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Addiction and Substance Abuse

Can You Get Swelling From Crack

01/07/2010

Question:

I have been breaking out with (which to me looks like mold) and I`m all swollen. I have the same type of lesions in my mouth like the ones on my skin. I`ve been smoking crack for ten years.

Answer:

Thank you for your question. What you describe is not associated with crack cocaine use, and could be medically serious. I would strongly suggest that you see your family physician to have it evaluated. Thank you again for this question.

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Response by:

Ted   Parran, MD Ted Parran, MD
Associate Professor of General Medical Sciences
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University