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  1. Straight cath wont go in. Any quads use a coude???

    Been waiting a long time to get to the point where I can jam a tube in my pecker and now that I can it turns out I'll need to now figure out how to use a coude catheter with no hand function 🤦*♂️
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    Cars for quads??

    Trying to find the right car that will hopefully be the easiest to transfer into. What has about the same seat height as a wheelchair? Close to around 19", that's my front seat height.

    Probably be...
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    Install hand controls on our own

    Okay so I'm wanting to start driving. Come to find out hand controls are $1200 + labor and was quoted about $1600 in total.. I've installed hand controls with a friend and it's literally only 6...
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    Want to work, can't afford to lose coverage

    I want to get a job and make some real money

    So if I work for more than 9 months I am no longer considered disabled in social securities eyes and I lose my ssdi, and probably Medicaid

    And if I...
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    Lol I'm sure you're joking, but a rash/skin...

    Lol I'm sure you're joking, but a rash/skin infection would definitely be a problem!


    I get flashes of dysreflexia during my bowel program. Sometimes I'll get random dysreflexia flashes when I'm...
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    Is this a bad idea?

    I'm trying to figure out a way to check myself to see if I had a bowel accident or not. I've only had one in the past like 2 years but I just want to be prepared.

    I can't get out of my chair and...
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    Okay. Thank you for always being on top of the...

    Okay. Thank you for always being on top of the forms and helping us out!
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    Alright. And should I worry about this opening up...

    Alright. And should I worry about this opening up and turning into something like a pressure sore? Can I still get into my wheelchair?
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    You just said two different things. I'm sure you...

    You just said two different things. I'm sure you meant cream for dry fungal infections and powder for wet fungal infections, yes?
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    Reoccuring fungal infection/raw skin

    So I keep getting this reoccurring fungal infection/raw skin in my right groin and around my anus. I usually use antifungal cream but today I switched to Nystatin. I rarely ever have accidents and...
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    I was having bladder spasms before I got it, so I...

    I was having bladder spasms before I got it, so I don't think it's the stent
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    Bladder stone blasting - paranoid of UTI

    I just spent eight days in the hospital because I kept getting autonomic dysreflexia from bladder spasms. They found a kidney stone in my kidney and one other one in my ureter and they think that's...
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    Bump

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    Still wanted $$$

    Still wanted $$$
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    Tips for staying illness free?

    Since our immune systems are compromised I was hoping I could get some tips for staying illness free?

    I am almost four years post and I've never really been sick except for when I was 17 and got...
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    WTB: FreeWheel Attachment

    Want to buy a Freewheel attachment that's in good working condition!!!
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    Is there anything I can do to keep my bacterial...

    Is there anything I can do to keep my bacterial load count down?

    My buddy just got several real bad AD episodes from a bad UTI, so it's come to my attention more. Thankfully I don't usually get...
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    Yeah but how do they know the fever and all that...

    Yeah but how do they know the fever and all that is from a uti and not something else?
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    Colonized UTI or real UTI?

    Went to the Ed last night with chills and a low-grade fever. They came back and told me I have a UTI but I explained to them that my catheter (sp) is always colonized and they said it's normal to...
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    No it just goes away on it's own. It's already...

    No it just goes away on it's own. It's already back down by the time they get in here


    I haven't taken anything for the AD. it stays up for about 30 seconds before going back down on its own
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    Post surgery AD

    Had an incision and drain on my left hip two days ago and now I have a drain to catch excessive blood inside of my hip. I might get that out tomorrow.

    Anyway I keep getting autonomic dysreflexia,...
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    I just had one that was .6 centimeters deep and...

    I just had one that was .6 centimeters deep and it took 6 weeks to heal using a strip of silver alginate. I kept doing my bowel program but I was on stool softeners to keep my stool soft and from...
  23. Thread: AD stories

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    AD stories

    Thought it would be a good idea to start a thread where people can share their AD stories.

    You never know, it could help someone in the future while they're having unexplained AD or even give...
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    Yep, I've met with director of nurses and a...

    Yep, I've met with director of nurses and a physician about this. From now on I'm just going to be more assertive and tell them to come change the catheter and if a nurse isn't in here within 5...
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    AD questions - fluctuating blood pressure

    Seems like once a week my catheter gets clogged and I get autonomic dysreflexia. I'm drinking enough water so I don't know why it's happening and this never used to happen before I switched to latex...
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