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  1. I believe early on in my case the bacteria was...

    I believe early on in my case the bacteria was eradicated as I went about 2 years before getting another infection, and my guess was it was reinfected by a uti. I wouldn't know if a bacteria could...
  2. Thank you nameless SCI nurse, I hope no one was...

    Thank you nameless SCI nurse, I hope no one was confused by my mistake, and apologize to anyone who thought I was referring to laying down in submission.
  3. I hope it isn't a prostrate infection xsf, they...

    I hope it isn't a prostrate infection xsf, they are a nightmare. 6 weeks is not long enough from my experience, more like 80-90 days. Once you get a prostrate infection, the chance of it recurring...
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    Sounds like bladder mucosa. I've experience much...

    Sounds like bladder mucosa. I've experience much the same after a Vetericyn bladder flush.
  5. A milky discharge at the end is one of the...

    A milky discharge at the end is one of the indications of a prostrate infection, another is recurrent uti's of the same bacteria.
  6. Thread: Handcycle Flag

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    The rebel flag's cool!

    The rebel flag's cool!
  7. What size catheters are you using? Going to the...

    What size catheters are you using? Going to the next size smaller might help with the blockage issue. Really have to do everything possible to minimize trauma to the urethra.
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    They're both quinolones, if the bacteria is...

    They're both quinolones, if the bacteria is sensitive to cipro it will be to Levaquin. Was the bacteria rated sensitive to cipro, and not intermediate? Yes, the quinolones can lead to tendon rupture,...
  9. Thread: Handcycle Flag

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    I'd try Bike-on, they have a lot of handcycle...

    I'd try Bike-on, they have a lot of handcycle stuff and are really knowledgeable.
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    He once said he had no reason to go out for...

    He once said he had no reason to go out for hamburger when he had steak at home. Sopposedly Joanne didn't care much for that statement. Yes, great couple.
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    From my experience with Vetericyn it won't...

    From my experience with Vetericyn it won't penetrate much into tissue, I would take the full course of Keflex. After the course Vetericyn and/or medical honey will help healing and reduce the odds of...
  12. A foley would make things easier. Using Vetericyn...

    A foley would make things easier. Using Vetericyn when you insert it would minimize the odds of a uti.
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    Has your husband had his vitamin D level checked?...

    Has your husband had his vitamin D level checked? A low level impairs the immune system, and sci's seem to have lower levels of D. Mine was at 11 (40 is ok) and I was getting a lot of uti's.
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    It helps a little but has never eliminated a uti...

    It helps a little but has never eliminated a uti or colonization of e-coli for me. I find VVF and raw garlic much more effective, and they have eliminated an e-coli colonization of >100,000/ml. last...
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    In theory it makes sense, but from my experience...

    In theory it makes sense, but from my experience it doesn't hold true, and been told the same by lab techs and doctors antibiotics can make it difficult to culture even a resistant bacteria.
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    It has happened to me more than a few times, as...

    It has happened to me more than a few times, as well as others. In my case perhaps the Vetericyn flushes were the reasons, but still managed to grow a culture a few times with them. For the non...
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    Apply desitin to the area you concerned with, it...

    Apply desitin to the area you concerned with, it will prevent the condom from sticking togeter as well. Another solution is buying condoms without adhesives and applying an adhesive.
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    I had that happened tp me 6 years ago when I had...

    I had that happened tp me 6 years ago when I had a uti, developed into uro sepsis that I was lucky to survive. Don't wait at all to see a Dr. if you start feeling at all bad.
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    Recurring uti's of the same bacteria can be...

    Recurring uti's of the same bacteria can be caused with prostrate infections (and stones), and 10 days of antibiotics is far too short a course. Prostrate Specific Antigen levels rise with an...
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    "You can't run away forever, but there's nothing...

    "You can't run away forever, but there's nothing wrong with getting a good headstart".

    Meatloaf, "Rock n Roll dreams come true".
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    Happy Birthday Rachelle, you have the most...

    Happy Birthday Rachelle, you have the most wonderful day!
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    I ride an 80's quickie titanium. Main complaint...

    I ride an 80's quickie titanium. Main complaint is the armrests which have aluminum blocks that are grooved for bolts in their holding system, they become loose and sloppy quickly. I had stainless...
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    Bactrim is an antibiotic, taking it as a low dose...

    Bactrim is an antibiotic, taking it as a low dose preventative measure will breed resistant bacteria. I would look into other means of preventing uti's.
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    congrats on your new ride!

    congrats on your new ride!
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    Yes, fatigue, mind in a fog, tired eyes, sleeping...

    Yes, fatigue, mind in a fog, tired eyes, sleeping and napping excessively... . You're more than welcome, glad all my years of experience dealing with uti's could help.
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