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    Dr Young-botox for healing

    I'm going into surgery at the end of July for hand surgery.The right ring finger became narcrotic and gangrene due to crest and reynauds.The surgeon wants to use botox to help with healing.Have you...
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    Hand surgery due to reynauds syndrome

    Dr Young,Due to a doctor who didn't know anything about crest or reynauds syndrome,my ring finger went gangrene and ,now they have to amputate to the first knuckle.What scares me is'nt the surgery...
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    Are you on any medications for the pain at your...

    Are you on any medications for the pain at your injury site? Gabapentin is used for this type of pain.Ask your Dr.
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    I have it!

    I have had reynauds for a looong time. The purple color isn't the worst color---no color is the problem.Your extremities torn ble,purple,then white(no blood reaching that part) i' having a problem...
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    If ischemia is the loss of blood flow to the...

    If ischemia is the loss of blood flow to the spinal cord,that's me.A few years before the infarction,I had an aortic dissection.I lost my right kidney(it just died) I had numbness in my right thigh...
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    You are not alone

    I had my spinal infarction 8 yrs ago when I was 50.The hardest part of recovery had nothing to do with myself.It was my husband's re-training to do everything I used to do for him and doing it...
  7. "Daleb is right. Options make a HUGE difference....

    "Daleb is right. Options make a HUGE difference. And although you may find the lightest chair in the world, make sure it doesn't ride like a whore. A super-light, crappy chair is still crappy AND not...
  8. Daleb is right. Options make a HUGE difference....

    Daleb is right. Options make a HUGE difference. And although you may find the lightest chair in the world, make sure it doesn't ride like a whore. A super-light, crappy chair is still crappy AND not...
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    Thanks for the input. I have a medicare advantage...

    Thanks for the input. I have a medicare advantage ins policy and don't know if they'll pay for the foley. Do you know how much they cost?
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    Thanx

    Thanks,Doc.Now that I have the ultimate expert answer I'll have backup if my regular Doc is negative about it.
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    Temp indwelling cath?

    I'm moving cross country(again)and I'm not up to the whole intermittant cathing.Can I get a temporary indwelling catheter for two weeks?Will I be able to go back to a regular schedule of self...
  12. Thread: osteomyelitis

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    osteomyelitis

    I had a wound on my ankle caused by a burn that has just closed after almost a year.Right before it closed they found osteomyelitis using a bone scan. I was put on IV antibiotics for six weeks.I just...
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    I have been working on my own set of sores.The...

    I have been working on my own set of sores.The second picture with the larger wound looks a little black and oozy.The wound care nurses used a new product called X-Cell by Xylos that works like...
  14. Thread: sunburn fiasco

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    Thanks everbody for the advice.We are using an...

    Thanks everbody for the advice.We are using an antibiotic gel and changing the dressing everyday.I have an appointment with a dermatologist Aug 15 and my regular doc every week.Also home health...
  15. Thread: sunburn fiasco

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    sunburn fiasco

    Although I'm careful about how much time I spend in the sun,I somehow have gotten one on my right foot.Both on the heel (?!) and the side I have skin that has peeled off and the result looks like red...
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    Is this for me?

    Is this treatment something that would reverse a spinal infarct?
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    www.canadapharmacy.com

    Sue,I get my nuerontin from Canada Pharmacy. I had to answer some health questions,send a photo ID,and a copy of a prescription from my Dr. Since Canada's health minister is giving them grief about...
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    Kuscall is a subsidiary of Invacare. My new chair...

    Kuscall is a subsidiary of Invacare. My new chair is a Kuschall compact.Very light and steady. It doesn't shake like the Quickie did.I don't know how much it weighs but almost anything is light than...
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    Thanks Schmecky,I took you up on you're offer to...

    Thanks Schmecky,I took you up on you're offer to email you,Janice
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    Thanks BeeBee and Soulmate for your input....

    Thanks BeeBee and Soulmate for your input. Now,let's here from some people who actually live in Louisiana.Is your state worth moving into?
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    Moving to Louisiana

    My husband and I want to move to LA but can't decide where. We've Narrowed it down to to either NW (Shreveport area) or NE (Monroe area).All Louisianans on Carecure can you help us decide?What's good...
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    I have Group health Medi-Choice,the medicare...

    I have Group health Medi-Choice,the medicare ppo.You don't have to use their prescription service. Washington allows their residents to use Canadien pharmacies,which I would reccomend.Most of their...
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    Thanks KLD,I'll tell my friend's wife that she do...

    Thanks KLD,I'll tell my friend's wife that she do as you suggested.
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    My friend needs wound care!

    I have a friend who has been dealing with a skin wound for what seems like years. He's morbidly obese and the wound started out as a blister on his butt.He had a flap done but the wound would not...
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    Affording neurontin

    My husband and I live in Washington state and we're both on SSDI. He isn't on Medicare yet, but I am. He has private insurance w/ prescription coverage that is getting too expensive to carry. I am in...
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