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    Thank you very much for the detailed and helpful...

    Thank you very much for the detailed and helpful information. That said, I have to admit that the prospect of an operation and convalescence concerns me. I have many days now where I feel fine. It...
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    Do you know how you were first infected with it?

    Do you know how you were first infected with it?
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    8cm and yes. I'm trying look into after care...

    8cm and yes. I'm trying look into after care planning which is why I am posting this.

    After a kidney removal can I even do a transfer? The way my house is set up the transfer from the chair to...
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    That is what my urologist told me 7 years ago. ...

    That is what my urologist told me 7 years ago.

    i wonder what the exact recovery would be for kidney removal?
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    Patrick I edited the post to make it sound less...

    Patrick I edited the post to make it sound less dire.

    Main question is how to prepare for surgery.

    Ideally for example I would like private, quiet, clean rooms in the hospital and rehab,...
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    How to handle operation

    My doctors claim I should remove a kidney due to a small mass. Not saying I believe them.

    Suppose I did this? How to prepare?

    My first concern is convalescence. I can barely hold things...
  7. Thread: GJ has passed

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    Dear NL, Thank you for the information. I...

    Dear NL,

    Thank you for the information.

    I have ready many of GJ's posts over a number of years on this forum. His intelligence, great writing, courage and helpfulness was inspiring. He helped...
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    How long can a sample be stored?

    Looks like I am coming down with another UTI. So far the symptoms are mild with 100.3 degree temperature but in my experience sometimes the temp rises rapidly. As usual it happens on Sunday night.
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    When you say “Inulin has been recommended”, who...

    When you say “Inulin has been recommended”, who recommended it?
  10. Thread: Caster Locks

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    I have the Quickie caster lock. Not sure if I...

    I have the Quickie caster lock. Not sure if I have a "GPV", it's a standard Quickie manual. It definitely helps with transfers! That and a tapered footrest.

    The only disadvantage is that the...
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    I too am starting to feel increasingly...

    I too am starting to feel increasingly overwhelmed and ridiculous by this issue. During the bowel routine, which lasts for very long time, I am also getting increasingly bad headaches, and afterwards...
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    Thanks. For UTIs I’ve seen this concept written...

    Thanks. For UTIs I’ve seen this concept written in official places but not for cellulitis. Which is improving by the way I expect it will be a faint pink by the time the Keflex is done.
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    It does seem to be improving after 3 days on...

    It does seem to be improving after 3 days on Keflex.

    Is cellulitis like UTIs in that a course of antibiotic should last 14 days (or sometimes 10 days) instead of the usual 7 days? My prescription...
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    Padding edges on furniture?

    Is there a standard way to cover sharp edges of furniture, like nightstands, so one doesn?t cut one?s foot on them?
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    Well I went to Urgent Care and the nurse...

    Well I went to Urgent Care and the nurse practitioner told me it was infected and prescribed a 7 day course of Keflex.
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    scratched foot, possible cellulitis?

    I scratched the outer side of my foot somehow a few days ago. The scratches are about 4 inches long and pretty narrow. There is redness around the area, covering about a third of the top of the foot....
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    SleepNumber mattress questions

    I've heard a various people recommend SleepNumber mattresses. I'm looking into them and have some questions. I now use TempurPedic, which I like a lot but they only last 8 months or so before they...
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    The reviews on that are not encouraging to say...

    The reviews on that are not encouraging to say the least.
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    For what it's worth, I'm still searching for a...

    For what it's worth, I'm still searching for a good padded seat to fit over an existing toilet. I used to use a vendor called CloudSoft, which made padded seats, but they went out of business. The...
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    I have it, 5.7 cm. It started out small and kept...

    I have it, 5.7 cm. It started out small and kept growing. My doctors are recommending surgical removal.
  21. Thread: FTP app

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    @automation, I never thought of that :-) . That...

    @automation, I never thought of that :-) . That reminds me of a story: when I saw the first web browser, called Mosaic, a long time ago, I literally didn't see the point of it. "Why not just use...
  22. Thread: FTP app

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    On Mac I use Transmit.

    On Mac I use Transmit.
  23. Thread: Memory problems

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    Memory problems

    I'm losing my ability to remember names. Sometimes I can't remember the names of actors or authors whom I've known and been a fan of for decades. I was doing today's Times crossword, for instance,...
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    KLD if you are reading this: Is there any...

    KLD if you are reading this:

    Is there any physical justification for someone like me (T3) with full arm and shoulder strength to (a) have trouble with the transfer and (b) have so much trouble...
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    Do you find the chair jiggles and moves? I have...

    Do you find the chair jiggles and moves? I have tilt/recline as well, but it's not nearly as stable as a dentist's chair, not even close. I could handle a hygienist maybe but I would be very worried...
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