A 51-year-old male asked about a 78-year-old female:
I have meniges spine cancer, that in 9 months has not spread ,my bowel function is ok ,had my catheter removed at hospital bladder has not as yet returned to.normal in a week am using bed pans due to legs,how will i cope if permernant ?.colostomy?
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Here are some....: I hate to hear but admire your coping ability to handle all what you have gone through especially for one at 78; I respect you. For your current care, I advise: keep up good nutrition and physical exercise and good hygiene even on the bed so to avoid bedsore; consider urinary diversion with suprapubic cystostomy with good care so to avoid urinary soiling, and possible colostomy if defecation....
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Last updated May 28, 2018
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