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    Yesterday, 09:01 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread No Bladder Tone in Care
    Cam, if your bladder has decompensated enough, it means that it has lost its tone and cannot squeeze urine out. This cannot be corrected by a...
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    Yesterday, 07:20 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Cranberry Pills in Care
    Not me. (KLD)
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    Yesterday, 06:23 PM
    http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?55419-People-can-say-the-stupidest-stuff-somtimes&highlight=stupid+wheelchair ...
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    Yesterday, 06:12 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread No Bladder Tone in Care
    http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?133414-Microcyn-Bladder-Treatment-(An-Open-Letter-to-Dr-Young) (KLD)
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    Yesterday, 06:09 PM
    Welcome Larryandka, it would be helpful if you could add your location (country, region, state, etc.) to your profile in addition to the information...
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    Yesterday, 06:04 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Cranberry Pills in Care
    There is no evidence for any benefit for cranberry juice or capsules in UTI prevention in people with SCI. Cranberry probably won't hurt you...
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    Yesterday, 03:06 PM
    Muscous is produced by the bladder wall in response to irritation (like infection or the presence of stones or sediment).' You need to have...
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    Yesterday, 01:59 PM
    Yes, because most people with SCI have chronic colonization of bacteria in their urine all the time. Nitrates are a natural bi-product of metabolism...
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    Yesterday, 01:48 PM
    If you are still emptying your bladder simply with reflex voiding, it is very likely that you are not completely emptying your bladder ever. This...
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    Yesterday, 01:42 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Increased Spasticity in Care
    20 mg. of baclofen daily is a very low dose. You can safely take up to 80 mg. daily, and many people take more (up to 120 mg. daily). If you can see...
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    Yesterday, 11:55 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Increased Spasticity in Care
    New or suddenly increased spasticity can be, like autonomic dysreflexia, a response to pain someplace in the body, and not necessarily specific to...
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    Yesterday, 11:46 AM
    It would be best to get one fit and prescribed for you from a seating specialist (OT or PT) but until then, a few to check out: ...
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    Yesterday, 10:03 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread New Clinical Trials? in Cure
    Then that is the fault of the individual researchers, not of this NIH site. (KLD)
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    Yesterday, 10:00 AM
    Eggcrate foam is usually a poor quality low density foam that compacts readily, thus not providing much pressure relief. A custom back would be much...
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    Yesterday, 08:19 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Sci important question in Care
    How much fluid intake is he doing daily? Has he been evaluated for possible diabetes insipidus (DI), which is caused by some type of problem with...
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    Yesterday, 01:10 AM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread New Clinical Trials? in Cure
    What were you expecting from this site? It is merely a clearing house/listing of clinical trials taking place in the USA and internationally. It is...
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    06-22-2017, 01:41 PM
    SCI-Nurse replied to a thread Recurring UTI's in Care
    What surgical procedure did you have? Certainly not a clamshell cystoplasty or augmentation, which is a major procedure and often requires 5-10 days...
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