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    Lidocaine use during bowel care may actually worsen AD

    Clinical recommendations for use of lidocaine lubricant during bowel care after spinal cord injury prolong care routines and worsen autonomic dysreflexia: results from a randomised clinical trial
    Lucci, VE.M., McGrath, M.S., Inskip, J.A. et al. Spinal Cord 58, 430–440 (2020)

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41393-019-0381-2

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    #2
    and more information from the authors of this study:

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41393-021-00716-3

    (KLD)
    The SCI-Nurses are advanced practice nurses specializing in SCI/D care. They are available to answer questions, provide education, and make suggestions which you should always discuss with your physician/primary health care provider before implementing. Medical diagnosis is not provided, nor do the SCI-Nurses provide nursing or medical care through their responses on the CareCure forums.

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      #3
      I stopped using it years ago I felt like it was not helping and making things worse I was sweating for hours after bowel program.
      "Some people say that, the longer you go the better it gets the more you get used to it, I'm actually finding the opposite is true."

      -Christopher Reeve on his Paralysis

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        #4
        "Clinical recommendations for use of lidocaine lubricant during bowel care after spinal cord injury prolong care routines and worsen autonomic dysreflexia: results from a randomised clinical trial."

        I stopped Lido years ago for that very reason.

        https://www.nature.com/articles/s41393-019-0381-2

        "Some people say that, the longer you go the better it gets the more you get used to it, I'm actually finding the opposite is true."

        -Christopher Reeve on his Paralysis

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