Signs of Meth Problems

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Can continued use of crystal meth cause skin abscesses? I am concerned about a loved one.

Signs of Meth Problems

Some of the signs of Methamphetamine use include sleeplessness, weight loss, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and skin abscesses and infection. The sores are the result of picking at imaginary bugs ("Crank Bugs").
For pregnant women, Methamphetamine use can cause premature labor and low birth weight babies with possible nerve damage.
For intravenous (IV) users, using Crank may result in HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, sores at the injection site, and infection of the heart lining and valves.



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