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Snorting and the Lungs

Discussion in 'The euphoric body' started by Swing, Apr 25, 2006.

  1. Swing

    Swing Newbie

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    Oct 19, 2005
    31 y/o from U.S.A.
    When a person insufflates/snorts any kind of powder does any debris from the powder make it inside the lungs? Can snorting drugs cause lung damage? I was curious about this after having to snort massive amounts of powder from crushing up three 30 mg oxycodones (blue beans) because good ole Oxy Contin is on the decline.
  2. enquirewithin

    enquirewithin Gold Member

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    Dec 11, 2004
    from bermuda
    More likely damage to the nasal passages!:mad:
  3. old hippie 56

    old hippie 56 Gold Member

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    May 10, 2005
    Swim wrote about this once, but the hazards are there. A friends of swims snorted some soma once, collapse one lung, stayed in the hospital for a week. Fucked up his kidneys due to all the drugs they gave him for the major infection he got from the collapse lung.
  4. Daeron

    Daeron Platinum Member & Advisor

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    Dec 27, 2004
    from gaza_strip
    depends on the powder particle diameter, if its lower than 10um than it fucks up the lungs. this is a completely useles piece of info but you can easily recognise which um..powder will fark ya up, if you feel an immediate pain in the throat after snorting. lung damage is no joke