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Itching all over the body. Taking methamphetamine. Due to medication?

Hi. I recently did methamphetamine for a couple days and then stopped. A week and a half post use I m itching all over, and I feel like its a side effect of the methamphetamine... Only speculation, but I ve been perfectly healthy prior to this instance, and it started a few days after. Is this a possibility, and if so, how long could it last?
Asked On : Thu, 13 Sep 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Welcome to HCM
This drug is medicinal and recreational,has many psychological and physical effects,what is your age? if you have just tried for recreation then let me inform you, this is very addictve so kindly never use it again.
Even after week the drug can have many effects,but itching all over body may be a kind of urticaria or a dry skin. so drink lot of water and for itching may take a OTC antihistaminics once a day and if no relief then consult aDermatologist and/or Psyciatrist.
Please do not try to take such addictive drugs again.
Good Luck to you.
Answered: Mon, 17 Sep 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Amteshwar Singh's  Response
your symptoms seem to be possible side-effect of methamphetamine.
you are advice to take suppliment amino-acids like L-tyrosine and L-HTP/tryptophan.

Answered: Sat, 15 Sep 2012
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