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    My husband has had a mouse nibble at his toes in...

    My husband has had a mouse nibble at his toes in the past.
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    UGH!!!! I haven't posted recently, but had...

    UGH!!!! I haven't posted recently, but had followed your skin issues. My husband had an abcess removed from his ischium the end of September which created a huge wound. He had to stay totally off of...
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    UPDATE: They are doing a bone scan today. We do...

    UPDATE: They are doing a bone scan today. We do have an infectious disease doctor on the case. I spoke with him yesterday and he is going to get the results of the bone scan and then determine which...
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    Update

    Since I last posted he has been confirmed by a urine culture to have a bladder infection. He was diagnosed last January with psuedomonas in his bladder though, so a bladder infection is no suprise.
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    We have never had home care besides Home Health...

    We have never had home care besides Home Health coming in once a week to check this sore, and even then they wouldn't transfer him to the bed to look at it if I wasn't home.

    He needs to be...
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    Getting Run Around in Hospital

    My husband was admitted to the hospital 9/29 with an infected abcess on his ischium. They did surgery at the local hospital 9/30. Since then he has been taken off antibiotics. Has a wound vac on the...
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    Update

    I got in touch with his physiatrist at Baylor and now the local dr. and the physiatrist are communicating. They are looking at transferring to a Specialty hospital. He is still in the local hospital....
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    Thanks so much for the help. I am going to get...

    Thanks so much for the help. I am going to get this printed so I can share the info. with the dr. At this point he is on the wound vac and I am planning on keeping him off of it. I don't think...
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    Thanks, KLD. They did an MRI within the past...

    Thanks, KLD. They did an MRI within the past month and said it was not into the bone. The surgeon said that it was enclosed in a capsule that went to the bone, but he also said it did not look like...
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    Need Help-Abcess on Ischium/Surgery

    My husband is a C5 quad, 50y/o, MVA in 1981. He has been having trouble with an abcess in the area of his ischium for over a year now. It became infected last November and he was treated with IV...
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    PM'd you

    PM'd you
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    My husband is a C5 and only has one working...

    My husband is a C5 and only has one working kidney. His other kidney is not working due to having backpressure from his bladder. They told him that there should not be any ill effects from only...
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    My husband is a C5 also and is 50 years old. We...

    My husband is a C5 also and is 50 years old. We were not married at the time of his accident though. He was 14 years post accident when we got married. We have a just turned 9 year old son, and twin,...
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    When my husband used an external catheter he used...

    When my husband used an external catheter he used a Stomahesive strip around his penis before putting on the catheter. This prevented the catheter slipping off.
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    My husband was put on Miralax after his most...

    My husband was put on Miralax after his most recent hospitalization this winter. It seems to work well. They told him that it could be taken long term and will work best when taken regularly.
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    Still waiting on the radiologist here to read it...

    Still waiting on the radiologist here to read it so we can get them to send it to the physiatrist. Not sure what is taking so long for them to just read it. He is in a lot of pain with it still today.
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    Thanks for the quick reply. We still have not...

    Thanks for the quick reply. We still have not heard back from the dr. here yet. I think our project tomorrow will be to get the x-ray to the physiatrist in Dallas and at least get them to refer him...
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    Broken Hand in C5

    My husband can't seem to catch a break these days. He has been out of the hospital for three weeks after a 10 week hospitalization for urinary problems and an absess on his butt that started it all....
  19. my husband was diagnosed with bacterial...

    my husband was diagnosed with bacterial pseudomonas in his bladder and told that they could not be treated, that they will always be there. Is this true?

    Rosie
    Wife to Bobby, C5 since 1981
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    Not sure if the abcess, the bladder issues, or...

    Not sure if the abcess, the bladder issues, or something they haven't found yet is causing the AD. They did get him up in his chair yesterday and also did therapy on the mat. They are monitoring the...
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    Mona, Thanks for the name of your urologist. We...

    Mona, Thanks for the name of your urologist. We ended up getting him transferred to Baylor Rehab yesterday. They are going to work on getting him back up and going again and monitor the original...
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    Does anyone have any suggestions on how to get to...

    Does anyone have any suggestions on how to get to a rehab facility or dr. that can deal with him?
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    Thank you for all the responses. I found out a...

    Thank you for all the responses. I found out a little more information when I went to the hospital. They said he has chronic bacterial pseudomanas. The bleeding from the bladder has pretty much...
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    Thanks, He is actually still in the hospital, but...

    Thanks, He is actually still in the hospital, but they are trying to discharge him. The super pubic was placed last Friday.

    He has Medicare.

    Yes, we have twins. Thank goodness the kids are...
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    Need UTI Advice/Input

    Hi, my husband is a C5 due to an auto accident in 1981. He is 49 y/o now. He has been functioning fairly independently until this December. Meaning, he could sit in his chair 12-14 hours a day,...
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