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Is there any bad effects of crystal meth?

I have been a chronic user of crystal meth for the past 6 years. In 2006 my doctor told me that if I do not stop using I will develop Congestive Heart Failure because I was showing the symptoms at that time. Well the symptoms are back now and more severe than before, with my feet and ankles swelling to almost twice their size and my breathing has become extremely difficult to the point that I wake myself up from sleep if I shift into a position which causes more stress. I know have a pain in my lower back that keeps me from being able to sit up right without almost crying out in pain. Are all these symptoms due to my meth use? I've quit using just recently, but the pain in my back seems to be unbareable.
Mon, 14 Nov 2011
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Dude these are the symptoms of congestive heart failure. Its would be best for you to stop crystal meth and go see you a doc, seems to be your in deep shit

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Tiffanie's  Response

no shit? really? thanks. no seriously, Thanks. :)

OBGYN Dr. Nilima Ghosh Hajra's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic
these thing are nothing but addictive drugs and associated with bad effects
from the statements it is clear that you are having some problems in your body and need immediate medical treatment
please consult physician immediately and get a check up and tests done for proper treatment
it will be best to give up crystal meth
hope you be allright soon
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General & Family Physician Dr. Rajath. Pejaver's  Response
Hi , Thanks for your query.
Crystal Meth is definitely a very dangerous drug and should be used at all. It can cause various immediate and delayed effects. Congestive heart failure is a known side effect. I suggest you visit a cardiologist immediately.
Thanks!
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Is there any bad effects of crystal meth?

Dude these are the symptoms of congestive heart failure. Its would be best for you to stop crystal meth and go see you a doc, seems to be your in deep shit