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    Jeramie, Thank you so much for the offer....

    Jeramie,
    Thank you so much for the offer. Someone has kindly helped out and I don’t want to take what someone else could use. If I run into a jam with no doctor for a while, I will definitely give...
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    Triumph, i don’t understand it either. My son...

    Triumph,
    i don’t understand it either. My son had surgery yesterday and his surgeon called the wound center about another patient and they told him they have no doctor. I think about these poor...
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    Hi KLD, Sadly, the wound care doctor, who is the...

    Hi KLD,
    Sadly, the wound care doctor, who is the medical director of wound care, passed away July 4th. I spoke to the nurse yesterday and they have no provider to take over now. Things will be very...
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    Thanks gjnl, According to them, the new doctor...

    Thanks gjnl,
    According to them, the new doctor can't write a script for them because David hasn't seen him yet. It makes no sense to me either. It is frustrating because the wounds are finally doing...
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    wound care supplies

    Hi,
    I was wondering if anyone has any wound care supplies. My sons wound care doctor had a stroke and they have a doctor covering for him. My sons appointment was pushed out for a month and they...
  6. Hi Alan, I was wondering if you ever got your...

    Hi Alan,
    I was wondering if you ever got your mattress situation figured out. I bought my son this same mattress and for some reason, it only rotates the top half of his body and he needs the bottom...
  7. Thread: Sore

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    CWO, which dressing would you recommend? The jock...

    CWO, which dressing would you recommend? The jock strap sounds like a good idea once I get this open sore healed. Is there any special ointment I should use along with the dressing?
    Thank you,...
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    Sore

    My paraplegic son has an open area on his scrotum on the inside of his leg. He sweats so much and this happened. His urologist said it happens all the time.
    I use Readi Dry and that has helped very...
  9. Thread: Sweating

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    sweating

    Thank you for the information, KDL. I just purchased a big roll. It sounds like it will do the trick. Not sure what you mean by HO, though, His residual limbs don't move enough to allow frog...
  10. Thread: Sweating

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    Sweating

    My son has had 2 below knee amputations. He is doing well right now but I have one question. What can I do to prevent the sweating between his legs that causes redness and irritation? We keep it...
  11. Thread: air mattress

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    Hi Jeanne, My poor kid has been through a...

    Hi Jeanne,
    My poor kid has been through a wringer. He had a leg amputated a couple of years ago and just had the other one done about 3 weeks ago. I love the rotating mattresses for him with his...
  12. Thread: air mattress

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    air mattress

    Hi everyone,

    I wondered if anyone has or know of someone that has a lal rotating air mattress for a decent price. My son needs one desperately and we have been trying to get one for months with...
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    Colostomy bags

    If anyone can use any Esteem cut to fit, closed system colostomy pouches, we have some to spare. Also, Aquacel for wound care. Just let us know.
    DavesMom, Diane
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    Hi Patrick, Good to see you on here. When David...

    Hi Patrick,
    Good to see you on here. When David left Shock Trauma after his accident, the doctor told him to take Vitamin C daily. He takes 1000 mg every day. He also takes cranberry pills and it...
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    GJ, the bag hangs off the bed on the lower rail...

    GJ, the bag hangs off the bed on the lower rail so it is below the bed level.
    TW, I will check into that. I thought about that anti-reflux thing too.
    Curt, I hope they send the Freedom Clear...
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    Curt, I just called Coloplast and they are...

    Curt,
    I just called Coloplast and they are sending out samples. Thanks so much, it is worth a try,
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    GJ, his level is a T5 complete. He is trying...

    GJ, his level is a T5 complete.
    He is trying different types of condom catheters with the same results. He uses a Bard night time drain bag. I just have no idea what to try next.
    Baldfatdad, I...
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    issues with leaking

    My son David has had sci since 2008. During that time, his bladder leaked and I took him to at least 5 urologists to no avail. The one before last. did a urodynamics and opened up an old deep wound...
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    My son has used a Ride Forward custom cushion for...

    My son has used a Ride Forward custom cushion for years and it has worked very well. The big thing is to have a pressure mapping done first.
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    need a good urologist

    Hi All,
    We have taken David to so many doctors about his urinary issues and have always been disappointed. The doctors either didn't care or just didn't want to treat him. Found one finally that we...
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    My son had a below the knee amputation in...

    My son had a below the knee amputation in February. He had broken his ankle and with the screws they put in it, it never healed but got worse. The wound was actually starting to go up his leg. He...
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    My son gets the same thing and I use Aloe Vesta...

    My son gets the same thing and I use Aloe Vesta protective cream and it seems to help that.
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    You are absolutely right CKF. Research is...

    You are absolutely right CKF. Research is definitely in order but I am curious as to how the magnet is supposed to heal.
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    Hi, I am curious about the magnets and how they...

    Hi,
    I am curious about the magnets and how they heal a wound. Also, how are they to be used. My son has a stubborn wound that wound care can't heal.
    I appreciate the information you can give.
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    Van

    thanks so much for all the input.
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