Tag: dad’s health

The Hospital Visit

The Hospital Visit

I had to call 911 last night and have them take dad to the hospital. When getting ready to put his night clothes on and was sitting on the edge of the bed, he couldn’t get back up due to severe back pain. When he laid back down trying to stretch it out, then he […]

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Dad’s Leg is Healed and Random Updates

Dad’s Leg is Healed and Random Updates

Those on my Twitter, Myspace, or Facebook already heard this, but for those not on either, as of January 26th my dad’s leg is completely healed of ulcers after 18 months of failed treatments. We are continuing the Venacura medication that we started about 2 and a half months ago (the reason behind this miraculous […]

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Update on Dad’s Leg

Update on Dad’s Leg

We suspect another month or two and my father’s leg will be fully healed of ulcer wounds. We are likely going to continue the new drug to see if it helps more with the lack of oxygen that gets to his leg and maybe it will actually start to heal and not be purple all […]

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Venacura and Leg Ulcers

Venacura and Leg Ulcers

So I tweeted yesterday that Dad and I have been experimenting with a medication to help heal his leg ulcers. I had done some research a bit ago about healing venous leg ulcers and came across a french pine extract that is used for healing them. We took the information to his doctor because we […]

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Have you ever wandered what they did with leftover circumcision parts?

Have you ever wandered what they did with leftover circumcision parts?

Well I recently found out. Dad had outpatient surgery on Tuesday where they just put a skin graph on the ulcer on his leg to see if it’ll help heal it. Before they’ve used pig skin for this, but apparently they also save the skin from circumsized babies to use as skin graphs. So now […]

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