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What happens after a missed Methamphetamine shot?

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Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha

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Posted on Mon, 18 Aug 2014 in Drug Abuse
Question: what happens exactly when you "miss" a shot of methamphetamine in your arms or legs? I know that amphetamine is a bacteria, so what needs to be watched out for? .
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Answered by Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Missed shot

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Thanks for the query

If an methamphetamine shot is missed here is what you look out for

1. Soreness at sight of injection
2. Pain and redness
3. Loss of sensation
4. fever
5. Abscess formation at the sight of the shot

I hope I was of help, if you have any further queries please get back to me

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Follow up: Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha 44 minutes later
when is it serious enough to go to the dr?
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Answered by Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha 16 hours later
Brief Answer:
Follow up

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Thanks for getting back. I am sorry for the short delay in my response, I was on call at my hospital

The following are the signs of danger

1. Change in the color of the skin
2. Numbness and tenderness at the area of injury
3. Fever
4. Loss of sensation over the area
5. Swelling at the site of injury


I hope I was of help, if you have any further queries please get back to me

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