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Addicted to drugs, have a itchy place at the site of injection, occasional sharp pains and numbness. What could this be?

I used to shoot up. I haven t done it in about 7 months. But now, where I used to inject, I have a sort of itchy place, almost like a rash . Every once,in a while, I ll experience a sharp stabbing pain there suddenly, but it ll go away as quickly as it came. Also some numbness occasionally.. I don t know if they re connected or if its completely a different thing. Just wondering what this could be?
Asked On : Mon, 29 Oct 2012
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tissue damage or loss of sub epithelial layer of slin
as you inject continuously due to chronic irritation there can be tissu or nerve loss causing problems
yo can try with analgesic and local applications and diet suppliments to cover the damage
mustconsult the doctor surgeon who can diagnose exact cause and treat it accordingly
Answered: Mon, 9 Sep 2013
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