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  1. Thread: A failed flap,

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    Got the official word from surgeon that he will...

    Got the official word from surgeon that he will put off surgery until blood clots desolve. Check back in 3 months. The interesting thing is that the wound has gone from a 2.6 cm deep to a 1.6 in the...
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    Great article Goat, TY.We have the Electrical...

    Great article Goat, TY.We have the Electrical stimulators with the pads. My question would be, could we use it with an open sore near by. Would it help pump blood and new tissue formation into wound...
  3. Thread: A failed flap,

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    The word we recieved late yesterday was the...

    The word we recieved late yesterday was the surgeon wants to wait 3 months to let the blood clots break up, so My guess is that he will stay on anti biotics till then.
    Thanks Fishin'guy, Yes He...
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    What are you referring to, (really pathetic)

    What are you referring to, (really pathetic)
  5. Thread: A failed flap,

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    Nothing more from the SCI Nurse? I guess we hit...

    Nothing more from the SCI Nurse? I guess we hit the wall. Thanks anyway.
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    This is actually our third doctor and he does...

    This is actually our third doctor and he does specialize in wound care. I dont know where else to go except up to Jersey or down to Southern Va. He has excess to the Hypoberic oxygen chamber but says...
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    We did switch doctors. Sorry I didnt make that...

    We did switch doctors. Sorry I didnt make that clear enough. This guy says he will be more aggressive about getting rid of infected bone. The actual wound is rather small, about 2 cm deep and 1 wide...
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    Hi Mona, Yeah its a real mess.It won't heal on...

    Hi Mona, Yeah its a real mess.It won't heal on its own, and when the doctor told us about the muscle He cried and then I cried, then we laughed. Then we prayed and said "your will be done on earth as...
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    The surgeon said he removed infected bone. He was...

    The surgeon said he removed infected bone. He was on antibiotics 2 months before and I think 2 months after. We have gone to another surgeon who specializes in wound care and he says he will be more...
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    Do you use the magic bullet?

    Do you use the magic bullet?
  11. Thread: A failed flap,

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    A failed flap,

    For those who followed us last year thru the wound and flap ordeal, may remember us. Im Joe and my son Justin has the wound. They did a rotational flap which promptly failed 3 months after he was up....
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    Just went thru this w my son Justin, who is now...

    Just went thru this w my son Justin, who is now in the rehab stage after being in bed since feb and in and out of bed since last august. 2 things i would suggest to what u are doing is u need to stay...
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    Justin has medicare/ medicaid and they didnt...

    Justin has medicare/ medicaid and they didnt cover it the 1st 4 years. Maybe its time to check and see if they will. We get ours from Concepts as well for 61.00. Mona do u get 100 majic bullets for...
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    Maybe i could get a room with 2 queen size, that...

    Maybe i could get a room with 2 queen size, that way i could sleep on 1 and I could put his air bed on the other. I could lay it on the bed deflated,put him on it and inflate it that way i wont have...
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    Could the regular mattress hurt him if he sleeps...

    Could the regular mattress hurt him if he sleeps on it for 2 nights?
  16. In Virginia, they started this program about 2...

    In Virginia, they started this program about 2 years ago now that pays family members but not the owner of the home.So I manage my sons care but I the dad cannot be paid because he lives in my home,...
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    do u mean like from the hotel?

    do u mean like from the hotel?
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    He had a pressure maping in Dec 07 and they gave...

    He had a pressure maping in Dec 07 and they gave him the thicker J2 deep cushion. He hated the rojo, always felt off balance.His chair leaks drops of oil from time to time especially when its not...
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    Justin is now at the 2 and a half hour twice a...

    Justin is now at the 2 and a half hour twice a day of his rehab. Was outside in the sunshine for a breif period and we actually went out last night for a few hours for a time of Praise and worship at...
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    And thanks again CKF for walking us thru this...

    And thanks again CKF for walking us thru this difficult period.Everything we have done has been with the knowledge you have guided us with.I've had Nurses and Doctors reading from print outs of these...
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    We are moving into the 9th week after surgery...

    We are moving into the 9th week after surgery (may30th).Today Justin will be up 90 min twice.I have been putting Eucrin cream on and very lightly massaging the skin by stretching it out away from...
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    Lifters for dining room tables?

    Is there a company that sells lifters for furniture so we can adapt?
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    where the original wound was, his skin and scar...

    where the original wound was, his skin and scar dent in ward
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    Any suggestions on support for indentation on...

    Any suggestions on support for indentation on butt?
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    Hes doing very well. Eating 3 meals a day all...

    Hes doing very well. Eating 3 meals a day all with protien, veggies and a yogurt fresh fruit salad. Hes up for 2, 30 min sessions and will be going for an hour next.The nurse came today and said all...
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