About Me: Female, 70, North Hollywood, CA, member since Jul 2013
I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer stage 3C in December 2010. Have been on non-stop chemo ever since. I was never in remission. My chemo was changed to a different one 7 times now but luckily I have been able to tolerate the treatments. The main concern right now is th
[More]e kidneys. I have had nephrostomy tubes and the different kind of stents. Now I am back to the nephrostomy tubes which I will have for the rest of my life. Even though I will never be without chemo or tubes I am doing OK. Try to enjoy every aspect of life.
"I have bilateral nephrostomy tubes. Sometimes the tubing and the inside of the drainage bags turn blue. Can you tell me what this means?
Also, I cleanse the valve with alcohol every time I empty the bags. I get a new bag every week. B..."
"I have bilateral nephrostomy tubes which I will have for the rest of my life. Every week I change the bags and every time I empy the bag I clean the valve with an alcohol wipe. Still, I sometimes notice a urine smell. I don't know what t..."
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