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    Yesterday, 11:33 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Wound help in Care
    If I lay on my sides I sweat profusely. I had been on that pad overnight due to my bowel problem. I'm in a Catch 22 situation.
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    Yesterday, 10:12 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Wound help in Care
    I'm not sure about the depth but I think the photo makes it look deeper than it really is. As for its age, a few months (6 at most). I haven't had...
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    Yesterday, 12:30 AM
    Scott C4/5 started a thread Wound help in Care
    I have this skin tear on my right buttock that just won't heal. I have been using Xeroform on it for a long while but it isn't closing up. I was...
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    11-21-2017, 09:40 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Discussion about Megacolon in Care
    I want to discuss it with my NP, but the last one quit and my doctors office has yet to hire a new one. Few doctors in my area are knowledgeable in...
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    11-16-2017, 02:06 AM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Is this a bad idea? in Care
    Messy, but an effective method of checking to see if a bowel accident has occurred.
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    11-16-2017, 12:08 AM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Is this a bad idea? in Care
    A long strip that you could slide out. Although that sort of paper is very thin. Perhaps a long, very thin but strong fabric... like white satin...
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    11-15-2017, 11:18 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Is this a bad idea? in Care
    If you don't sweat real bad, you could maybe put a strip of litmus paper beneath you. It would likely change color, not to mention be wet from pooh. ...
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    11-12-2017, 01:50 AM
    Get a dog! ;)
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    11-08-2017, 09:44 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread I'm cold all the time in Care
    I used to be cold all of the time, but after my flap surgery in 2013, I'm not. It happened after another surgery in 2004, but it lasted less than a...
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    11-06-2017, 12:35 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Discussion about Megacolon in Care
    I don't have any sort of specialist doctor and at the moment, my primary care doctor which sends out a NP to the house, has yet to hire a replacement...
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    11-05-2017, 11:40 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Discussion about Megacolon in Care
    I went to a Gastroenterologist on Tuesday. I asked my doctors office to refer me after KLD told me that my symptoms seemed to point to obstructive...
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    11-04-2017, 04:45 PM
    My Echo controls my cable box by using the Harmony hub remote. I can change the channel, adjust the volume, and pause, play & record by saying...
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    11-03-2017, 09:22 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Won't boot in Computers
    I'm curious to see what happens when the power goes out again, now that I replaced everything. It didn't make sense to me why it wouldn't boot up...
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    11-02-2017, 09:43 PM
    Those have similar ingredients, including alcohol. Something pure would allow you to see if its an irritant. They know to not to squeeze the Charmin,...
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    11-02-2017, 02:01 PM
    You mean washing you once a day versus once every three days or three times a day? I'd try something pure like shea butter or coconut oil to see...
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    11-02-2017, 12:54 AM
    Does the same happen when you're getting soaped up there as well? Sensitivity to a lotion ingredient? Try pure shea butter, maybe.
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    10-31-2017, 03:01 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Getting off Valium in Care
    I'm 46 and if he had even addressed the word "megcolon" I would be on board for whatever else he wanted to do, but he didn't even say the word... as...
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    10-31-2017, 02:05 PM
    Scott C4/5 replied to a thread Getting off Valium in Care
    Okay, so the doctor wouldn't put me back on Valium to see if it would help. I discussed with the SCI Nurse what could be the cause of my bowels not...
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