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    What is a DMSO? I am doing instillations and was wondering if that is what a DMSO is?
    I know it is a stupid question.
    Thanks,
    Kirsten

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    don't never think that a question is stupid that is how we learn i know i for one ask alot of question but if i didn't ask i wouldnt never no right?
    i'm pretty sure your instillations is a dmso treatment are you taking them at home threw a cath. or is your doctor's office giving them to you threw a cath? i use the heparin and marcaine which i have to take one in a few mis i had this awful craveing for some O.J. i just had to have it banghead and that was 10 mins ago and its already hit my bladder like a ball of fire. blah but when i take that it should settle everything down.
    sending you hugs & prayers
    Rhonda
    Medicine taken daily or as needed:
    1. Heaprin and Marcaine rescue installment 1 to 3x daily as needed.
    2. MS.Cotin 100mg 3x daily
    3. MSIR 30mg 1 or 2 every 4-6hrs as needed for breakthrew pain.
    4. Fentanyl 100 mg Change every 48hrs.
    5. Gentamicin 80mg install after each rescue treatment
    5 Leviquin 500mg self start as needed.
    6. Klonopin 1 or 2 daily as needed.
    7. Prosed/DS as 1 every 6hrs as needed.





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    • #3
      Rhonda is right. DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide --- not positive I spelled that right) is one of the solutions that can be instilled directly into the bladder through a catheter. There are also other solutions that can be used for bladder instillations.

      Donna
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