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  1. Ah, no one has mentioned lymph nodes yet. I'll...

    Ah, no one has mentioned lymph nodes yet. I'll run that past my care team! We did rule out foliculitis already.
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    Do i have any type of pressure ulcer? Or is that...

    Do i have any type of pressure ulcer? Or is that for the person that started the thread? If it's for me i don't have a typical pressure ulcer. I just came back from a wound care visit and also saw...
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    i just posted about something very similar. My...

    i just posted about something very similar. My girlfriend was able to find a tiny hole from where the yellow seepage was coming from. And the hole is located in between my scrotom and left ischial....
  4. Anyone have advice on bumpiness in my perineal area?

    I first noticed bumpiness in July 2017 and it has never gone away. You cannot see it, it is only obvious by feeling that area. Recently it has drained from a small pencil tip sized hole several...
  5. Looks very promising. Hope it proves effective,...

    Looks very promising. Hope it proves effective, safe and makes it to the market.
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    Yes those were the instructions i followed and it...

    Yes those were the instructions i followed and it seemed to help but on day 3 symptoms would typically return.
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    Hm, i will ask. Never heard of this before and...

    Hm, i will ask. Never heard of this before and not sure i'm following. I did not know you can test urine for BUN/Creatinine levels. I thought that was only done via a blood test. But i can ask my...
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    Hi KLD, the specimen was catherization. They...

    Hi KLD, the specimen was catherization. They usually won't accept a bag sample.

    But switching gears...despite my BUN/Creatine levels being normal i do think i'm showing symptoms of Kidney...
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    My follow up culture was this: MIXED...

    My follow up culture was this:

    MIXED UROGENITAL AND OR SKIN MICROBIOTA, ALL ISOLATES <10,000 CFU/ML

    I've always been curious. I think the result means i still could have Pseudomonas or some...
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    KLD, much appreciated! All good maintenance...

    KLD, much appreciated! All good maintenance suggestions and some of them i hadn't had done prior nor even knew of (eg. scan ureters, nor had i heard of we SCI being more succeptible to gall bladder...
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    Perfect! This is exactly what i was looking for!...

    Perfect! This is exactly what i was looking for! thanks HLH!

    Yes, i have learned of AB resistance the hard way. My docs would throw cipro at me everytime i had a UTI and i even asked for...
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    No i have not been testing my urine PH but i...

    No i have not been testing my urine PH but i shall if that is something i can do. What would i be looking for regarding PH testing?

    Question about the Vitamin C, is the dosage of 1 gram the...
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    Hello KLD! thanks for your reply/input! to my...

    Hello KLD! thanks for your reply/input!

    to my knowledge i haven't had this bug before. I haven't had a UTI since 2016 and it was Staphyloccous (sp). And i don't think the kidney stone discussion...
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    Should i kill Pseudomonas or leave it be?

    I came down with a Pseudomonas bladder infection which is only sensitive to several IV anti biotics (from a C & S) - no oral Anti Biotics. My urologist put me on oral Fosfomycin for 12 days. It...
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    NL, you and GJ WERE CareCure in my eyes and more....

    NL, you and GJ WERE CareCure in my eyes and more. More? You both helped save lives! I had some dialogue with the enigmatic GJNL carecure entity and came out a better SCI guy because of it :). GJ...
  16. Thanks GJ/Mike and KLD! This is a fantastic...

    Thanks GJ/Mike and KLD! This is a fantastic resource for us SCI folks, often better info than we can get from local medical professionals given their limited exposure to us SCI mutants! :)

    I...
  17. Thanks KLD and others for the input. I will...

    Thanks KLD and others for the input. I will treat this as though it is a pressure ulcer even though the blood flow does not support that idea but perhaps that's an indicater utilized in later...
  18. Good question, i forgot to mention it passes the...

    Good question, i forgot to mention it passes the blanching test...quckly restores the normal color when pressed = blood flow is great.
    Other intel, i'm T3/4 Para complete, been SCI since 1983.
    One...
  19. Is this a pressure ulcer on my right ankle?

    I've never had a pressure ulcer so i'm unsure if this is one or not? I'm unsure because i have a blister on it which i hope is visible in the picture?

    Thanks in advance for offering...
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    Well, i'm sorry we have this in common! I too do...

    Well, i'm sorry we have this in common! I too do not have a good bowel program so i'm using this a motivation. I ordered enemeez after 35 years of just doing digital evac when full which ranged...
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    thanks for your input! Do you happen to know how...

    thanks for your input! Do you happen to know how one screens for these issues? I had a ton of blood work/tests done so i'm hoping they covered some/most of these.

    And i suppose the...
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    Need Help - Sudden Vomiting and Diarrhea

    For the second time within a year i suddenly fell ill, started vomiting then diarrhea with plenty of blood in it and was hospitalized. The illness came on so suddenly i was barely conscious until i...
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    Brent K, amazing testimonial! Do you think your...

    Brent K, amazing testimonial! Do you think your Kefir has any probiotic supplement equivalent? What do you do for Kefir when you travel? What is your bladder management program?...Intermittent...
  24. Well, its encouraging to hear that you are able...

    Well, its encouraging to hear that you are able to use the HC. I think you were having trouble before? Are you able to retain it for a few minutes at least?

    I believe most here agree that HC is...
  25. Yes, Dex as mentioned I had the same bug and I...

    Yes, Dex as mentioned I had the same bug and I also experienced higher retention but as I suggested just give it some time to return to normal which seems to be working for you. Also, I wonder if...
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