How To Avoid Cotton Fever,
What's the signs of cotton fever?
The core symptoms of cotton fever are a fever that would set in less than a half hour after the injection, as well as headaches, chills, nausea, general malaise or feelings of discomfort and unwellness, extreme joint and muscle pain, shortness of breath, severe back and kidney pains, anxiety, extreme shivering and ...
Why does cotton cause cotton fever?
The symptoms of cotton fever occur after an intravenous drug like heroin is injected using cotton as a filter. It is established that cotton fever is caused by unsanitary drug injection practices, particularly an endotoxin released by the bacteria Pantoea agglomerans which lives in cotton plants.
What is the home remedy for cotton fever?
Cotton fever rarely requires medical treatment but is sometimes warranted if the high fever does not break within a few hours of the onset. It will usually resolve itself within a day. Soaking in a warm bath along with a fever reducer can alleviate symptoms.