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    I've done my Instillations myself at home since diagnosis. I recently started seeing a new urologist and he isn't familiar with anyone doing them at home. I've misplaced my original formula write up to show him and don't know what to do. Anyone out there have your formulas to share. He did say they add steroids to the Instillations they do in the office. Thanks for any help!
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    Re: New Dr Not Familiar With At Home Instillations

    I haven't done rescue instillations, but I do know of one combination --- Lidocaine and Heparin in Sodium Bicarbonate --- I don't know the proportions, but hopefully others will be able to tell you. When I did them it was just Heparin in Sodium Bicarbonate.

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