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PD Catheter Repositioning

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marymac9698 Apr 7. 4 Replies

Has anyone had their catheter repositioned? Would like to hear how you found this experience as we are heading to Halifax to try this.

 

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Marymac9698 replied to Marymac9698's discussion PD Catheter Repositioning
"Hey there, Yes we are thinking positive. We are off to Halifax this month, and we are hopeful! We have not had any luck talking to someone who had this done so thanks for the response."
Apr 7
pdboy replied to Marymac9698's discussion PD Catheter Repositioning
"Good Day Mary I had similar issue. They told me I had "gutters" on the sides that held fluid back. Laying down I could not drain enough. Eventually the positioning finally hit right spot and I was able to drain. May need to do couple of…"
Apr 7
Marymac9698 replied to Marymac9698's discussion PD Catheter Repositioning
"Thanks for the reply. While my boyfriends able to fill he's only partially draining, so he had to stay in hemo. They are going to try to reposition but I never really got an explanation on how they do that so thanks for that. Fingers crossed !"
Apr 6
Marymac9698 replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Hi, Things can be a challenge for sure, I find the diet very restrictive for my partner who isn't great with veggies. I think one of the bisect things for us has been to try to stay positive, which on some days can be difficult. Live all the…"
Feb 14
Marymac9698 replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Thanks, I am not sure we will have a choice but good info thanks Lori!"
Feb 7
Marymac9698 replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Yes for sure, I havnt had a lot of opportunity to interact with others in the same boat. Our nurse sees very few patients undertaking PD in our area so info can be hard to come by first hand that is. I have to give my guy credit he's so…"
Feb 7
Marymac9698 replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Yes he totally has the mind set for it too. He had a transplant ten years ago and it has finally stopped working and he has been doing hemo since August. I am def his support and I have his back 100% . I help and support him in everything but on his…"
Feb 7
Marymac9698 replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Thanks so much for the info! I am sure I will get all the supplies squirrelled away, but it sounds like a ton :) I am fretting about the training, I find it rather intimidating. I am hoping I will catch on as it is important to me to understand…"
Feb 7
Marymac9698 replied to The Kidney Foundation of Canada's discussion Introduce Yourself!
"Hi Everyone, My boyfriend and I live in Antigonish NS. He is just waiting to start PD and woukd love to hear how others have fared with this. He has his catheter in and is getting it flushed next week. Live to hear from anyone. :) Mary"
Feb 7
Hilary left a comment for Marymac9698
"Welcome Mary! Lucky partner to have you active in their kidney health. Hope you are able to find some strength and support here :)"
Feb 6
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At 21:37 on February 6, 2017, Hilary said…
Welcome Mary! Lucky partner to have you active in their kidney health. Hope you are able to find some strength and support here :)
 
 
 

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