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    09-26-2016, 10:56 PM
    Dr. Linsenmeyer is a good friend, and one of the most respected neuro-urologist in the world. You were fortunate to have worked with him. It sounds...
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    09-26-2016, 10:50 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Lung issue in Care
    Objects which do not dissolve in mucous stay in your lungs and can become the locus of infection or benign growths called granulomas if they are not...
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    09-26-2016, 07:45 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Visqid = Uroquid No. 2 in Care
    They are not exactly the same, but both are urinary antiseptics, similar to Mandelamine. A number of these medications have been taken off the...
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    09-26-2016, 07:40 PM
    Do-it-yourself shock wave lithotripsy?? We also have records of some members breaking bones on a roller coster (due to osteoporosis). I guess you...
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    09-26-2016, 07:38 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Testosterone Level & Age in Care
    PEAK and trough, not peek and trough!:lolz: There is evidence that men with SCI have a more rapid drop of their circulating testosterone levels...
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    09-26-2016, 07:35 PM
    This is a classic presentation of early obstructive megacolon in a person with SCI. You may get by for a few years using stronger and stronger...
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    09-26-2016, 07:30 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread hiprex- methenamine dosage in Care
    Yes, this is generally what is recommended, although there is little evidence that these drugs actually do anything to reduce UTI in those with...
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    09-26-2016, 07:27 PM
    Terazosin is well known to have a common side effect of vision blurring. This is because it is a sympathetic blocker, and it can actually change your...
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    09-26-2016, 07:18 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Duette? in Equipment
    There are also other brands of securement devices for catheters than just the Statlock. Dale makes some nice ones that we use sometimes. You can find...
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    09-26-2016, 07:12 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Kidney stone formation in Care
    Nevada, it is possible that you still have stone trapped in your ureter, or that you have a stricture that may have been caused by either the stone...
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    09-26-2016, 10:43 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Lung issue in Care
    You are at higher risk for aspiration (food or saliva going down your trachea instead of your esophagus) than an AB person. Impossible to know how...
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    09-25-2016, 10:04 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Kidney stone formation in Care
    I think a high protein diet is good and you didn't have a uric acid stone but protein too much high protein especially with use added powder can...
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    09-25-2016, 10:01 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread I'm at the end of my rope in Care
    If neuropathic pain then you should be on or started on Gabapentin or Lyrica and Duloxetine (. CWOCymbalta) might help- can take with Gabapentin...
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    09-25-2016, 05:59 PM
    No, sorry. We do not delete posts, esp. those that have been responded to. (KLD)
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    09-25-2016, 01:09 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Kidney stone formation in Care
    And yes it can develop in several months. CWO
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    09-25-2016, 01:09 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Kidney stone formation in Care
    Did they analyze the stone? Most in sci persons is structure from infection . Yes most of the time they develop slowly and 1.2 cm is large and...
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    09-24-2016, 11:46 AM
    You can use this site to resize photos very easily. We recommend 700 pixel maximum width. Also, be sure you use the Go Advanced reply option when...
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    09-24-2016, 11:34 AM
    Doubt you can purchase or import this into the USA (Jeff is in the Philippines (in spite of what his profile says) as not FDA approved. Here is an...
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    09-24-2016, 11:19 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread hiprex- methenamine dosage in Care
    And reflux into kidneys and high pressure bladders with voiding is the #1 cause of kidney failure and death from SCI in the 1970's and 1980's- that...
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    09-23-2016, 08:57 PM
    Uh, isn't the OP a woman, and the wife of the man with the SCI in the book? Still don't like the avatar (have some respect for yourself!) but it is...
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    09-23-2016, 01:19 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Antibiotic-resistant UTI in Care
    Theralift XR-...extended-release magnesium, potassium citrate, vitamin B 6 supplement formulated to support and maintain normal urine chemistry. (B6...
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    09-23-2016, 01:15 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Antibiotic-resistant UTI in Care
    Good urologist- he should wait - and not overtreat-unless you have moderate to severe symptoms - and it is a long weekend and you might get septic...
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