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How Does Heroin Abuse Affect Pregnancy?

Hey Doc, My wife has been using herion for about 4 years now, she is 6 months pregnant and everything we try doesnt seem to work . At this point i am extremely scared , does my wife just not want it bad enough, or is there something else we should be doing? Ive never used so its hard for me to understand what shes going through..
Sun, 29 Nov 2020
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Hello,

Heroin usage is dangerous to life and she is in need of help for addiction considering her pregnancy it's better to take immediate help and stop the usage of Heroin. It causes irritability hyperactivity tremors poor concentration in infants (babies).

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Chandana Nelluri, Diabetologist
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How Does Heroin Abuse Affect Pregnancy?

Hello, Heroin usage is dangerous to life and she is in need of help for addiction considering her pregnancy it s better to take immediate help and stop the usage of Heroin. It causes irritability hyperactivity tremors poor concentration in infants (babies). Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Chandana Nelluri, Diabetologist