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    Thanks everyone, for the responses, The...

    Thanks everyone, for the responses,

    The urologist was just recommending this due to the specific circumstances of my TUR and sphincterotomy.


    the urologist says things may have narrowed a...
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    No Bladder Tone

    Before I left rehab I had a TUR and sphincterotomy so I?ve used condom catheters to manage my bladder for over 43 years. In the last 8 months though I?ve had 5 infections (all ecoli). I just saw a...
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    when I put my arms inside i felt like I was...

    when I put my arms inside i felt like I was sliding through it. I'll try again though. Thanks
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    Are hygiene slings typically designed to carry...

    Are hygiene slings typically designed to carry most of your weight on the armpits? I just purchased one that goes under my armpits so puts a lot of weight on my shoulders. Maybe I didn't have it...
  5. I’m surprised at their finding that there is...

    I’m surprised at their finding that there is little evidence that drinking water helps much claiming you’re not going to wash the bacteria out but drinking water can dilute the urine. Thus affecting...
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    The web site says it is a herbal formula...

    The web site says it is a herbal formula containing the following ingredients in therapeutic dosage: Buchu, Bearberry leaf, Yarrow, Lemon balm, Oatstraw, St. John's wort, Echinacea, Bilberry....
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    Hi Curt, are still finding this product working...

    Hi Curt, are still finding this product working for you?
  8. I have a Maxi Sky 440 lift with a mesh sling. The...

    I have a Maxi Sky 440 lift with a mesh sling. The hygiene slings looks much easier to use for a quad. Do they come in mesh as well for use in the bathtub or just unhook it in the tub before it gets...
  9. Is there a link to the sling you use? I have an...

    Is there a link to the sling you use? I have an Arjohuntleigh lift but I can't really use the sling I have independently
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    is there a good site I can go to for proper...

    is there a good site I can go to for proper protocol for using urethral foley catheter in case I need to go there for a while until my skin heals? I've never used a foley, left rehab with a condom...
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    Diflucan effective while on antibiotics?

    Is Diflucan effective while you are taking antibiotics? I?ve come down with a yeast infection after a few days on amoxicillin-cavilon for a UTI and still have 8 days to go on my prescription. I...
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    No I'm not using any anti fungal cream (only took...

    No I'm not using any anti fungal cream (only took oral diflucan). I haven't changed soaps - only use water on a wash cloth to change the condom. I use coloplast skin barrier wipes. I've sent a...
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    Yeast Infection and Condom Catheters

    Can a yeast infection affect your skin for months afterwards? I had a yeast infection on my penis 3 or 4 months ago, after a prescription for cipro, and ever since I?ve had problems with my external...
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    This thread has me concerned. I'm scheduled for...

    This thread has me concerned. I'm scheduled for a Sigmoid loop next week. How common is it to have problems (and is it typically only small discharge) with fecal incontinence following a sigmoid...
  15. Thanks Brian that is very helpful

    Thanks Brian that is very helpful
  16. Thanks for your post on the projection rims. I...

    Thanks for your post on the projection rims. I remember using projection rims early on. The main draw back was the rubber kept coming off the pegs and the metal stabbed my hands but I was...
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    Yes recurring UTIs are horrible. I remember...

    Yes recurring UTIs are horrible. I remember someone posting this article http://www.newmobility.com/2015/09/infections/ it suggests there may be times prophylactic daily doses of antibiotics may...
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    my last cystoscopy I had a general too. I don't...

    my last cystoscopy I had a general too. I don't recall what they used but as soon as I woke up I was totally alert, worked well.
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    Morning Headaches

    I occasionally wake up in the morning with a dull headache. Usually I start to feel somewhat better once I get up. I seem to remember one of the SCI nurses giving advice to someone about possible...
  20. I use Urolux or Hollister M9 and don't notice any...

    I use Urolux or Hollister M9 and don't notice any bad smells. I used to use vinegar and water but I recall the SCI-nurses advised against it.
  21. I've been using latex leg bags for 40+ years,...

    I've been using latex leg bags for 40+ years, probably the last 20 years now with the Urocare ones as well. I always cut a bigger slice out of the reflux valve as I've had it stick before too.
  22. are you getting the condoms totally rolled out? ...

    are you getting the condoms totally rolled out? I've used the freedom clear for years and the only time I've had a problem is when I've not got them totally rolled them out leaving a rim at the...
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    I've never really had AD so that's why I assumed...

    I've never really had AD so that's why I assumed hypertension. If your suggestion is right and I'm now not fully emptying my bladder what options would I have seeing as I have had a sphincterotomy?
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    The only symptom I’ve had is a waking up with a...

    The only symptom I’ve had is a waking up with a dull headache a couple of days. I haven’t ever had my blood pressure taken when first going to bed – will do that tonight. I’ve had a TURP and...
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    High Blood Pressure at Night

    My blood pressure when I wake up has been around 150/90 the last week. When I'm up its usually around 90/60. I don't usually have it taken while laying down so not sure how long its been like...
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