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i have had addiction for since 05. I dont pick at my

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i have had meth addiction for since 05'. I don't pick at my skin cause of "meth mites". my problem is I have real bad problem with ingrown hairs. any cuts. abrassions, or sores result in ingrown hairs. and it doesn't matter if im clean for a year. the sores will reappear. it has gotten to point my body is 85percent ingrown hairs or deep scar tissue
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How long has this been going on for?

Do you have any medical problems or take any medications?

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Mark,

You need to see a dermatologist for a complete examination. Also, a check up by an internal medicine doctor is in order to make sure that you do not have any underlying problems secondary to your long history of meth use.

From what you have posted, this is not something you should continue to try and treat on your own.

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