OPIODS INTREVENOUS INJECTION

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School
CDI College of Business, Technology and Health Care **We aren't endorsed by this school
Course
SOCIAL SER SSW200
Subject
Health Science
Date
Feb 28, 2023
Pages
2
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DIAGRAMS DISPLAYING HOW OPIOIDS REACT IN THE HUMAN BODY SHOOTING UP IS NO LAUGHING MATTER EVEN THE MOST EXPERIENCED, CAREFUL INTRAVENOUS DRUG USER IS NOT IMMUNE TO THE HAVOC THAT NEEDLES CAN PSYCHICALLY CAUSE TO VEINS AND BLOOD FLOW AFTER PROLONGED INJECTION, ISSUES SUCH AS THROMBOSIS BECOME MORE COMMON. THROMBOSIS OCCURS WHEN A VEIN'S BLOOD FLOW IS INCREASINGLY DISRUPTED, CREATING BLOOD CLOTS IN THE LINING OF THE VEIN. EVENTUALLY THE VEIN CAN BECOME COMPLETELY BLOCKED BY THESE CLOTS, TRANSFORMING THE VEINS INTO SCAR TISSUE. THIS IS COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS A COLLAPSED VEIN FOR THIS REASON, THE MOST EXPERIENCE, CAREFUL INTRAVENOUS DRUG USER IS ALSO APT TO EXPLORE NEW INJECTION SITES WHETHER IT'S AN EFFORT TO LOCATE UNDAMAGED VEINS OR TO CONCEAL DRUG USE, INTRAVENOUS DRUG USERS COMMONLY RESORT TO DANGEROUS INJECTION SITES
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