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Today 11:28
Any Information is Appreciated - Worried Anne, Express Scripts is a mail-only pharmacy service. Among its clients is the Department of Defense for dependents. I have to get all my prescriptions through them. Don't know if they would stock physician-only stuff. But anything is worth a try SA
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Yesterday 21:13
Newly diagnosed, had a TURB two weeks ago. Marble, Pyridium is available OTC -- but probably best to check with your doctor; Pyridium Generic Name: phenazopyridine (fen AY zoe PIR i deen) Brand Names: Azo-Gesic, Azo-Standard, Baridium, Phenazo, Prodium, Pyridiate, Pyridium, Re-Azo, Uricalm,...
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Yesterday 20:52
Best Anniversary Ever So happy to read your happy news, Catherine!!! Hip Hip Hooray!!! Anita
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bcg
Yesterday 14:22
bcg BCG is not like a quick shot or antibiotic that "works" and that is it. Its purpose is to stimulate the immune system in the bladder lining (which is why is it sometimes very irritating) to fight off any foreign cells that are there or that might form. We...
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MHY
Yesterday 12:39
Second Opionion before Bioposy Sara Anne, Thank you for the clear and concise explanation for obtaining a second opinion. I will keep your words close at hand since this is a keeper. Would you or anyone on this forum be able to suggest a second opinion for pathology? I remember...
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Yesterday 11:15
Husband's pain So sorry to hear about your husband's problems. Patients often have some pain or discomfort after a TURB, but not as much as you report. Your husband really needs to discuss the pain with the urologist who can probably help with it. As for the other...
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Yesterday 08:02
Blood in urine I got the results from the path report today. It was just inflammed scar-tissue. I will have a ct-scan just to rule out something going on in the upper tracts. But, as it looks, good news!
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