Originally Posted by Silent_Wolf
My great-uncle Johnny has a type of leukemia that is a direct result of his dependency on painkillers. He pops in and out of remission a hell of a lot; it lasts anywhere from a few days to several months. He's in remission right now. This is going to sound awfully mean, but it's his own fault he's as sick as he is now. Not to mention that right now, he can't even find things in his own house because he's constantly off his rocker on pills. -.-; I want to strangle his doctor, who knows full well that he's addicted to painkillers yet still keeps prescribing them anyway!
They should strip that doctor of his license. It's as much as his fault as is your uncles. I assume your uncle is on opium/opioid or morphine?