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  1. I’m going to wound care tomm so I’ll ask to have...

    I’m going to wound care tomm so I’ll ask to have a culture to see if bacteria there,good idea..they say it looks clean but I’ll ask them that.

    did you mean use medi honey?ive heard of that,works...
  2. Your right,it is mm..so 7 mm depth.

    Your right,it is mm..so 7 mm depth.
  3. Anyone ever deal with pressure sore in this area?

    So I?ve been dealing with this pressure sore for months now,it?s between the scrotum and rectum. They don?t think it is pressure from coccyx or ischials.
    it started I think from shearing as my butt...
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    Thanks to all for your input. to the RN, yes I...

    Thanks to all for your input.
    to the RN, yes I did have a flap surgery,on both sides..last one on left side was a flap surgery about 5 yrs.ago..they did remove a very small amount of bone from left...
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    I’ve used Metamucil to give a lil form to the...

    I’ve used Metamucil to give a lil form to the stool,,I use 1/2 tsp. 8 hrs before regime.
    also,I’ve seen those hand held digital stim devices that may help with the reach.i think you can find them in...
  6. I see this is an old post...are you still on...

    I see this is an old post...are you still on here?
    did he sign his SSDI check over to them?if not,he should,look into that..
    hows the sore?
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    Pressure sore.

    I?m a c6/7 quad.bout 34 yrs.now...been using a roho for years..had a couple surgeries for sores on both issues in past,both surgeries healed well. For about 6 mos now I?ve been having an issue with a...
  8. Question re: adaptive clothing,men?s suit

    I have a real nice 100% wool suit jacket ,men?s 38,and matching slacks,36? waist,36?length...made by Rolli-Moden..made for someone in a w/chair,pants higher in back,,longer rise,,,jacket made...
  9. Thread: A card for AD

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    I keep several 10 mg procardia capsules with me...

    I keep several 10 mg procardia capsules with me as well as my ad card, at all times..i've had AD and is no fun,thought my head was going to blow up my bp was sooo high,wonder i didnt die or have...
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    i'd use Mepilex pads to cover before a band...

    i'd use Mepilex pads to cover before a band aid..i've used mepilex thin pads..comes in 4" x 4" pads..i cut into 12 smaller pieces...make sure your relieving pressure,n doing weight shifts...
    I put 2...
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    Thamks..I posted a reply for all..

    Thamks..I posted a reply for all..
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    Thanks for all the info..To clarify a little..I'm...

    Thanks for all the info..To clarify a little..I'm not able to do the cath myself..I have help that does that..I was cathing 1x day,every evening basically to empty bladder and make it easier to apply...
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    Thanks to all foer the feedback.

    Thanks to all foer the feedback.
  14. I see my urologist 1x year..before appt. I have...

    I see my urologist 1x year..before appt. I have bloodwork and ultrasound of bladder and kidneys..and Dr. reviews it..i haven't heard anything alarming. there iss a lil stone in l bladder wall,hasnt...
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    need input on suprapubic for Quad.

    I've had c6/7 quadraplegic for 33 yrs now and manage with condom catheters. I had a spincterotomy a few times,last one 10 yrs. ago.
    I get about 4-5 uti's a year..my Urologist mentioned having this...
  16. Does anyone's urologist reccomend this to prevent UTI's ?

    My urologist recommended taking Methenamine Hippurate,1 gm tab 2x a day, to help prevent future uti's..has anyone taken this ,if so,did it help?
    I have C6/7 quadraplegia,complete, for 33 yrs. now....
  17. Where Can i find the guidelines for neurogenic...

    Where Can i find the guidelines for neurogenic bowel care you referred to? i looked but couldnt find. thanks
  18. Need feedback re: suprapubic catheter for person with Quadraplegia

    Hi there. So I've had C6/7 quadraplegia for bout 30 yrs now.I have been using a condom cathter/leg bag the whole time. I have had a few sphincterotomys over the years and my bladder drains fairly...
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    Free pants, 36"wide,custom tailored

    I have 3 pr of pants that a seamstress made for me a long time ago..I'll give them away for free to someone who could use them..They r dress n 1 pr casual,,about 36" wide n 36" length,,,in great...
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    I had a similiar one done in Sept.2013,,after...

    I had a similiar one done in Sept.2013,,after they openened and debrieded they stiched it all up with a drain tube for any drainage..took tube out after bout a week. I was on a clinitron bed for bout...
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    I went to ER on Friday,,my body temp dropped to...

    I went to ER on Friday,,my body temp dropped to 90 deg. Didn't kno that till I got there tho,,went there for the hearing issue, but had a bout with AD the day before."any idea what would cause body...
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    Very low body temperature

    Thanks,,I'm in hospital now,on Friday my body temp dropped to 90 deg. And went into AD,,,their doin some tests,,ultrasound of bladder,kidneys,,abdom.xray to check urological stuff out....a neuro guy...
  23. Thank you,,I'm in hospital now,,my body temp had...

    Thank you,,I'm in hospital now,,my body temp had dropped to 90 deg..and had AD..
  24. Quad with recent loss of arm/hand movement. Anyone experience this?

    I have C6-7 complete Quadraplegia for 31 yrs. now. I've had good arm movement and good extension of both wrists with no finger movement. Recently I've been experiencing some loss of my left arm and...
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    I use a single valve 4" roho...have been for 20+...

    I use a single valve 4" roho...have been for 20+ yrs.now.
    Thanks
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