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Friday, April 18, 2014
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Can You Get Swelling From Crack
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.
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.
Ted Parran, MD
Associate Professor of General Medical Sciences
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University