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What's a closed drainage system for my foley?

What's a closed drainage system for my foley?

Prevent infection: Foley catheter is directly connected to collecting bag with out exposing to air thereby preventing infection form out side. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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How would care for my husband's drainage bag?

How would   care for my husband's drainage bag?

By learning: Most of the hospital will teach the families ostomy stomal care, drainage bag care before discharge to home.. Ask them to help you, and they will train you. ( or visiting nurse or your doctor ) most of the equipment is disposable, do not give infection or get one use gloves, use sterile techniques. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: drainage?

What is the definition or description of: drainage?

Fluid: Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected (pus) or non-infected (serous). ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my friend said she has to get drainage and its gross and painful?

More info: Drainage from where? What color? Where is the pain? Is the pain sharp, dull crampy............ ...Read more

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My son is 5 months and coughibg horrible with mucas drainage...what can i do to help him be more comfortable?

My son is 5 months and coughibg horrible with mucas drainage...what can i do to help him be more comfortable?

Take to doctor: How long has child been coughing? If more than a week, might be time to take to pediatrician to make sure it is not a lung infection. most coughs are caused by viral infections and if only lasting a few days, not much to do. Unfortunately there is nothing to give a baby this young for cough. You can try filing a bathroom with steam and sitting with baby in bathroom. ...Read more

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What is best for sinus drainage?

What is best for sinus drainage?

Treat congestion: You should treat your nasal congestion to help your sinuses clear out. If you have allergies, see an allergist and get tested and treated. An over the counter preparation called sinus buster also helps with sinus congestion, worth a try. ...Read more

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Could drainage of cysts cause discharge?

Could drainage of cysts cause discharge?

Depending on : location of cyst - there may be visible drainage. ...Read more

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I have allegies what's good for drainage?

Nasal steroids: Nasal steroids are generally a good place to start, as the treat all kinds of inflammatory sinus disease(allergic and non-allergic). Antihistamines help if there is an allergic component, as do oral decongestants. An evaluation by an otolaryngologist is always helpful to look for causes. ...Read more

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Sweet stinky vaginal drainage what is it?

Sweet stinky vaginal drainage what is it?

Sorry, can't : Diagnose off that info. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Does conjunctivitus drainage cause sores ?

Does conjunctivitus drainage cause sores ?

What kind a sore?: Conjuctival drainage can be from allergy, viral conjunctivitis or bacterial infection. Soreness in a sens of eye pain or sore skin? The eye is sore from source of conjunctivitis that causing drainage. Please see an eye doc. ...Read more

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