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People take drugs in many different ways. Some people snort drugs, some smoke them, other people choose to eat their drugs while others still prefer injecting. But there is another method of taking drugs that is not often talked about. This method is known as “boofing”.

What is the meaning of boofing drugs?

To “boof” is a slang term that means to introduce drugs into the anus via an enema, so that the person boofing can get high. Alcohol can also be boofed, though even less people do this than boofing drugs.

As with each and every other method of taking drugs, boofing comes with its own signs and dangers. This article explores what these signs and dangers are, as well as providing you with information on why people choose to take drugs in this way.

Boofing drugs methods

Boofing is a less common method of taking drugs, but it does come with its own dangers and signs. When someone boofs drugs, they are essentially injecting the drug into their anus via an enema. This can be done with a variety of different drugs, including alcohol.

There are also a number of signs that someone is boofing drugs. These include changes in bowel habits, frequently going to the bathroom, signs of intoxication and boofing equipment in their environment. If you notice any of these signs in someone you know, it is important to get them help as soon as possible.

Why people boof drugs

There is not only one reason that people boof drugs. People take drugs in this way for many different reasons. Here are a few of them.

They have damaged their nose

When someone snorts drugs, they cause damage to the inside of their nose. Over time, this leads to nose bleeds, and if use is continued, the nose can wear away. Eventually, the septum disintegrates.

When this happens, users are unable to snort drugs anymore. Some drug users then turn to boofing drugs so that they may receive similar effects to snorting. This path from snorting drugs to boofing is most commonly seen in cocaine users. It is less common with crystal meth users, who are more likely to switch from snorting to smoking crystal meth if their nose becomes so damaged they cannot snort the drug any more.

Their nose becomes blocked

This is less extreme than the above reason for boofing drugs. Some people boof when their nose is blocked during a heavy session snorting drugs. When users boof when their nose is blocked, they may go back to snorting when their nose is unclogged.


Some people boof drugs because it is different to the way that they normally take drugs, and they enjoy the novelty.

Increased effects

Boofing can increase the effects of taking drugs when compared with other methods of administration. The reason for this is that when drugs are taken orally, they go through a process where they are broken down in your gut or liver before they enter the bloodstream. This weakens the effect. By boofing, users are able to negate this.

Boofing may also reduce the time of onset, for the same reason that increased effects are seen.

Reduced risks

Someone may begin boofing because they feel like it reduces the risks associated with taking drugs. This may be true when users switch from injecting to boofing, but when users go from other methods of administration to boofing, the risks are likely to be much the same.

Signs Of Boofing Drugs

There are a few signs that someone may be boofing drugs.

First, they may be seen with an enema kit or other type of equipment that is used for this purpose. While household equipment can be used to boof drugs, people who regularly take drugs in this way often buy specialized equipment so that they can take their drugs.

Secondly, they may also be observed going to the bathroom more frequently than usual or spending a lot of time in the bathroom. They may also have blood or feces on their hands or clothing.

People who boof drugs are also likely to exhibit common signs of drug use. There are many signs of drug use, and they vary depending on the person and the drug they are using. However, there are some common signs that can indicate drug use, such as changes in mood or behavior, physical changes, and changes in appearance.

Mood or behavior changes may include problems at school or work, withdrawal from friends and family, changes in eating or sleeping habits, and mood swings.

Physical changes may include bloodshot eyes, sudden weight loss or gain, tremors, and impaired coordination. These changes may happen quickly or slowly, depending on what drugs are used, how frequently they are used, and in what quantities they are taken.

Changes in appearance include wearing long-sleeved shirts to cover up needle marks and wearing sunglasses indoors to hide red or bloodshot eyes.

Dangers of boofing drugs

The dangers of boofing drugs are numerous. Firstly, there is a risk of puncturing the colon if the enema is not done correctly. This can lead to serious medical complications, including infection and sepsis. Secondly, there is a risk of the drugs leaking out of the anus and into the bloodstream, which can lead to an overdose. Finally, there is a risk of overdose or of the drugs interacting with other medications that the person may be taking, which can lead to dangerous and even life-threatening side effects.

How to get help for a drug addiction

When you or someone you love is struggling with a drug addiction, it can be difficult to know where to turn for help. Fortunately, there are many addiction treatment resources available to those who need assistance overcoming their addiction.

If you are not ready to seek professional help, there are still things you can do to help yourself or a loved one through recovery. Learning about addiction and its causes can help you better understand what your loved one is going through. Additionally, staying positive and supportive can be incredibly helpful.

Finally, remember that recovery is possible. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, know that help is available and there is hope for a better future.

Prosperity Haven can help you stop boofing

Drugs damage and kill, no matter how they are taking. Going to Prosperity Haven drug rehab for addiction treatment is your best chance of getting clean and living a good life. Contact us now to find out how we can help.


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