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Posted 17 days ago by vicki2016 • 1 answer
... wasting. My husband is getting TPN as nutrition 24/7 for 30 days straight to build him up! However, after only two days of the pic line and TPN the pump and battery failed!!! Are you kidding me!!! Is it common for pic lines to have pump and battery failures, or was this just a one time ...
Total Parenteral Nutrition - Im on TPN for almost 3 months after small bowel obstruction surgery and
Posted 19 days ago by Wettnutts1 • 0 answers
... im hungry all the time
I have been gaining weight since I started midodrine is this a side effect. I have been following a?
Posted 10 Nov 2016 by carlamgarcia1 • 0 answers
... nutrition and exercise routine for months and it is not helping. does anyone else have that issue?
Posted 19 Mar 2016 by hc1118 • 0 answers
... In this fourth week I get chills for about an hour after starting each night. I have tried leaving the bag out of the fridge to let it get closer to room temperature, but that hasn't helped much. Any suggestions?
Total Parenteral Nutrition - Having had 5 months in hospital, I now find I have to have TPN 6 nights
Posted 15 Mar 2016 by Liz342 • 0 answers
... a week, I want to go on holiday in the UK for one week in May and to date, my nursing suppliers have said that they are unable to provide me with a nurse to set up the feeds.. What can I do about this, any help, advice, support would be great. Thank you. Liz
Posted 8 Oct 2015 by woodstork • 1 answer
... I had knee replacement 5 yrs ago, this year 2 foot surgeries, have osteo in my hands. I am 69 yrs old. Any help appreciated
Posted 24 Mar 2015 by Annie1811 • 1 answer
My dad has just had his small and large intestine removed, as a result of calcification of the vessels. He's never smoked, isn't a diabetic and he is a very fit and active 59 year old. They believe it is the result of radiotherapy he received 35 years ago for testicular cancer. This has ...
Posted 10 Dec 2014 by amy232 • 1 answer
I want to start taking Fat Metabolisers from nutrition headquarters (holland and Barret) but will it stop loestrin 30 from working
Posted 28 Sep 2014 by blue4diamonds • 1 answer
He can not eat or drink it is becoming impossible, he is waiting to get a CT scan than after he will have his esophagus widened but in the meantime he needs some nutrition we do try boost but sometimes that does not work. Is there anything he can do to get something in him?
Posted 12 Feb 2014 by h0pe2c0pe • 1 answer
My wife has been fighting depression, migraines, and asthma for years. It is only getting worse. We added some B vitamins years ago to help with asthma, and they helped. Some magnesium citrate for migraines, and Vitamin D,and folic acid for depression. She also has Acid re-flux, and has taken ...
If you should stop taking the Glucophage(2X500mg per day) for some days in order to have CT scanner?
Posted 26 Nov 2013 by mariavm • 2 answers
... and another CT,lets say for a period of a week, please tell me what nutrition would have? My father is in this situation now and I m thinking of giving him only proteins(such as chicken breast) for these days
Posted 15 Feb 2013 by lynnolden • 2 answers
Have any of you been told by your nutritionist that using TPN long term is bad and will destroy your liver?
Posted 26 Jan 2013 • 2 answers
After many SBOs, frustrated that doctors don't seem to be very connected to diet and nutrition. Have others found diets that work?
Posted 8 Sep 2012 by ashladdagirl75 • 2 answers
Could a person survive on an all liquid diet of meal replacement drinks like Ensure or Boost, that are full of protein and nutrients, for life?
Posted 11 Nov 2012 by misshinryu • 1 answer
He is on carbamazepine, simvastatin, risperdone and venlafaxine. Would like to know more about different herbs and foods that he needs to stay away from. I know about avoiding grapefruit and risperdone can promote hyperglycemia. Where can I get more info regarding this? Thanks.