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My boyfriend has cotton fever from injecting meth, What can he do to help take it away?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Matt Wachsman
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