Category «infection»

Part 1 Bacterial Pneumococcal Spinal Meningitis

Bacterial Spinal meningitis has symptoms similar to a cold, flu, or upper respiratory infection. Misdiagnosis of spinal meningitis may have deadly consequences. College freshman that live in dormitories are three times more likely to catch #SpinalMeningitis than young adults in the general population. Since three out of five adolescents that survive meningitis have significant physical …

Skin Health: Eighteen Years Quadriplegic & Zero Bedsores

Ask Cows for Skin Health Tips? Eighteen years ago my first caregiver gave me the best product for skin health. Have you ever heard of bag balm? It is for cow teats to treat chapped teats, but it does wonders for humans. Whenever I have a red spot I slather #BagBalm on that area and …

Part 2: Resistant Bacteria

Resistant Bacteria: PICC Line  On 10-8-2016 due to the highly resistant bacteria the oral antibiotics didn’t work. Therefore my doctor decided to use IV antibiotics and he ordered a PICC line. I had to get it at the hospital, because for placement of the line they use live X-ray. The PICC line (central line) is …