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   Posted 2/6/2012 2:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone
Just wondering does anyone else get a heavy feeling in their thighs from using opiates? I often do, not every day but often. Sometimes it`s quite painful but otherwise just a dull thud. Still I`d rather it than the actual pain. I have two aunts who have chronic pain in different areas from me but we all have the same symptom of heavy legs. I`m not sure if this is a symptom of the opiates or the pain condition itself so I`m curious.
Di :) 

Screaming Eagle
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Date Joined Sep 2009
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   Posted 2/6/2012 2:42 PM (GMT -6)   


     Hello again!

        It is very possible to feel this as you come downward on your pain med cycle...kind of a heavy/dragging feeling. I feel this more so when I'm working, and on my feet all day.

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