I could sleep last night but I still have headache now. Should I be worried? What should I do?

Vow to do it no more: One use will not likely do lasting bodily harm and from how you feel, I'm thinking you don't look forward to doing it again. So, let that be a guide. Don't try it again. Consider it a learning experience. Stay well hydrated, catch up on your rest. Make social statements about your resolution and move on. If you suffer continued physical symptoms, see a doctor - but you should feel normal soon. ...Read more

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Is a Tension headache from chronic use of crystal meth during the come down, considered dangerous?

Is a Tension headache from chronic use of crystal meth during the come down, considered dangerous?

Yes: The chronic use of meth is dangerous, regardless of what symptom the user is experiencing. The solution is to work with the doctor to get off the meth, and of course, to immediately avoid seeing any person who touches meth or other drugs of abuse. ...Read more

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I tried meth I snorted two large lines and shortly after I got a terrible headache and nausea and then I threw up. Why did that happen?

I tried meth I snorted two large lines and shortly after I got a terrible headache and nausea and then I threw up. Why did that happen?

Illegal drug effects: Meth, and other illegal drugs are illegal for a reason - The Drug in Question can make you sick, Impair or damage your brain, and even Kill you. Side effects from Meth and other amphetamines include nausea, vomiting, and headache. Also, the methods used to make these illegal compounds are often filthy - Meth Labs don't have Inspectors coming in to insure safety and quality of their drugs! STOP! ...Read more

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I was mistakenly given suboxone whilst in rehab for meth. Was on ativan (lorazepam) and diazapam at the time. Was a week ago but now have headaches every day help?

I was mistakenly given suboxone whilst in rehab for meth. Was on ativan (lorazepam) and diazapam at the time. Was a week ago but now have headaches every day help?

Meth "meth"meaning?: Were you in treatment for methamphetamine or for methadone? Headache is a common side effect of buprenorphine (the active drug in Suboxone) but goes away within hours if not a day or two. Doubt very much it is related, but you should see your health care professional for evaluation if the headaches are severe and persistent. Good luck with sobriety. ...Read more

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I tried crystal meth for the 1st time. I've been having chest pains and headaches for 2 weeks now. Is it possible that it did artery damage from 1 use?

I tried crystal meth for the 1st time. I've been having chest pains and headaches for 2 weeks now. Is it possible that it did artery damage from 1 use?

Go to ER: Crystal meth is a dangerous, highly addictive drug. You should be seen in ER for chest pain and headaches. Get help if necessary so you do not use this drug again. ...Read more

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My brother had smoked meth today March 9 at 9pm. He is a usual user smoking small doses only. He has a urine drug test on March 16. Is it enough time?

My brother had smoked meth today March 9 at 9pm. He is a usual user smoking small doses only. He has a urine drug test on March 16. Is it enough time?

7 days should work: Methphetamine half life is 5-12 hours, so about 60 hours should reduce a small dose to undetectable. For a large dose, it may take 5-6 days ...Read more

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Real bad headach after smoking meth?

Real bad headach after smoking meth?

Crystal meth?: I assume you are referring to crystal meth with is a powerful stimulant. This drug can rapidly raise your blood pressure and cause a bleed in your brain, which could be very serious and even life threatening. Get to the er if your headache does not stop immediately. ...Read more

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Does plugging meth give you a better high than smoking it?

Does plugging meth give you a better high than smoking it?

Why do you ask?: I've autopsied several folks who've died of meth. They DO tear their flesh off before they die. I know, Murray, that not everything that the government or "drug educators" in school have told you was true. But "meth" is devastating in the long run. You're smart enough to have found "HealthTap". You're smart enough to find a way to a more lasting happiness. Do this for those who love you. ...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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How can I regain my serotonin quickly after smoking meth?

How can I regain my serotonin quickly after smoking meth?

No recommendation: I really can't think of any responsible recommendations I can make to assist you in accomplishing this. Please seriously consider not using meth. ...Read more

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Dose smoking meth make your discharge smell diffrent or stronger?

Dose smoking meth make your discharge smell diffrent or stronger?

No: I can find no information to that effect. You may wish to see your family doctor to have a vaginal infection ruled out. ...Read more

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

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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Can explain what's is the difference between smoking meth and inject meth? Is there any difference on the urine? How long will the urine clear?

Can explain what's is the difference between smoking meth and inject meth? Is there any difference on the urine? How long will the urine clear?

Methamphetamine: Methamphetamine's elimination half-life is around 10 hours, and it's detectable in your urine for 1-4 days. It will remain detectable in your hair follicles for up to 90 days. It stays in your system longer when injected than smoked. The drug is extremely dangerous no matter how it's used -- you risk heart attack and stroke even when young. Very addictive too. Please stay away from it. ...Read more

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Its april 7 2016 im due july 21, 2016 I just stopped smoking. I'm almost 6months will meth be out of my system and the babies? What can I does to help

Its april 7 2016 im due july 21, 2016 I just stopped smoking. I'm almost 6months will meth be out of my system and the babies? What can I does to help

Continue good work: Congratulations on working towards sobriety and away from meth. Work closely with your OB physician about your pregnancy, ask questions about nutrition, and speak with your friends regularly for support. Best of luck and hope the remainder of your pregnancy goes smoothly. ...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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Would a tattoo be dangerous after smoking meth?

Would a tattoo be dangerous after smoking meth?

Yes: There may be little physical danger, but getting a tattoo that you regret can be a source of tremendous grief. If you are smoking meth, this is an unstable time in your life. And I think you realize that involvement with meth is extremely dangerous -- wrong people, and the likelihood of a grisly illness and death. You've found HealthTap so you're smart -- find better friends, a better life. ...Read more

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Meth how long before surgery should he stop smoking.

Stop Now: You must stop now. This is really a site with real doctors. We believe in health. The disease of addiction and the use of methamphetamines put significant risk to your heart and brain. You must stop now. Do you need help? ...Read more

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How long does smoking meth stay in system?

Depends: Some studies have shown meth in urine up to 9 days after the patient stops using it. ...Read more

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Is smoking meth near my children, bad for his health?

Is smoking meth near my children, bad for his health?

Yes: The airborne toxins emitted anywhere near a kid will increase his/her infection rate, crib death in infants, risk of developmental delay as he/she grows. The worst thing will be to grow up believing it is normal behavior. ...Read more

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Could I develop a mental illness after smoking clear meth for 3 years, doing it basically every day?

Yes it can: Of course it can the simplest mental illness it dependency on the meth that is a problem by itself
second a lot of meth users are self treating a medical mental problem they have a doctor can diagnose and treat the problem and help you get off the 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