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    From your post I assumed you were 9 mos.post sci,...

    From your post I assumed you were 9 mos.post sci, but that is incorrect according to your profile. Anyways I wish you the best and hope some of your issues get resolved soon.
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    Too many meds will only screw your body and mind...

    Too many meds will only screw your body and mind up more especially all those pain meds. For me, I would talk to my primary care doc about that and start eliminating some of the meds especially pain...
  3. Understandable about Wise. How about the sci...

    Understandable about Wise. How about the sci nurse on this forum who gave the advice?
  4. The padding is ok. I lie on a stretcher with a...

    The padding is ok. I lie on a stretcher with a mattress, sheet. I think it is the increased pressure expanding blood vessels. The doc of the wound center is a psyciatrist and has treated many sci...
  5. Thank you. I will relay this info. to the doctor...

    Thank you. I will relay this info. to the doctor at the wound clinic.
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    Wounds and hyberbaric oxygen chamber

    Who here has had good news with treating wounds with hyperbaric oxygen chamber? Particularly osteomylitis. I would hope there is atleast one person. Please msg me or email me cyndy22@charter.net
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    Hello! I traveled to Ireland last September in a...

    Hello!
    I traveled to Ireland last September in a power chair and it was a fantastic trip. I can email you the article I wrote about it if you give me your email address. I went to Dublin,...
  8. Hyberbaric Oxygen Chamber and Autonomic Dysreflexia

    I recently started hyberaric oxygen chamber treatments for osteomylitis of right ischium wound. During the 1st and 2nd treatments, Istarted getting AD bout 30-40 minutes in. They took me out and my...
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    Very sorry to hear this. In my opinion you...

    Very sorry to hear this. In my opinion you were/are a responsible "patient" and certainly did ask the right questions. very frustrating you ended up with a pressure sore to now have to deal with. ...
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    Moving Back into our House

    After 10 months of living in a trailer due to a house fire, our house is finally ready. Tomorrow we are moving back in. Yay!
    And while I would have preferred not to have a house fire at all, the...
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    I just watched The Sessions and see that others...

    I just watched The Sessions and see that others on this forum saw it as well. I was apprehensive to see it because I thought it might be depressing and today was a very melancholy day for me. I...
  12. Thread: Period pain

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    Period pain

    For the past month or so I really do feel old and worn out. hard to stay positive when your energy is so low. I did finally get re-instated for health insurance beginning oct. 1st. This will enable...
  13. Sticky: Numberoneadvocate, You have obviously done a...

    Numberoneadvocate,

    You have obviously done a great job taking care of your body since your injury 21 yrs plus. And it is very disconcerting to find yourself with a pressure sore I know. I...
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    I stopped using the magic bullett 20 years ago....

    I stopped using the magic bullett 20 years ago. It was never too reliable and produced some awful slime etc. I opted to do my own digital stim with glove, mirror and gel
    newspaper or blue pads on...
  15. I had mitrofanoff procedure with bladder...

    I had mitrofanoff procedure with bladder augmentation 4 yrs. ago. While it has not always been smooth sailing, for the past 6 months I have had chronic uti's. The antobiotics do the job but by 2 wks...
  16. Thread: stretching

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    Israel, Wow that's quite a work out! Between...

    Israel,
    Wow that's quite a work out! Between school, work outs and what ever alse you're doing, you just might need and indulge in a bit of rest. I think persons with SCI's work really hard just...
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    Maureen, I can understand how frustrating it is...

    Maureen,
    I can understand how frustrating it is to have a budda belly post SCI. I think you are absolutely correct when you say that you no longer have AB muscles to keep the abdominal area tight...
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    Thanks for the info. Leila on Microcyn. I am...

    Thanks for the info. Leila on Microcyn. I am intrigued and will email to try to locate a physician in my area.
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    I appreciate all of your replies. I do...

    I appreciate all of your replies. I do understand that the culture results will dictate which antibiotics are appropriate for the infection. The Dorabox that was prescribed for the past two rounds...
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    I am aware of pic lines and what I am really...

    I am aware of pic lines and what I am really seeking info on is alternative antibiotics that do not need to be administered 3x a day for 6 to 8 weeks. Ideally I would like to be put on a potent oral...
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    pressure ulcer antibiotics

    I am 35 years post SCI with very little history of pressure sores until last year. Last spring I developed a pressure sore that advanced in the summer to a stage 4. I was hospitalized in July and...
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    Some of the delay and confusion in finding a...

    Some of the delay and confusion in finding a suitable urologist to perform the mitrafanof procedure is that many urologists refer to the procedure in different terminology. Apparently there are...
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    Thank you both for your useful information.

    Thank you both for your useful information.
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    vac pump for decubudis

    I spent a week in the hospital recently for a bad infection related to a stage 4 decubudis on my ishmial (spelling? ) area. I am home now undergoing 4 to 6 weeks of IV antibiotic 3X a day. I also...
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    My surgeon isvery experienced in this procedure. ...

    My surgeon isvery experienced in this procedure. I hope that a stoma revision or something not too invasive will fix this problem. Thank you for your insights. I see the surgeon tomorrow and...
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