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    What causes swollen feet while using Crystal Methamphetamine?

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Posted on Tue, 31 May 2016 in Drug Abuse
Question: What.are the general causes of swollen feet when using crystal met?
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Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar 14 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Crystal meth impairs the lymphatic drainage

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for suing Helathcaremagic.

Crystel meth has its own share of adverse effects and that includes edema particularly lower limbs or dependent parts of the body.

This is due to the fact that meth acts on the vascular system and due to constriction of it the lymphatic drainage is limited causing extravesation of fluid ultimately swelling.


I hope this answers your question.
Thanks and regards.

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