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Reddish painful arm after missing meth injection. What to do?

Missed an IV injection of meth ealier today. The site is red, hot, swollen, and somewhat uncomfortable and painful. During my shower tonight, I "soaked" it in hot water for about a half hour. While doing that, I was able to massage the area (around, up, and down my arm) while doing arm bends & flexeddiscomfort. Once I showered, I applied muscle & joint rub and wrapped an ace bandage
Asked On : Mon, 8 Apr 2013
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Jun 2013
Hi there ~

You have an infected site on you skin where you were shooting up meth. I would recommend that you go to a local doctor to have it treated and be prescribed the right antibiotics. Also please start thinking about quitting meth as it will destroy you as a person and will ultimately destroy your life. Once you make that decision to go of of meth, please visit a substance abuse counselor or a qualified psychiatrist who can help you go off of meth without any withdrawals and you can start having a good social life. I hope this helps.

Take care and have a lovely day !
Answered: Mon, 8 Apr 2013
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