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    The best Carpool Karaoke yet! (KLD)

    The best Carpool Karaoke yet!

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  2. You need to be examined by a physician. Gastritis...

    You need to be examined by a physician. Gastritis is not a diagnosis that should be made on the phone. Gastritis is common in those who drink an excessive amount of alcohol. Does this apply to you? ...
  3. Personal loan (from a bank, credit union, etc.). ...

    Personal loan (from a bank, credit union, etc.).

    This is what my former neighbor did. She got a personal loan, bought the pre-foreclosure condo from the owner (paying off his debt and taking...
  4. You can use a Coude tipped catheter if you can...

    You can use a Coude tipped catheter if you can insert a regular straight catheter. Using a PVC catheter for this makes it easier to control. Just be sure you get proper instruction in how to advance...
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    Can you go to another DME who is Medicare...

    Can you go to another DME who is Medicare certified? Medicare will only pay for rental (for the first year) and then purchase it for you. You could also rent until you get approved for Medicare. ...
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    Since the OP says that "the culture has no come...

    Since the OP says that "the culture has no come back 3 times with nothing", I would assume that this already has been done.

    I agree about the use of dipsticks for determining infection though. ...
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    Has your urologist determined if the bleeding is...

    Has your urologist determined if the bleeding is from the bladder or higher up in the urinary tract? Have stones been ruled out? Tumors? Have they done a cystoscopy? Don't want to scare you, but...
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    So sorry you are dealing with this. It would be...

    So sorry you are dealing with this. It would be important to get rid of your urine colonization with whatever bacteria prior to having your surgery. Often this is done with IV antibiotics...
  9. Here is some information about the process: ...

    Here is some information about the process:

    https://www.zillow.com/foreclosures/buyer/buying-a-preforeclosure-property/

    https://www.thebalance.com/buying-a-preforeclosure-home-1798166
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    I looked at these at a product fair and was not...

    I looked at these at a product fair and was not impressed. Might work for some, but little ability to adjust and the "cushion" was totally inadequate for real pressure reduction. Also, may not fit...
  11. I would think any good body shop could fix that...

    I would think any good body shop could fix that for you.

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  12. Not posted to scare, but to encourage you to...

    Not posted to scare, but to encourage you to pursue possible causes of your new/worse neuropathic pain with your provider.

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  13. I assume you mean Brown-Sequard syndrome in the...

    I assume you mean Brown-Sequard syndrome in the cervical area?

    Have you been evaluated for a possible syrinx (syringomyelia)? This can cause increased or new neuropathic pain.

    Have you tried...
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    These companies are those which are most active...

    These companies are those which are most active in home ceiling track lift installations. Arjo-Huntleigh and Liko (Hill-Rom) specialize in institutional installations, so I have not included them (I...
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    Bladder stones, yes, but not stones in the ureter...

    Bladder stones, yes, but not stones in the ureter or kidney.

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    Your new urologist's reluctance to chase...

    Your new urologist's reluctance to chase colonization with antibiotics instead of waiting for a true UTI is an example of excellent and appropriate antibiotic stewardship. Everyone with an...
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    Cologuard may not reveal the presence of possible...

    Cologuard may not reveal the presence of possible pre-cancerous lesions such as polyps, unless they are bleeding. The gold standard for bowel cancer screening is a scope exam.

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  18. Thread: Beds

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    Did you try to get a female urinal she can use in...

    Did you try to get a female urinal she can use in bed? Has she been evaluated for having a neurogenic bladder? Is she on any medication for her bladder? If she limits her fluid intake after 6PM,...
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    What is your insurance? Most insurances follow...

    What is your insurance? Most insurances follow Medicare guidelines for specialty/pressure reducing mattresses, either alternating air overlays or true loss air loss mattresses. If you want to...
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    With modern flexible colonoscopy instruments, it...

    With modern flexible colonoscopy instruments, it is easy to have your colonoscopy done through the stoma. If you have a residual rectum/sigmoid colon, that should also be scoped as those areas also...
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    How large a balloon are you using for your SP 22...

    How large a balloon are you using for your SP 22 Ft. catheter. Many people find they need to use a 30ml. balloon.

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    Did you get studied for stones in your kidneys or...

    Did you get studied for stones in your kidneys or ureters, not just you bladder? Struvite stones are much more likely to be in the kidney pelvis. If you have them there, then they need to be removed,...
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    Welcome to CareCure. You are indeed very lucky...

    Welcome to CareCure. You are indeed very lucky to not have any spinal cord damage with a fracture like this.

    Normally a cervical C1-2 fx/dislocation will be treated by immobilization (collar) for...
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    The pons is part of the brain. While pontine...

    The pons is part of the brain. While pontine strokes can result in quadriplegia, it is not a part of the spinal cord, and thus, is not a spinal cord injury, but a brain injury. The spinal cord begins...
  25. Lucky you, but manual wheelchair users, and...

    Lucky you, but manual wheelchair users, and crutch/can walkers are at high risk for developing CTS. It is not just from computer use/ergonomics.

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