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Effects - Does anyone else find it really hard to swallow after H?

Discussion in 'Heroin' started by Rightnow289, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. Rightnow289

    Rightnow289 Palladium Member

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    Does anyYou else find it really hard to swallow after H? Does anyYou ever find it really hard to swallow your food if You have had some gear?

    This happens to SWIM every single time and it's really annoying. SWIM reckons it is something to do with H being a muscle relaxant so the muscles in You throat don't work like they normally do. Is this wrong or right anyyou?
     
  2. mickey_bee

    mickey_bee Gold Member

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    Yeah swim knows what you mean. I got this all the time last year, but fortunately, in the last 6 months hasn't had it at all.

    I reckon, just like pretty much everything heroin-wise, (except the constipation), your body just gets used to it after being bombarded everyday.
    I think I'm right in saying You don't use gear everyday anymore? So maybe that's why it subsided with swim after a while, but not with swiy.
    Although swim's taken a meth assisted week off, so maybe he'll get that again when he next scores. Hope he doesn't get the itching, that's a bitch.
     
  3. Junket

    Junket Newbie

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    my friend said its kinda like that with coke too... not like REALLY hard to swallow, but definitely not as easy as before, yadidamean
     
  4. hijaQr

    hijaQr Newbie

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    Used to happen SWIM everytime he smoked for the first 6 months or so. Continued usage means it doesnt happen anymore.
     
  5. 420Shark210SanAnto

    420Shark210SanAnto Newbie

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    used to happen. not anymore
     
  6. InstantKarma

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    I find it more difficult to swallow food the day or so after using for a few days. Without dope her gag relax comes back to life and she tends to gag and vomit and any solid food.
     
  7. slingshot

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    SWIM can only swallow vitamins after taking H.
     
  8. grypes

    grypes Newbie

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    I do find it hard to swallow anything after swim sniffs some H. I also have a hard time urinating and usually ends up just standing over the toilet for 10 minuets and eventually gives up and try's again later. I have found that running the sink water or putting your hand under some warm water makes it a little easier to pee. Swim also takes his time while chewing and swallowing and that makes it a little easier to swallow foods. At first it was kinda scary and thought that I could have choked while eating, so be careful but do not worry this is not abnormal after taking H.
     
  9. teddybearpicnics

    teddybearpicnics Titanium Member

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    Swim definitly experienced that last week on mardi gras he was so high he couldn't swallow his own spit. Only happens sometimes though, maybe a cut that constricts the throat? I don't know he only knows that it happens about 50.50. He hates it though. Come on why do a drug that you can't swallow your own saliva on...oh wait, you get sick, and it just feels seeeooo damn good.
     
  10. frankpikins

    frankpikins Silver Member

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    swims throat closes up so much after he uses that he cant puke or swallow!
     
  11. Electrolingus

    Electrolingus Platinum Member & Advisor

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    Heroin has several physiological effects on the human body. It releases histamine in the body which can make you itch. It will also dry you out and make your mouth dry or your voice scratchy. Some users may find it nearly impossible to urinate while under the effects of opiates. Now, as far as swallowing is concerned, you need to find out if the reason for this is simply because your mouth and throat are dry or is it something more, such as the neurological condition known as Dysphagia. Plenty more on adverse effects of opiate intoxication in Wiki. Hope this helped. :)
     
  12. j_jax

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    Swim still has that happen every once in awhile and she's been IVing for the majority of the last 2 years.
     
  13. msmogadon

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    Happens to my taxi driver following a hit. Reminds her of when she used to get panic attacks and think she was swallowing her tongue. Its scary cause it feels like she's gonna choke on her food.
     
  14. ISmokeCigarettes

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    SWIM rarely had any problem swallowing, but SWIM's partner used to often get this, leading SWIM to think it couldn't just be something in the gear, but something gear itself causes for some people.

    I remember their partner struggling to swallow, but continuing to stuff his face with prawn crackers and then choking...not pleasant for the partner, but I found it pretty funny. Lesson number one: Dont bang gear then eat prawn crackers. Ha ha
     
  15. duhduhduhda

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    swim sometimes get that with gear but gets it everytime when swim smokes rock
    sometimes swim tries to hold his hit in until he is able to swallow his spit most of the time he can't.....lol
     
  16. missparkles

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    I think as Electrolingus has already said, opiates can have a kinda anti histamine effect in that they do make your mouth quite dry. Add to this the fact that for a lot of users they can also dull your appetite. Now combine these two things, and try to eat a sandwich? Yeah, you're gonna struggle with it, and it may even feel like you're having difficulty swallowing. No, I'm not saying this is the definite cause, but two very real contributory factors.

    But it is a very interesting question...anyone else have any ideas?

    TIA.

    Sparkles.:vibes:
     
  17. AnrBjotk

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    SWIM actually finds it difficult to urinate on H :laugh:
     
  18. TheBigBadWolf

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    AW: Does anyone else find it really hard to swallow after H?

    Yes, this happened to the wolf in times he was on H. Urinating always was no problem.
    slightly off topic:
    Since he has changed to MMT he only had probs to swallow when he ran out of saliva because of side-consuming Mary Jane. Urinating the same as on H.
    TBBW
     
  19. kailey_elise

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    Opioids affect your 'smooth muscles'. This is why it is hard to pee & why one gets constipated.

    IIRC, the muscles in one's esophagus are of the 'smooth' variety, and it would thus make it hard to swallow.

    In addition, as mentioned, opioids (due to a histamine release, IIRC) cause dry mouth (eyes, nose, etc); the combination of the smooth muscles not working correctly/as well to move the food down the esophagus with the body not making as much saliva makes it harder to eat/swallow.

    ~Kailey
     
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