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I'm wondering can the Foley catheter connect directly to a leg drainage bag?

I'm wondering can the Foley catheter connect directly to a leg drainage bag?

Yes: Ther are different bags do not try to fit one on the foley is supposed to be as sterile as possible manipulating a new bag on may contaminate it. ...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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There are two round, red wounds on my leg that just won't heal with a white center. no drainage, just weeping slightly. Not itchy, getting bigger thou?

There are two round, red wounds on my leg that just won't heal with a white center. no drainage, just weeping slightly. Not itchy, getting bigger thou?

Exam needed: A physician would have to inspect these lesions for diagnosis and treatment. They could be insect bites which are now festering and you might try keeping them clean and applying an antibacterial ointment like bacitracin. See your physician if surrounding redness develops or if the lesions don't heal. ...Read more

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Leg amputated due to osteosarcoma 2 yrs ago. Now in constant pain and have had infection at stump site. Should i try drainage?

Leg amputated due to osteosarcoma 2 yrs ago. Now in constant pain and have had infection at stump site. Should i try drainage?

Please get seen!: What you are describing my be as simple as a small skin infection, or as harsh as a recurrence of the cancer. Please get seen by an orthopedist who specializes in oncology soon. ...Read more

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Leg amputated due to osteosarcoma 2 years ago. Now in constant pain and have had infection at the stump site. Would drainage help?

Need Surgical eval: See your surgeon, or surgical oncologist. It's possible that this is just an abscess, but it could also be a sign of recurrence or a more serious bone infection. Not something to let go! ...Read more

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89 diagnosis w/ lymphadenopathy. Somewhat active, slightly overweight. Noticed clear drainage from back of calf. Leg was wrapped for 2 weeks. No trauma?

89 diagnosis w/ lymphadenopathy.  Somewhat active, slightly overweight.  Noticed clear drainage from back of calf. Leg was wrapped for 2 weeks. No trauma?

Leg drainage: Sometimes when there is extensive swelling of an extremity, it can "weep" clear discharge. I'd be concerned, however, about an infection given the lymphadenopathy. Is there any pain in the area of the leg where the discharge is happening? Is the discharge from one particular spot? If this hasn't been checked by a doctor yet, i wouldn't let it go on much longer before getting it looked at. ...Read more

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I don't have lymphedema but I have drainage issues legs to stomach swelling would "ckls" help my edema drainage issue?

I don't have lymphedema but I have drainage issues legs to stomach swelling would "ckls" help my edema drainage issue?

Careful: Your symptoms could suggest a number of various diagnoses, some of which could be very serious. If you haven't received expert medical advice on the diagnosis responsible for your symptom, i would encourage you do so before embarking on a herbal remedy. ...Read more