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    Sticky: Bump. (KLD)

    Bump.

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    UrgoClean dressings are not available in the USA....

    UrgoClean dressings are not available in the USA. They are designed for removing slough and other necrotic (dead) tissue from the wound, which in my experience is also done well by MediHoney, ideally...
  3. Agree silvadene is good for burns you will need a...

    Agree silvadene is good for burns you will need a prescription from a provider for its use. If you have a sulfa allergy, silvadene is contraindicated as it contains sulfa.
    I was suggesting at home...
  4. Hydrocortisone cream is very helpful in reducing...

    Hydrocortisone cream is very helpful in reducing the pain and inflammation.
    if you have an opening in the skin do not put the hydrocortisone cream on an open wound. Wash your skin with soap and...
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    I have found that it works well on ulcers as long...

    I have found that it works well on ulcers as long as you don’t sit on the area of the wound.
    agree with the other comments above that it softens and debrides the wound and you can leave it in place...
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    I agree. I would raise the lanai floor, then just...

    I agree. I would raise the lanai floor, then just modify the screen door and add a ramp/planter combo on the grassy area.

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    You would need a long ramp to go up that high....

    You would need a long ramp to go up that high. How about installing a false floor above the lanai to make it level with the house? I know a guy who did this with his sunken living room and it worked...
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    You may be seeing the wrong type of specialist ...

    You may be seeing the wrong type of specialist
    Ankylosing spondylitis is a systemic rheumatic disease that affects your entire body you may want to consider a rheumatologist for consultation
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  9. alan - your symptoms are overwhelming - the...

    alan - your symptoms are overwhelming - the noxious stimulation has not specifically identified but if your blood pressure if variable you may want to consider a Holter monitor to look at your heart...
  10. This lab has years of work behind it in...

    This lab has years of work behind it in identifying and using nerve growth factors in spinal cord injured rats. There is also a huge amount of previous research at many research groups indicating...
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    No limit to attachments to a thread, but there is...

    No limit to attachments to a thread, but there is a limit of MB and pixel size you can upload to one post.

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    To protect your feet, you can wear socks or...

    To protect your feet, you can wear socks or reef/water shoes, but they won't provide you with any lateral stability or prevent excessive dorsiflexion of your ankle. This brace does not look like it...
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    Most people install the lift on the dock. ...

    Most people install the lift on the dock.

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    Check out the used market. Depreciation on...

    Check out the used market. Depreciation on adapted vans is very steep...$1000s of dollar just by driving off the lot. You can often find good values in low mileage adapted vans on eBay,...
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    I take this to mean a "legacy" from the...

    I take this to mean a "legacy" from the Paralympics for future travelers; foreign and domestic tourists, traveling to that area. Japan is VERY inaccessible and rights for those with disabilities are...
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    That's what I do. We recommend no more than 760...

    That's what I do. We recommend no more than 760 pixels wide photos. You can resize here if unable to do so with your own computer:
    http://www.shrinkpictures.com/

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    Best solution is to wear shoes whenever you are...

    Best solution is to wear shoes whenever you are up in your wheelchair. They will protect your feet.

    You can get rubber bumper's for the sharp corners of furniture, often used to protect small...
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    Keep your foot elevated as much as possible....

    Keep your foot elevated as much as possible. Check your temperature at least 1X daily. If the redness continues to spread, you have to go back to the ED.

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    Strongly recommend you see a good experienced...

    Strongly recommend you see a good experienced board-certified plastic/reconstructive surgeon who has done many flaps. Orthopedic surgeons and general surgeons should not be doing these surgeries.
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  20. I watched the Tony's mostly to see if she would...

    I watched the Tony's mostly to see if she would win. Hurray!

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    Should we split this discussion into one about...

    Should we split this discussion into one about remote/telecommuting and another for the Politics forum? It seems to have gone off-topic...

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    Here is a bad design. Don't do something like...

    Here is a bad design. Don't do something like this:

    http://www.universaldesignstyle.com/bad-design-style-case-30/

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    You will need a REALLY long ramp. Given that the...

    You will need a REALLY long ramp. Given that the ground to floor level for a second story is usually 10', and a ramp must have a rise of no more than 1" per foot, you would need at least a 120ft....
  24. Can your EZ Lock tie-down be raised? With my...

    Can your EZ Lock tie-down be raised? With my mother's Permobil chair they did this in the van and it took care of the problem of having the bolt having to be set so low. They installed a metal block...
  25. Have you had any kidney function tests, such as a...

    Have you had any kidney function tests, such as a creatinine clearance (24 hr. urine collection and blood draw during that 24 hour period)? A renal scan? An IVP is not a good idea if there is any...
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