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  1. If you consistently get bloody urine, then the...

    If you consistently get bloody urine, then the catheter is irritating your bladder and causing some damage. You'll probably start presenting the other symptoms of a UTI if that continues also. Make...
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    Very,very sad. His posts reflected years of hard...

    Very,very sad. His posts reflected years of hard knocks experience and were chock full of useful info. One valuable lesson that I bet he would like us to remember: Have your medical directive in...
  3. Thread: Caster Locks

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    Ain't that the truth?.....:)

    Ain't that the truth?.....:)
  4. Thread: Caster Locks

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    I had the caster locks on my Quickie for awhile. ...

    I had the caster locks on my Quickie for awhile. They were a little bit of a PITA to use as noted in some of the other posts plus they are just one more thing you have to tend to during maintenance....
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    My condolences. You've got ten years on me. I've...

    My condolences. You've got ten years on me. I've had a long, productive life. But the situation still sucks every day. A little more some days, a little less others. But every day....
  6. I had a similar situation with a sore on my...

    I had a similar situation with a sore on my coccyx. It healed up but after a while it started to develop a scaly, white appearance. I could just barely see it with my mirror, so I applied lotion to...
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    I've had mine for several years. I keep the...

    I've had mine for several years. I keep the control nearby and when it's time to turn, I crank the pressure up to 100. Makes it much easier to push against the mattress and roll one way or the...
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    What's your routine for getting the chair in and...

    What's your routine for getting the chair in and out? Do you reach behind the seat and pull the chair in or ?. I'm interested because I've been thinking about a lowered truck for awhile and it...
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    I use Rochester (now Bard) Wide Band. Careful...

    I use Rochester (now Bard) Wide Band. Careful with the skin prep with these as they can be difficult to get off.
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    I can appreciate wanting to change oil yourself,...

    I can appreciate wanting to change oil yourself, but it's not worth the hassle for me. But this lift looks useful for other things, like working on handcycle and chair. How do you jack it up? Use...
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    I have two chairs also, but my carpet still looks...

    I have two chairs also, but my carpet still looks like the Oregon Trail. I had it commercially cleaned for awhile but gave up eventually as the ruts came back in a very short time. Have fake wood...
  12. Breaking down and dragging a big steel chair into...

    Breaking down and dragging a big steel chair into a vehicle was a non-starter for me, so I've used a converted van since I got out of rehab 27 years ago. But this video had me thinking about a...
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    I wear Lands End boxer briefs. They do have a...

    I wear Lands End boxer briefs. They do have a soft seam, but it's up your hip further and you aren't sitting directly on it. I'd be sitting on my balls all day if I went commando....
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    Yup, their jeans will now cost you a Benjamin per...

    Yup, their jeans will now cost you a Benjamin per pair. Having said that, I bit the sour weinie and ordered two pairs about a month ago. They were delivered in less than two weeks and are very high...
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    Don't use an inside armrest but use the armrest...

    Don't use an inside armrest but use the armrest on the driver's door a lot. No real tricks other than using a necker knob and bracing against the drivers door as needed.
  16. I'm now buying their seats with the ComfortTuff...

    I'm now buying their seats with the ComfortTuff upholstery. It's a bit like neoprene, but much, much more durable than their vinyl. It's spendy like all ActiveAid products, but I'm definitely sold...
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    My condolences. I'm the same vintage you are and...

    My condolences. I'm the same vintage you are and have had a long, productive life. But the situation still sucks every day. A little more some days, a little less others. But every day....
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    Consumer Reports has recommended the Walmart...

    Consumer Reports has recommended the Walmart Everlast brand and that's what I use in my VMI Honda. I replace it every 3 years regardless. Decent price and free installation. Also, a mechanic told...
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    Cipro and Macrobid are both fairly specific to...

    Cipro and Macrobid are both fairly specific to urinary tract infections. Back when I was in UTI hell, my urologist would prescribe Keflex if I was running a fever and had severe chills. But he...
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    Once you have a full blown UTI (you know, the one...

    Once you have a full blown UTI (you know, the one where your pee looks like a milkshake), you will not be able to kick it without taking antibiotics, IMHO. As stated above, try to get a culture and...
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    70 on my back, 40 on my side. The remote is a...

    70 on my back, 40 on my side. The remote is a lifesaver.....
  22. Thread: minivan ?

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    If you are a para, getting into a minivan with...

    If you are a para, getting into a minivan with the kneel engaged is easy. It's not real tough to get in with the kneel off, if you are a strong hombre.
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    Those last two posts pretty much blow up...

    Those last two posts pretty much blow up everything I was taught about IC. 'Course, my urologist once told me that he has a patient that carries a red rubber cath in his boot for use whenever. I...
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    I have the ActiveAid seat. I had an upholstery...

    I have the ActiveAid seat. I had an upholstery shop make a soft case for it. You have to watch out for high toilet seats in ADA rooms in most hotels now because they limit your a**hole access, even...
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    gjnl speaks the truth. My experience mirrors...

    gjnl speaks the truth. My experience mirrors his. Started out with a leg bag and external condom. No meds, no cathing. Worked for a few years but I always had trouble with UTI's. Finally got bad...
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