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Heroin Addict Runs Hot Water What Are They Doing
No: it will take longer and drinking that much water rapidly can cause the possibility of multiple electrolyte abnormalities that may be dangerous or even fatal. ...Read more
I used heroin for the past 2/weeks and I have a drug screen at the suboxone doc on Tue., if I drink a ton of water from now til 3pm on Tue will I be c?
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Been a heroin addict for 2 years and just started getting severe histamine releases. How do I cut the itching back besides stopping, it is unbearable.
Depends on reason: If a heroin adict is admitted for an unrelated reason, say a pneumonia or for surgery, then generally the goal is to prevent withdrawal. This would be accomplished by using medications that limit withdrawal and also by providing alternative opiates during the hospitalization. ...Read more
Not by itself: Small pupils can be a sign of opiate intoxication yes, so a heroin addict may indeed have small pupils, it could indicate abuse of other opiates besides heroin, it could be ligitimate use of opiates. With other information or suspicion of heroin use, it is a helpful clue. As is severely dilated pupils with suspected opiate withdrawal. ...Read more
Paresthesia: A paresthesia is an unusual sensation, and can be anywhere in the body where there are sensory nerves. It may mean there is something irritating a nerve or nerves from the spinal cord to the affected area. A primary care doctor can evaluate, and may refer to a neurologist as needed. ...Read more
For her, nothing you: Can do except tell her how you feel. For yourself, getting family counseling and/or attending alanon meetings (a self-help group for family members of addicts) can help you deal with your guilt, shame, anger, concern and all the other feelings you likely have. Nobody can make anybody else change - she has to want to. People in alanon or counselors can help you understand what you can;can't do. ...Read more
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