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What does morphine withdrawal feel like? is it painful? how long does it last?

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Dr. Erik Voogd
Pain Management 20 years experience
Bad... Days-Months: There is no way to get around opioid withdrawal: It sucks. You feel like you have the worst flu in the world coupled with whatever hurts hurting more, possible delusions, sweats, shakes, nausea, diarrhea.... Many good reasons to SLOWLY detox from morphine with help from a professional even if you got hooked illicitly. We can help. The worst is for a few days but it can take weeks to months.
Dr. Erik Voogd
Pain Management 20 years experience
Bad... Days-Months: There is no way to get around opioid withdrawal: It sucks. You feel like you have the worst flu in the world coupled with whatever hurts hurting more, possible delusions, sweats, shakes, nausea, diarrhea.... Many good reasons to SLOWLY detox from morphine with help from a professional even if you got hooked illicitly. We can help. The worst is for a few days but it can take weeks to months.

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