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    Aquafor is not a moisturizer - it's a mixture of...

    Aquafor is not a moisturizer - it's a mixture of petroleum jelly and other oils that keep water out and reduce friction which is often the cause of sacral sores caused by leaning back in bed or chair...
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    I use a standing chair and a standing desk at...

    I use a standing chair and a standing desk at both work and home (I work at home 2 days/week) and the safest positions are tilted back or standing when it comes to pressure sores. I only stand about...
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    I have moderate spasticity so keep that in mind,...

    I have moderate spasticity so keep that in mind, but I resolved an early stage 2 on my sacrum and a stage 1 on my butt cheek by using Aquafor night and morning (thin coat to reduce friction) and...
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    It really hadn't helped much for nerve pain after...

    It really hadn't helped much for nerve pain after a few weeks. Every time the doc increased my dose, the pain levels would drop but then creep back up over a few weeks. Missing a dose was hell...
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    Increased spasticity after quitting Lyrica

    It's been almost three months since I stopped taking Lyrica and, without question, my baseline spasticity is increased over what it was on Lyrica. It's tolerable.

    I'm under the impression Lyrica...
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    Sticky: I'm T3 complete but you know what's weird? I can...

    I'm T3 complete but you know what's weird? I can breath! Isn't that amazing even though my lungs are below my injury. What's more, I can fire my hip flexors slightly and, when my knees are blocked by...
  7. Thread: Corona Virus?

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    They can't. They're down 700 employees since...

    They can't. They're down 700 employees since Trump took office and he just slashed the US contribution to the WHO. Pretty stupid.
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    I've had botox 4 times. First two lasted 5-6...

    I've had botox 4 times. First two lasted 5-6 months, third only 2 months, so we bumped to 300 units (from 200) and I'm in month two now. I'm complete so the procedure is pretty quick since I don't...
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    Spoke to a couple friends in China. One from...

    Spoke to a couple friends in China. One from Wuhan but he moved to Wuxi a couple years back. People are working from home and staying in as much as they can to avoid exposure. Nobody knows anything...
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    Ah, I see some people are being barred from...

    Ah, I see some people are being barred from WeChat for discussing the government’s mishandling of the situation. Typical oppressive China. Not unlike the America that most Trumpers want where the...
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    If they still have phone and internet? Of...

    If they still have phone and internet?
    Of course they do. Wuhan is a thriving tech center with thousands of US company satellites and US citizen employees. Travel is restricted to prevent spread of...
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    Sure. I’ll ask, but they’ve not mentioned it yet,...

    Sure. I’ll ask, but they’ve not mentioned it yet, so I truly doubt it.
  13. I didn’t read it all but have a friend who is a...

    I didn’t read it all but have a friend who is a pain researcher and the idea is to only partially express the anti-pain gene stuff.
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    I don't read or watch CNN or Fox. You shouldn't...

    I don't read or watch CNN or Fox. You shouldn't either. Fox viewers score dead last in tests on current events. PBS and NPR viewers/listeners score the highest.

    Anyway, yeah, a doctor in China...
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    Brilliant!

    Brilliant!
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    Oldtimer, Zerohedge is a known bullshit site. ...

    Oldtimer, Zerohedge is a known bullshit site.

    It's one scammer who has been banned from trading securities FOR LIFE owing to prior fraud.

    Eat up.
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    It's spreading fast. It's mortality rate is...

    It's spreading fast.

    It's mortality rate is less than one-third that of SARS and less about one-fifteenth that of MERS.

    Chance of death if you get MERS: 34%
    Chance of death if you get SARS:...
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    Yeah. Once these stage 1 are gone I can do a tilt...

    Yeah. Once these stage 1 are gone I can do a tilt of about fifteen degrees with the wedges I got during in patient.
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    Is there any way to mitigate this? I guess the...

    Is there any way to mitigate this? I guess the best way to watch TV is in my power chair tilted back. In bed is nice, but not worth an ulcer.
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    Finally, the Apocalypse is here! Whew, I was...

    Finally, the Apocalypse is here!
    Whew, I was afraid I'd miss it.
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    I just put a pillow under my torso or get my wife...

    I just put a pillow under my torso or get my wife to bring out the massage table when I want to prone. Biggest issue is my nose clogs up in that position (might be my cat allergy).

    Has anyone used...
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    By the time I got to the wound doc at around 3...

    By the time I got to the wound doc at around 3 yesterday, the sacral stage 2 had closed (a bit more than 24 hours after finding it) and the area of redness on the butt cheek has shrunk a fair bit....
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    I’m seeing ads on Amazon for gel based,...

    I’m seeing ads on Amazon for gel based, anti-ulcer pads for placement under the lower back and buttocks. Do there’s actually work? I have a hard time with side sleeping beyond 10-15 degrees owing to...
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    Thanks CWO.

    Thanks CWO.
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    Stage 2 sacral question

    Found it today. Just above the butt crack small crack on a red area. Arranging to see wound doc tomorrow through my GP via text (he?s a friend). GP thinks I?m ok to sit since it doesn?t touch...
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