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My mom is on tpn at home preparing for a surgery. After 3 days her legs swell up and now they are twice bigger than before... I mentioned...

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Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) is an extremely complex subject and this therapy should be preferably given in...

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I am receiving tpn. My weight is usually 125 pounds. I've been on tpn for 8 days and my thighs have a significant amount of fluid//swelling in...

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First of all swelling signifies that the protein content in your TPN is inadequate for you or you are losing...

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I have been on TPN for six years mainly due to short gut syndrome. have developed pain in elbows and now fingers very swollen and feet and ankles...

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I can understand your concern. TPN requires regular monitoring which you must be happening. I suggest that you take...

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My father is 81 years old. He had most of his colon removed and some of his small intestine . He is very skinny, has trouble gaining weight and...

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My son who is TPN dependent has elevated GGT & ALT numbers. He recently (6 wks) had C-Diff-is there a correlation?

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