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Inhalant abuse

Inhalant abuse: Introduction

Inhalant abuse: Inhalant abuse is the use of various inhalants for the purpose of achieving a "high". They are often used as a cheap, readily available alternative to street drugs but they can cause serious damage to the body. Inhalants include gasoline, adhesives, solvents, and aerosols. These inhalants can be abused by sniffing them, spraying directly into the mouth, heating them and then inhaling them or injecting them directly into the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Inhalant abuse is available below.

Symptoms of Inhalant abuse

Treatments for Inhalant abuse

  • Self-help programs, Behavioral therapy, Support group, Counselling, Medications - may be used to treat symptoms such as depression and seizures
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Inhalant abuse?

Inhalant abuse: Complications

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Causes of Inhalant abuse

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Inhalant abuse: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Inhalant abuse

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease, more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety more »

Inhalant abuse: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Inhalant abuse

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Inhalant abuse: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Inhalant abuse

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More information about Inhalant abuse

  1. Inhalant abuse: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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