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Can I still pass stones down ureter when I have nephrostomy tubs in that kidney? How many days will I have large blood clots and tissue in bag post op

Can I still pass stones down ureter when I have nephrostomy tubs in that kidney? How many days will I have large blood clots and tissue in bag post op

Possibly, depends: Yes a stone could go down ureter with nephrostomy in place..with the tube you are safe from complete obstruction. You did not say how long tube in and plans. Check with your urologist today and get your questions answered. ...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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Sir i perform my surgery of liver cysy before 2 months all is right but I have drainage bag so for and the bile become 400ml why it is not stop?

Sir i perform my surgery of liver cysy before 2 months all is right but I have drainage bag so for and the bile become 400ml why it is not stop?

Healing Takes Time: Hard to say why you are having a bile leak without knowing the anatomical details about your liver surgery. Be patient and give it some more time, but you may require internal catheter drainage (endoscopic or percutaneous) to help this resolve. Sometimes they have to change/upsize the drains to help direct the flow of bile and to heal the tract. Talk to your surgeon. ...Read more

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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

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I was treated for trich & a UTI about a week ago. 2000 Flagyl and a little bag of amoxicillin. I now have lime green clumpy discharge. What is it?

I was treated for trich & a UTI about a week ago. 2000 Flagyl and a little bag of amoxicillin. I now have lime green clumpy discharge. What is it?

Vaginal discharge: Sounds like lime green clumpy discharge of unknown etiology. All kidding aside, this can only be accurately diagnosed after being seen and possibly cultured. There are several bacteria, including pseudomonas (which is resistant to what you have taken) that can produce secondary overgrowth infections. In order to clear it up it may have to be cultured and examined under a microscope. Good luck. ...Read more