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    Yesterday, 07:04 PM
    twistties replied to a thread Discussion about Megacolon in Care
    I know you posted this a few months ago but...I had a similar experience with a GI doc and a colorectal surgeon umf, and my GP was just as equally...
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    11-12-2017, 09:01 PM
    That's a good idea actually. Could you try to put the leg bag on the inside of your leg maybe? Or in the back like suggested. You'd have to twist it...
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    11-09-2017, 03:57 AM
    Yes I'm aware it's for prevention! I just wanted to make sure she knew that, her question was a little vague on how she would be using it. My...
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    11-07-2017, 08:28 PM
    Is it cheaper in the US? Gentamycin (which was good for 10 days refrigerated?) cost me 68$ per bag (204$/month). And Tobramycin cost a bit less at...
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    11-06-2017, 01:54 AM
    I suppose it would depend on the antibiotic. Some (if not most?) oral antibiotics have to be metabolized or "activated" by CYP450 enzymes from the...
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    10-29-2017, 06:12 PM
    twistties replied to a thread Ratio-citolapram in Care
    Haven't had much luck with antidepressants so can't really help there - but I do know that some do stop working and some people have to try different...
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    10-28-2017, 12:18 AM
    twistties replied to a thread Using Peristeen in Care
    Good to know thx! I tried unscrewing it but it wasn't budging and I didn't want to force it/rip the bag, now I know. I'll report when I do get a new...
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    10-27-2017, 11:17 PM
    twistties replied to a thread Using Peristeen in Care
    Apparently there's a way to remove the lid to change the bag but I can't find the instructions and I don't want to try it until I have extras. - I...
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    10-26-2017, 11:47 PM
    twistties replied to a thread Bladder Spasms! in Care
    As said above, try different catheters? Do you have a urologist? Usually they have all kinds and you can try them (coude, larger, smaller, even...
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    10-22-2017, 11:30 PM
    As a general rule (here anyway) is no antibiotics before a C&S is sent in. As other have said, it's odd that that they put you on Macrobid right...
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    10-22-2017, 10:07 PM
    twistties replied to a thread More Suprapubic Questions in Care
    To answer your questions: - Any indwelling catheter can increase the risk of UTIs. But then again so can restricting fluid intake as you're...
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