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aussieislander 06-18-2014 02:00 AM

Newbie here
My name's Daniel I'm 23 and I'm a recovering drug addict

I have been suffering from ischemic priapism which caused me to have erections that lasted from 5-6 hours and were painful every night and I would always wake up during these episodes and made it hard to sleep. So I decided that I would go and see my local urologist and he gave me pain killers so when I did have painful erections the pain kills would numb the pain and it made me feel better so I took one pill for the pain and then two pills and then I started to lose control I remember taking 10 pills a day and it was non-stop for 2 months then I realised I had an addiction and I desperately need to stop and then I decided that I need help so I started going to a drug recovery group that helped me get through tough times and I was able to start over again and I'm thankful for that.

Dee74 06-18-2014 02:04 AM

Hi and welcome Daniel :)

I'm glad you're in recovery from the pain pills. There's a few Aussies around.

Looking forward to you sharing more about your recovery :)


PurpleKnight 06-18-2014 06:39 AM

Welcome to the Forum Daniel!! Great to have you onboard!! :wave:

aussieislander 06-19-2014 01:32 PM

Thanks for the reply I've felt a bit better now but the painful night erections are still there, but I have regain control of my life again and I've slowly started to get back on pain killers

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