Physical Exam for Adult Drug Abuse
A physical exam is one way your doctor looks for signs of drug
dependence. During your physical exam, your doctor may
- Nose or lung problems from using cocaine.
marks from injecting drugs.
- Small, "pinpoint" pupils in your eyes.
- A fast heart rate.
- Slurred speech.
- A runny nose or
- Liver problems.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction|
|Last Revised||January 5, 2012|