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    I purchase a clear plastic tapered tip bottle...

    I purchase a clear plastic tapered tip bottle with attached cap at Wal-mart, same type you see in a restaurant, $.99 fill it with bleach, it easily fits into the drainage bag tubing and can be...
  2. Just curious Kamakze, are you pretty sure the...

    Just curious Kamakze, are you pretty sure the condom is sealed completely so that no urine is weeping that may contribute to cause of redness? Is the red irritation on back of scrotum in contact with...
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    Do you take anything for muscle spasms, Valium,...

    Do you take anything for muscle spasms, Valium, Baclofin??? Possible contributors???
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    Are, or did you change medications...

    Are, or did you change medications during/following skin flap procedure. The down time in bed may also have a subtle affect w/bladder draining from laying down for long periods. At time's if I drink...
  5. Experience over time has taught me that when back...

    Experience over time has taught me that when back to back infections occur it generally is because the 1st infection was not completely cured. 10 day's on CIPRO isn't uncommon. Get the urine cultured...
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    C-7 quad 30 years post, never even sat in a power...

    C-7 quad 30 years post, never even sat in a power chair. Played W/C rugby 10 years with many C-5, C-6 quads use only manual chairs, they're pretty determined people. just saying. These days they...
  7. 30 years post injury C-7 quad, semi incomplete....

    30 years post injury C-7 quad, semi incomplete. Through a process of trial and error after few months post injury I stopped using suppositories because I found them coming out with the stool during...
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    I have sat on a Roho high profile single valve...

    I have sat on a Roho high profile single valve for over 30 years. Only sore I've gotten was due to a cut from transferring and hitting my butt on a guard on my rugby chair 10 yrs ago. Myself like you...
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    I agree

    Yes I think you're correct. Each day the swelling is slowly getting better and I believe the sweating while laying only on my left side is due to trauma. Just toughing it out till its better.
    Thanks...
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    No Standing

    No I am not able to stand, spasms only. The 1st break was severe, bad fall on right knee. The Doc did a very good job putting it back together with a long heavy duty rod. The 2nd break was about 1-2...
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    Thanks

    I am on medicaid until 01-01-14 so I have limited coverage. I've worked full time since paralyzed and had my job position eliminated when the space pprogram cuts went through, so not having full...
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    SCI Nurse Broken Right Femur Question

    About 18 months ago I took a front flip off my shower bench due to a severe spasm and came down hard on my right knee breaking my femur a couple inches above the knee. Good surgeon fixed it up and...
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    See a Specialist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Asking questions here helps but from what you are posting your wound is changing, but no one here can diagnose it. It's possible it may be getting worse, I wouldn't wait another day to see a wound...
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    Thank you

    I have good insurance that may pay for it with Dr's request. I will have to go through the insurance process with their Dr's review and approval. Just Google HGH Wound Care and you will find numerous...
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    Nurse - HGH for Wound Healing

    I just spent 3 1/2 months in the hospital and rehab having a skin flap done. Unfortunately 3 stitches broke after about 12 weeks, everything else looks great except healing this last 3.5 cm. It's...
  16. Nurse - HGH for Wound Healing

    I just spent 3 1/2 months in the hospital and rehab having a skin flap done. Unfortunately 3 stitches broke after about 12 weeks, everything else looks great except healing this last 3.5 cm. It's...
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    Your question is a little vague. The AD symptoms...

    Your question is a little vague. The AD symptoms sound like you may possibly still have a bladder infection. Is your bladder spastic? Do you cath, and do you notice any AD symptoms during cathing. Is...
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    Ry, Best of luck healing up. I'm going for an...

    Ry,
    Best of luck healing up. I'm going for an eval on Friday for a sore I've been trying to heal for years, possibly looking to get a flap, doing it at Miam"Jackson Memorial". My biggest problem is...
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    Ry, Nurse is right as usual, don't pop it, it...

    Ry,
    Nurse is right as usual, don't pop it, it will dry on it's own and the outside skin will fall off in a couple weeks, it will actually protect the under-skin. Be careful once it does because the...
  20. Wonder if this young man will qualify and or...

    Wonder if this young man will qualify and or benefit from the Geron trial? Dam I hate to see new injuries, those of us with an SCI just hold our breath and hope for the best that others don't have to...
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    Ry, Be cautious; I’m not entirely convinced...

    Ry,
    Be cautious; I’m not entirely convinced you’re not putting too much pressure on your butt. When you weight shift do you push up or do you lean from side to side? Either way, be careful about...
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    I've used the bard 32 oz since 84, have had a...

    I've used the bard 32 oz since 84, have had a couple issues and figured out what to do, before putting it on I run some fresh water through, drain the bag a blow a puff oif air into it to open the...
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    See your Dr and get some Silverdine "sp" works...

    See your Dr and get some Silverdine "sp" works great for surface burns and scrapes, plus it aids in keeping infection away. Neosporin will help until you do. Don't weight shift using that elbow, also...
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    May you be Blessed in Peace

    RIP Susan.
    Spider,
    Thank you for sharing your post with us. I have been a member here to long and don't post often. I remember when you were first injured, and at times very bitter. You chose the...
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    Bridging

    Rybread,
    I pretty much live alone, son in college and work, so I too have to get up to fix meals and eat. I try to keep sitting to less then 4 hours a day, I understand it doesn't always work out...
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