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    08-11-2018, 01:28 AM
    bubbagump replied to a thread Bowel care in hospital in Care
    Prior to 2008, when I had my colon removed and an ileostomy made, I had to have someone help me with a bowel program in the hospital. When I had my...
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    08-11-2018, 01:21 AM
    Because I can feel everything from my low abdomen on up, when I got a small bowel obstruction, it felt like someone was stabbing me and pushing...
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    08-11-2018, 01:13 AM
    I am wanting hard copies of these magazines. I have the electronic copies of some of the New Mobility ones, but the older issues are not available...
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    08-07-2018, 01:43 AM
    bubbagump started a thread neuropathic pain advice in Pain
    Does anyone know what I can use as a natural remedy for neuropathic pain? I had way too many side effects on Gabapentin and withdrawl from it was...
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    08-07-2018, 01:37 AM
    bubbagump replied to a thread Plastic Straw Ban in Life
    I ordered a package of flexible plastic straws from the Sammons Preston catalog and keep several in my wheelchair backpack, so in case I am somewhere...
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    08-07-2018, 01:30 AM
    Does anyone have a Quickie QM-710 and notice that it makes squeaking and cracking noises from the back when you go over the slightest bump? I got...
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    08-07-2018, 01:23 AM
    I have had an NG tube in due to surgeries and gastroparesis (before I got a permanent GJ feeding tube for Pedialyte at night via feeding pump). One...
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    08-07-2018, 01:16 AM
    bubbagump replied to a thread Colostomy questions in Care
    I have had 2 ostomies (ileostomy and urostomy) for years (10 years for ileo, and 3 years for uro), so I can answer some questions: 1. No, ostomies...
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    08-07-2018, 01:00 AM
    bubbagump replied to a thread Colostomy questions in Care
    Sometimes, wearing an ostomy belt can help with this, since it pushes on the stoma area, and can make it easier for solid stool to go into the bag.
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    08-07-2018, 12:36 AM
    Hi. I am desperately trying to find back issues (no matter how old) of the following magazines: Mainstream New Mobility Paraplegia News Sports...
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