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Student having chicken pox symptoms. Could meth exposure resemble chicken pox?

I am a school counselor. I have a student that I am extremely concerned about. He was suspended from school and a home visit was made when he did not return. The individuals that did the home visit said the student had chicken pox . I have a gut feeling that something else is going on. Could expose to Meth resemble chicken pox?
Asked On : Mon, 24 Sep 2012
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Meth consumers can develop skin sores called as meth mites.These lesions occur because meth commonly makes users feel as if bugs are crawling on their skin. Meth addicts who are hallucinating bugs on their skin obsessively pick at their skin with their nails to the point that it bleeds. Not only do these sores take longer than normal to heal because of the restricted blood flow and repetitive picking, but they can also become infected.
They also develop acne because of increased perspiration.
Chicken pox is different from this and can be easily diagnosed.
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