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Ureteral Drainage Bag
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
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
I have a ureteral stricture that will be resected later this month. I have had a neph tube since April of this year and had it changed out in July. Currently, the urine from my drain bag has a distinct sulfur smell. The urine from my bladder, however, has
Easy: Rinse your bag with water . Add one teaspoon of Clorox or any bleach to the bag. Do this daily. Voila! No sulfur odor, Or very little . ...Read more
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
I have a bag for gallbladder drainage.. why is it light light yellow almost clear sometimes.. then heavy yellow greenish other times.. even brownish ?
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
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
Dad has a condom catheter. I noticed the drainage tube is full. Is this normal? Urine is in bag too but thought tube normally empty.
Condom cath: Gravity impacts the flow in tube to the bag...Back flow from the bag to the tube should not be possible. ...Read more
What to do if i got slightly sunburnt around my eyes, now the bags under my right eye are swollen and producing discharge.?
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
Im 21 weeks pregnant with a leaking waterbag now in seeing a lot of slimy stuff, Should I be worried since I have little to no water In The bag and now this mucus discharge?
Pregnant: let your OB know what is happening ...Read more
40 weeks pregnant just wiped and noticed a sticky milky clear discharge is it safe to have sex or is my bag leaking?
Diameter approx. 3mm: Normal ureter is too narrow to be seen by ultrasound ...Read more
Here are some...: First, one needs to know & assure what is the indication for ureteral reconstruction, congenital or acquired causes for ureteral blockage. How to do it depends on the location & extent of ureteral pathology, patient's general health, understanding, etc. Nowadays, this procedure can be done usually very safely by laparoscopic or open... More? Ask your intended urologist for specific details.... ...Read more
What is your Q?: Would you please detail when, where, and how you've suffered from the pain in left ureteral area and when you underwent URS operation? Without these specific info, it's hard to address your concern to the point. So, please give us those and we in Healthtap.com are ready to help. Thank you for trusting Healthtap and best wish ... ...Read more
After having a ureteral reimplantations in 1996 i've been having issues is it possible i would have to get the surgery again to fix the same problem?
Unclear: If you had a surgical procedure as a child and now have symptoms, you should see a doctor to have your symptoms evaluated. There is no way to tell over the internet what you may need. ...Read more
Ureteroplasty: if surgery confined to ureter between kidney & bladder or or ureteral reimplant if end of damaged ureter is removed & ureter above damaged area reimplanted into the bladder. Sometimes so called "Boari flap" of bladder is used to bridge a gap between end of damaged ureter & bladder &/or Psoas hitch to remove tension from ureter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer