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    It is really difficult to respond to questions...

    It is really difficult to respond to questions like this when there is no indication what country, province or state you live in (please add to your profile) and what insurance you have. Level of...
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    I like the Dale 3 panel abdominal binder: ...

    I like the Dale 3 panel abdominal binder: https://www.amazon.com/Dale-Medical-410-Abdominal-Stretches/dp/B00W9JJ722/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1503367624&sr=8-2&keywords=dale%2Babdominal%2Bbinder&th=1
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  3. Thread: Eclipse

    by SCI-Nurse
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    Actually, that is not the case. There will be...

    Actually, that is not the case. There will be another in 2024. https://www.greatamericaneclipse.com/future/

    (KLD)
  4. Thread: Eclipse

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    Wow, in Olympia you should have had about a 95%...

    Wow, in Olympia you should have had about a 95% eclipse at about 10:25 AM. Are you sure it was only 50% (perhaps you were looking too early)? My sister from Anacortes is camping in Idaho in an area...
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    You need urodynamics done again. Likely the Botox...

    You need urodynamics done again. Likely the Botox is no longer working, and you have a high pressure bladder. Prostatitis is diagnosed by lab work (elevated PSA) and a rectal prostate exam, and is...
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    To help avoid problems with orthostatic...

    To help avoid problems with orthostatic hypotension in the morning when getting up into your chair, a combination of the following is best:



    Drink at least 8 oz. of fluid at least 30 minutes...
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    Actually, frequent UTIs are rarely related to...

    Actually, frequent UTIs are rarely related to technique or supplies used for catheterization for those who do self intermittent catheterization. Much more common are problems with 1) high bladder...
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    You can ask your physician to write a letter...

    You can ask your physician to write a letter medically justifying the need for catheters. It may help for them to pay for it. It is certainly worth a try.

    In my opinion, you need to have a...
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    You could have a stone up in the upper tract. ...

    You could have a stone up in the upper tract. Have you had a flat plate or renal scan? That would show up on these. I would ask my primary care doctor to work me up with this in mind. Just a shot...
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    Come on guys/ A little patience with each other....

    Come on guys/ A little patience with each other.

    ckf
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    I don't know if you have a bed that you can...

    I don't know if you have a bed that you can elevate your head a little at a time when you wake up. I would also check your oxygen level and your BP - although it sounds as though you are have had an...
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    Thanks, gj Appreciate your advice. ckf

    Thanks, gj
    Appreciate your advice.
    ckf
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    That is great if you are 1) male, and 2) have...

    That is great if you are 1) male, and 2) have access to a wheelchair accessible toilet or well urinal. For women, cathing in their chair, that does not work well, and wondering what you do when you...
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    Message from PVA about Airplane Travel

    Received this from the PVA (written by Sherman Gillums, the executive director, who used to be a member of CareCure):

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    Since we have had so many discussions about the...
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    The test dose is given through a spinal tap...

    The test dose is given through a spinal tap procedure, and is actually injected into the CSF (cerebral spinal fluid) surrounding the cord, not into the cord itself. The person is then examined over...
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    Yes, it is safe, but most likely you will not get...

    Yes, it is safe, but most likely you will not get the full benefit from both.

    (KLD)
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    It is recommended from research to avoid filling...

    It is recommended from research to avoid filling your bladder beyond 425ml. and not go beyond 6 hours between caths.

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    Some do, but Medicare and VA will purchase new...

    Some do, but Medicare and VA will purchase new catheters each time, and many private insurances go by their guidelines. I would agree you should insist on having urodynamics...obviously you ARE...
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    When did you last have urodynamics? It is much...

    When did you last have urodynamics? It is much more likely that high bladder pressures, incomplete emptying, or not emptying your bladder frequently enough are culprits in frequent UTIs than reuse of...
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    No. You should not self treat for this. Go to the...

    No. You should not self treat for this. Go to the closest ER or urgent care.

    (KLD)
  21. Thread: Lemon water

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    Could be if your bladder is especially sensitive...

    Could be if your bladder is especially sensitive to this (like those who have interstitial cystitis). Does this also occur with caffeine?

    Why are you drinking lemon water? Hard on your tooth...
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    Do you also have a fever? It sounds like you may...

    Do you also have a fever? It sounds like you may have epididymitis, which is an infection of part of the testicle. You need to see your urologist or go to the ER. It needs to be treated ASAP as...
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    Sticky: Bump. (KLD)

    Bump.

    (KLD)
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    And where did you get your education and training...

    And where did you get your education and training in microbiology to be able to determine this?

    (KLD)
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    No scientific basis for your claims. Our...

    No scientific basis for your claims. Our infection control practitioners where I worked signed off on this procedure, and it is also promoted by SUNA.

    There is also no scientific evidence that...
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