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    I think I misunderstood your question before-my...

    I think I misunderstood your question before-my spasms in my hands/legs I can feel, w/no pain, and sometimes I feel a kind of (painless) twinge or contraction in my lower abdominal area followed by...
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    gabapentin, baclofen, nortryptline, zoloft,...

    gabapentin, baclofen, nortryptline, zoloft, pericolasce.

    here's the looong story about me and anticholinergic medications...

    at one point, years ago, I was on 3 anticholinergic drugs at the...
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    this was my first time to take this drug, so I...

    this was my first time to take this drug, so I started w/a month supply. My dr. told me to double my dose if I didn?t see a change after about a week. My response was puzzling-after several days the...
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    I'm on 20 mg. of baclofen, 3x a day. when I...

    I'm on 20 mg. of baclofen, 3x a day.
    when I have spasms that I'm aware of there's no pain.
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    so, there are three different possible causes of...

    so, there are three different possible causes of pain/discomfort...if I can remove all 3 then maybe I wouldn't need medication to prevent the spasms!

    I finished yesterday a 25 day course of...
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    good idea, and thanks for mentioning this product...

    good idea, and thanks for mentioning this product to me! will report back...
  7. anyone out there w/experience with the stoma...

    anyone out there w/experience with the stoma plugs mentioned above in the comments of Poiesis Medical?? are they used only when changing a catheter or do they remain in the stoma?
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    I've asked for a sample! hopefully it will help. ...

    I've asked for a sample! hopefully it will help. what a great idea for an improved catheter.

    a concern I have that I'd like to address before I use it:
    in the past my catheter would create a...
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    so, it's possible that the dysreflexia could be...

    so, it's possible that the dysreflexia could be caused by-
    the catheter itself, or the bladder spasms, or the tissue around the urethra that is irritated because of the leakage?

    and, do you think...
  10. who is "they?" the duette maker or a different...

    who is "they?" the duette maker or a different company?
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    I understand the way it drains now but would...

    I understand the way it drains now but would still like to know the extent of your leakage, Scott..and do you have a SP?
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    was the leakage substantial? was it enough to...

    was the leakage substantial? was it enough to make the catheter fall out? I'm a 20 and want to try this catheter too. also, what path does the urine follow? the website is a little too technical...
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    causes of disreflexia

    I?m a C5/6, 17 years out, who is incontinent. I have a superpubic catheter, so the assumption is that the leakage is caused by spasms.I wear a thick leakage pad to collect this. I have some degree of...
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    wow! you've given me a lot to think about....

    wow! you've given me a lot to think about. thanks!
    one question-
    why do you think that you won't live to be 65?
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    ques about oxybutlin-SCI nurse? :)

    I read an article recently about a study of oxybutlin?s side effects, and the mention of it possibly causing dementia. I?d been taking it for a while and promptly stopped. I mentioned this to my...
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    the pain I have now isn't the same as in the...

    the pain I have now isn't the same as in the hospital-sleeves don't bother me now. it's in my lower arm now. sharp, intense, & not at all like the nerve pain I have all the time (numbness and...
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    do I have nerve damage?

    I?m a C5/6, 17 years out, and here?s my LOOOONG story?

    I remember in the hospital (right after my injury) that there were times I could hardly stand to wear something w/a sleeve on my left arm...
  18. Thanks, KLD! if I'm producing around the same...

    Thanks, KLD! if I'm producing around the same output I always have, would that indicate that my peristalsis is as it has always been?

    btw, I also take pericolasce and metamucil also, and my...
  19. maybe you should do a colonoscopy prep (easier...

    maybe you should do a colonoscopy prep (easier said than done, I know!)
  20. I've been getting similar results over the years...

    I've been getting similar results over the years of both volume and time spent on the process,, w/very few accidents and a few times where the stool was rather hard, but the person doing the bowel...
  21. thanks for the tip! I'm getting some samples....

    thanks for the tip! I'm getting some samples. are these (and the bullets) supposed to be more effective than what I'm using?
  22. problems w/bowel routine....SCI nurse help :)

    I?m a C5/6, 17 years out.

    For about 15 of these I?ve had a saline (fleet?s type) enema every other day for my bowel routine, and that has worked pretty well so far.

    For about the past year,...
  23. white kind of water for bladdar irrigations?

    (WHAT kind :))
    my urologist told me to have bladder irrigations done using a 10% solution ? 10 cc vinegar to 100 cc of sterile water. the pharmacy filled the script w/sodium chloride .09 . isn't...
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    hmmm...would going through my SP stoma also work...

    hmmm...would going through my SP stoma also work for me, being a girl? would the dr. have to remove my catheter?
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    to "gjnl" I had an ultrasound last week, and...

    to "gjnl"

    I had an ultrasound last week, and used to be on enablex, detrol and oxytrol patch. went off of them because the leakage temporarily went away. don't want to take them again due to...
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