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Can crystal meth use cause periorbital cellulitis?

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Dr. Richard Hector
Ophthalmology
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Richard Hector
Dr. Richard Hector
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Dr. Ehsan Sadri
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Periorbital cellulitis is an infection of the eye and surrounding tissues.
Crystal meth has anesthesia properties and can lead to delayed in sensation and eventual infection.

In brief: Yes

Periorbital cellulitis is an infection of the eye and surrounding tissues.
Crystal meth has anesthesia properties and can lead to delayed in sensation and eventual infection.
Dr. Ehsan Sadri
Dr. Ehsan Sadri
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