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    Today, 08:45 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Anal Plug? in Care
    Somewhere here are several of my posts on this subject. I had a permanent colostomy, descending colon, 2012. (I needed one for recovery from flap...
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    Today, 08:14 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Urine stink in Care
    Hey, Sweetie, please work on work on whatever compromises your posts! Not a "make-wrong" at all, but many times your stuff isn't comprehensible-like...
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    Today, 08:07 PM
    I tried Lyrica while doing a 2 week rehab after 3 months in bed (flap), and we tried Lyrica then; if totally fucked with my head and I stopped after...
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    Today, 07:52 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread name? in Equipment
    Oh Well! if I had the scooter, I'd make my own brackets. I thought it was too good to be true, but some of the stuff from China these days, you'd...
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    Today, 07:38 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Urine stink in Care
    I'll add my similar question! For the first time ever my pee REALLY stinks! Very pungent odor, very slightly opaque, for about 5 days now. Otherwise...
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    Today, 12:23 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread name? in Equipment
    $325? 20miles? 20mph? Lipo4 batteries? This all sounds unreal after pricing Lipo4 batteries form my ZX1 @> three times the cost of this scooter! Can...
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    12-12-2019, 05:53 PM
    I don?t know if this answers any of your questions, but the sink has virtually no depth under the counter and the drain pipe is dead center so your...
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    12-06-2019, 12:20 AM
    I definitely wouldn't call the professional boil sucker for this:) The boil sucker beats this but the is the best I could...
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    12-06-2019, 12:16 AM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread MRI findings in Brain Injury
    I'm going tomorrow to see my neuro-ophmalogist. 3 years ago I was in a store and suddenly the lower half of my right eye's field of vision went...
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    12-06-2019, 12:12 AM
    Yes, I've done that but it's kind of useless. Me, I appropriated a Shoprite blue basket. I carry it on my lap and have become quite adept at...
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    12-05-2019, 12:53 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Colostomy bag advice needed in Care
    I button and zip my jeans. They're pretty much where they were 25 years ago. The waist and goes over the bag but just under the attaching flange....
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    12-04-2019, 10:36 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Colostomy bag advice needed in Care
    You install the flange which is adhesive coated, and forget it until several (4 in my case) days later when you change it. The pouch snaps onto the...
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    12-04-2019, 05:26 PM
    AFAIK he does no surgical, but he still does cystos (in color! See you pink bladder in high def!) and takes specimens. And I always wing it spelling...
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    12-04-2019, 02:57 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Colostomy bag advice needed in Care
    CUT TO THE CHASE!: I use Hollister 14803 flanges and 18363 bags. I'm T12, 72yo, got the colostomy in 2012 when I had my first (in 24 years) and...
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    12-04-2019, 02:28 PM
    My experience with the usual urologists brought me back to Kessler and Dr Todd. I've used him for ~18 years now. I can't remember an appointment...
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    12-04-2019, 02:22 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Fractured tibia in Care
    You were missed! Good luck with the lame leg. Not that I recommend it, but I recently had my right leg amputated at the knee for non healing...
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    12-03-2019, 09:22 PM
    ChesBay replied to a thread Colonoscopy in Care
    I?ve had two over the years. On the second one I found going to all liquids about 2 days prior made things go best for me preping. Agree with Gear...
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    11-28-2019, 12:40 PM
    ChesBay replied to a thread thanksgiving in Life
    Happy Thanksgiving to all!
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    11-27-2019, 04:15 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread thanksgiving in Life
    We are having a Gratitude Pot Luck & Celebration of Abundance party for our 12 step community, AA & Alanon. Although we are going to a traditional...
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    11-23-2019, 10:47 PM
    Excellent!
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    11-22-2019, 08:07 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Cushion besides Roho in Equipment
    When I did a seating clinic at Kessler, they quickly decided I needed a custom Jay Deep Comfort cushion with a 10% overfill and an extra inch of...
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    11-22-2019, 05:52 PM
    ChesBay replied to a thread Cushion besides Roho in Equipment
    I think KLD brings up an important issue. Some DME?s I?ve dealt with seem to deal with a small group of vendors and tend to push those brands. It?s...
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    11-22-2019, 05:41 PM
    ChesBay replied to a thread For those that remember, in Life
    I was 10 years old and in the fifth grade. We had a great young teacher. It was obvious he was very upset but he kept calm. My parents were Irish...
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    11-20-2019, 11:46 PM
    if there is a vacuum in your sp tube then the bladder should be emptied (unless the vacuum draws the bladder against both openings in the catheter...
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    11-20-2019, 10:59 PM
    Thanks so much to everyone. This is exactly the information I am looking for. KLD- your advice and expertise is invaluable as always. You have...
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    11-20-2019, 08:01 PM
    My question is why the hell did a stage IV wound stagnate for three years WITHOUT a flap surgery? I think you need to get your wife to people who...
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    11-20-2019, 04:10 PM
    About 7 years ago I purchased an Invavare electric hospital bed ( model 5410IVC) . I don?t like using a hospital bed but it has served as a good way...
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    11-18-2019, 01:38 PM
    pfcs49 replied to a thread Stairs/Lift combo in Equipment
    very great! I wonder what the lift chair costs?
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    11-17-2019, 09:58 PM
    I think it varies by state. I can remember being in NJ visiting family years ago and they wanted an RX for catheters (may have changed since then). I...
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