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Was shooting meth. Why did the site get red and painful?

as i was shooting meth the site got red and painful. The whole time I continued to get great blood return showing I was still in the vein .. I have a couple red, painful swollen bumps now that are not getting any better. I now have a itchy rash on both my arms also.... The bumps are not hot to the touch but my both hands are extremely painful with decreased sensation.....
Asked On : Sun, 9 Sep 2012
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Hi i think the painful red bumps can be due to thrombophlebitis.i think there was demage to the nerve underneath hence loss of sensation.openvthe area and see for any nerve demage.use a antibiotic twice daily for five days .chymoral forte and combiflame twice daily and application of calamine lotion over the rash area.if there is itching go for atarax 25 mg at night
Answered: Thu, 19 Sep 2013
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