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Her Chronic Pain Was a Medical Mystery. Was It an Unexplained Condition? - The Daily Beast

Leslie Levine's searing pains started the day after Thanksgiving in 2006. They began in her toes, which turned strangely dark. Then the agony crept upward. "It felt like my legs were being dipped in boiling oil 24/7," she said. The emergency room and a series of doctors could do little but scratch their heads and offer her painkillers. "I was living on oxycodone and very grateful for it," Levine said, then Harvard University's chief patent attorney.
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