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White Tongue After Smoking Meth
Treating a burn: There is a spray that can be used to anesthetize, it has been called hurricane spray, or benzocaine spray, that may help. Sometimes people feel burning in their mouth when there has been no burn, there are certain medicines that can help this. Be sure to also carefully take care of your burn as your medical providers recommend. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Odd question: Maybe a better question is, "why am I using meth when I'm already in enough trouble? " time to get serious and talk to a substance abuse counselor. Trying to beat the system is destined to lead to disaster. ...Read more
My ex has been smoking meth for a while. Never touched a drug besides alcohol ever. If its been on her skin and mouth how long does it stay. Test fri.
If you didn't ingest: Methamphetamine, the amount that made be transferred through skin (which is essentially zero) or through kissing (which is close to zero) shouldn't result in a positive urine test. If you have depression, and are "blacking out" (losing consciousness?) you should seek medical attention for the cause and treatment. Having a methamphetamine user in your life isn't helping either, I imagine. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Time for a choise: Either quit & raise the baby or drop it off at a "safe" location & let it go into foster care. There is no way to avoid dosing baby with your meth. Breast milk is made continuously & remains tainted by any use. Get help/clean up and you could raise baby but as a user you have chosen a path that won't work with being a mother. I'm sure you have mixed feelings, but users use & parents don't ...Read more
If a 16 month old baby is near someone actively smoking meth, would the baby's drug test show positive?
Would smoking too much crystal meth only for 2 days in a row and not doing it again, harm the body in the future? Ps: not a meth user, just tried it
Possibly, not likely: If you have used meth, you may have likely damaged brain cells, but unless you binged over the 2 days, I doubt there would be any noticeable long term effects as long as your exposure was limited. Don't try it again! ...Read more
I have done meth fo 10 yrs. Was smoking first, recently started to inject it, test results for Triglycerides came high, is it the meth catching up?
Don't you think: You had enough, why worry about triglycerides, you had bigger dangerous problem problem that can kill you. Please seek help, go for detoxification, it is not too late ...Read more
If I stopped smoking meth which I didn't smoke heavy at 31 weeks will the baby be okay and safe. I don't care about me being clean just the baby a mad?
The sooner you stop doing meth, the better. There are responsibilities that go with being a parent, and not poisoning yourself and your unborn are the basic minimum. Talk to your obstetrician at the earliest.
Wish you good health and a healthy baby. ...Read more
I'm a IV user of mainly heroin and meth occasionally, I can't move my tongue due to it being so painful and swollen, what can I use to help relieve it?
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
Yes: You should stop.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Is there anything you can take to make you come down quicker from smoking crystal meth to neutralize the effects?
Please get help: Quickly.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the healthiest means of using meth snorting, smoking, anal, iv? I know typically none but in means of harm reduction?
See below: You are right- none. Get help please. ...Read more
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
Can your lungs heal from smoking meth at least 5 or 6 times an holding it in a few times? But I quit a year ago not knowing how bad it was! Please help
Symptomatic: If you continue to be symptomatic then an evaluation by a physician would be prudent. ...Read more
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
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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