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Puck it

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I thought I would start this. Shoulder is still having issues. Saw ortho today and going for a MRI. It looks like surgey is need to get ROM back. 2-3 month recovery. I wish I went in July like I orignally thought.
 

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Not an injury but I'm still waiting to pass a kidney stone...first flare-up was on 12 August. Had a fun afternoon in the ER that day and I've had two other flare-ups since.
 

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Still have a torn mcl but i guess working on it all summer was kind of like physical therapy.. Well see the first powder day how it feels for sure.. Probably will suck


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Not an injury but I'm still waiting to pass a kidney stone...first flare-up was on 12 August. Had a fun afternoon in the ER that day and I've had two other flare-ups since.
What's a "flare up?" Just curious - a year ago I had a big kidney stone removed - never passed it when small, apparently. Horrible recovery - but I'm always nervous about a new one forming. So if it didn't pass in August, what are doctors waiting for? Still hoping it'll pass naturally? The winter before my procedure was tough - didn't know what was wrong and keep skiing through pain...but at least I could keep skiing lol.
 

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What's a "flare up?" Just curious - a year ago I had a big kidney stone removed - never passed it when small, apparently. Horrible recovery - but I'm always nervous about a new one forming. So if it didn't pass in August, what are doctors waiting for? Still hoping it'll pass naturally? The winter before my procedure was tough - didn't know what was wrong and keep skiing through pain...but at least I could keep skiing lol.

Flare-ups of pain in the flank area...pretty intense, never had pain make me nauseous before. Percocet really didn't help after a bit but fortunately the pains subsided (for now).

When the did the CT scan it was 7mm which is on the big side to pass, but I'm giving it time. If I was in really intense pain or in pain for days I'd be definitely be bugging my PCP for a urologist consult...but for now I'm trying to avoid any additional help.
 

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Flare-ups of pain in the flank area...pretty intense, never had pain make me nauseous before. Percocet really didn't help after a bit but fortunately the pains subsided (for now).

When the did the CT scan it was 7mm which is on the big side to pass, but I'm giving it time. If I was in really intense pain or in pain for days I'd be definitely be bugging my PCP for a urologist consult...but for now I'm trying to avoid any additional help.

I had one that wouldn't pass in Dec 2010. I had a big ski trip planned for New Year's time frame. About a week before trip I finally decided to do out patient rotor router procedure. It's a little scary what they gotta do via your johnson, but I was knocked out for that and it went well. They even grabbed a second stone while in there. Left for ski trip on time and had fun. Modern medicine came through for me on that one and I'd do it again under the same circumstances.
At Alta (Catherines) early Jan 2011:
 

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Broke a bone in my foot hiking about 2 months ago. Good timing. Swelling is gone and my foot once again fits into my ski boot without much pain. One more month to get back to close to 100%
 

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Flare-ups of pain in the flank area...pretty intense, never had pain make me nauseous before. Percocet really didn't help after a bit but fortunately the pains subsided (for now).

When the did the CT scan it was 7mm which is on the big side to pass, but I'm giving it time. If I was in really intense pain or in pain for days I'd be definitely be bugging my PCP for a urologist consult...but for now I'm trying to avoid any additional help.

Do they still do the non-alcoholic beer trick? I will never forget my grandfather going in to the hospital to have one blasted and walking into his room prior to the procedure and seeing a six pack of Budweiser. Apparently the doc performing the procedure insisted he drink a bunch of N/A beer the day before because the acids can assist in breaking down the stone. I've never found research supporting this but always remembered the 6 pack on his hospital room tray.
 

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I thought I would start this. Shoulder is still having issues. Saw ortho today and going for a MRI. It looks like surgey is need to get ROM back. 2-3 month recovery. I wish I went in July like I orignally thought.

When Wendy broke her shoulder she left the fractures around the humerus head heal then went to PT and unfortunately never got 100% range of motion back. To get it back it would need surgery and she opted for limited range above her head. Her POV, as long as she could use her poles to get around she was good.
 

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Do they still do the non-alcoholic beer trick? I will never forget my grandfather going in to the hospital to have one blasted and walking into his room prior to the procedure and seeing a six pack of Budweiser. Apparently the doc performing the procedure insisted he drink a bunch of N/A beer the day before because the acids can assist in breaking down the stone. I've never found research supporting this but always remembered the 6 pack on his hospital room tray.
Never heard of it...would be willing to try something if I really thought it would work.

Still nothing yet.

One other issue I've been dealing with is an ingrown toenail. Had it trimmed a few years ago but it grew back. Might seem trivial but I actually had to cancel an early season ski trip once because putting boots on was painful.
 

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I had one that wouldn't pass in Dec 2010. I had a big ski trip planned for New Year's time frame. About a week before trip I finally decided to do out patient rotor router procedure. It's a little scary what they gotta do via your johnson, but I was knocked out for that and it went well. They even grabbed a second stone while in there. Left for ski trip on time and had fun. Modern medicine came through for me on that one and I'd do it again under the same circumstances.
At Alta (Catherines) early Jan 2011:

Not looking forward to that possibility...not worried about the procedure itself but I am concerned if they leave a catheter behind. Unfortunately I think the stone is too far down to be blasted.
 

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Never heard of it...would be willing to try something if I really thought it would work.

Still nothing yet.

One other issue I've been dealing with is an ingrown toenail. Had it trimmed a few years ago but it grew back. Might seem trivial but I actually had to cancel an early season ski trip once because putting boots on was painful.

Probably cut the nail more often, with curve at the sides, but not as much of a curve, or as straight as you did. Have found the two opposite cutting styles produce the painful growth into skin....you just need to get the side edge(s) growing out flatter..like the nail's end edge. I think I might go for a 2nd opinion/game-plan, with another specialist, on the stones...just for the heck of it. What do you have to lose?...excuse the Trumpism.
 
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Do they still do the non-alcoholic beer trick? I will never forget my grandfather going in to the hospital to have one blasted and walking into his room prior to the procedure and seeing a six pack of Budweiser. Apparently the doc performing the procedure insisted he drink a bunch of N/A beer the day before because the acids can assist in breaking down the stone. I've never found research supporting this but always remembered the 6 pack on his hospital room tray.

sounds like you need to start the research of your own:beer:


I thought I would start this. Shoulder is still having issues. Saw ortho today and going for a MRI. It looks like surgey is need to get ROM back. 2-3 month recovery. I wish I went in July like I orignally thought.

I hoped to continue tradition starting ski season skiing with you:sadwalk:
 

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Not looking forward to that possibility...not worried about the procedure itself but I am concerned if they leave a catheter behind. Unfortunately I think the stone is too far down to be blasted.
Mine sucked - had stent for a few days that fucking killed. I've had 3 c-sections and this was worse than all of them, combined. I've heard passing a stone is painful - so pick your poison - mine could have just been worse than usual and first time under general anesthesia which made me sick for a day after. But saved my life - my stone was 1.3cm I think, would have killed me eventually if not taken out. Good luck getting rid of that fucker!
 

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I thought I would start this. Shoulder is still having issues. Saw ortho today and going for a MRI. It looks like surgey is need to get ROM back. 2-3 month recovery. I wish I went in July like I orignally thought.

Seems to me your ROM can wait until next Spring ... :daffy:
 

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Not looking forward to that possibility...not worried about the procedure itself but I am concerned if they leave a catheter behind. Unfortunately I think the stone is too far down to be blasted.

Depending on the situation they stent the kidney and do not leave a catheter in. But other times they do both and suture the stent to the catheter so they can pull it out without having to go "in" to get it.


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Depending on the situation they stent the kidney and do not leave a catheter in. But other times they do both and suture the stent to the catheter so they can pull it out without having to go "in" to get it.


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mine went from kidney all the way out - so I could pull it out myself. No catheter at all. When I pulled it out I almost passed out once I saw how freaking long it was lol. Didn't hurt - but then I got spasms a few hours later that put me in a few hours of "10" on pain scale. Thank god for opioids. Hoping I don't get anther but yesterday was a year and day since my procedure and my kidney was aching :(. Fuck.
 

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mine went from kidney all the way out - so I could pull it out myself. No catheter at all. When I pulled it out I almost passed out once I saw how freaking long it was lol. Didn't hurt - but then I got spasms a few hours later that put me in a few hours of "10" on pain scale. Thank god for opioids. Hoping I don't get anther but yesterday was a year and day since my procedure and my kidney was aching :(. Fuck.

I would guess if you straightened out one of those it would go from your hip to the tip of you nose😱 (exaggerated for effect) the spasms are nearly as bad as the stones.


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