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by pal123
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Implants
Topic: What are the signs of an infected implant?
Replies: 12
Views: 851

Re: What are the signs of an infected implant?

The major signs that you can see are pump stuck to the skin and/or thickness around pump and valve that is increasing. High white blood cell count would confirm the infection.
If you get an infection within the first 4 weeks after surgery it means it is aggressive and a salvage may not be possible.
by pal123
Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Implants
Topic: Ready, get set, go?
Replies: 66
Views: 3968

Re: Ready, get set, go?

hi Folks, I have read a few posts where Larry specifically told members to follow doctors orders and that is why I dont think he is saying to ignore Dr's instructions here. He has been very responsive and helpful to me as to many others I am sure. We are all here to help and learn from each other. T...
by pal123
Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Implants
Topic: Infection stories
Replies: 18
Views: 1411

Re: Infection stories

Limpbizcit ,

You say the antibiotics affected your kidney function. Was that only temporary while you are on them or long term.

Thanks,
Pal
by pal123
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Implants
Topic: Issues for out-of-town implants and revisions
Replies: 26
Views: 2218

Re: Issues for out-of-town implants and revisions

MT,

I sent you a private message. Please respond if you can.

Thanks in advance,
Pal
by pal123
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Implants
Topic: post op questions
Replies: 6
Views: 612

Re: post op questions

Thanks guys, I really appreciate the advice and encouraging words. I have been feeling down last few days about the pain and not being mobile, but your kind words do help. Thanks. Alibaba, I have the touch model, but even though I tried I don't think I can activate that feature yet. May be when the ...
by pal123
Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Implants
Topic: post op questions
Replies: 6
Views: 612

post op questions

hello, I had my surgery 2 weeks ago and now in recovery. The surgery went well, and I have been cycling for the last few days or even last week. I still have a couple of issues and I would like to tap into the collective wisdom of the group. I am still having this burning pain in the scrotum and sha...

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