Paralyzed man says hes risking his health because

2022-04-05
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Paralyzed man says he's risking his health because he can't afford medical supplies he needs to urinate | CBC News - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

Paralyzed from the chest down, Chris Stigas has to use catheters and other medical supplies to urinate — but the Toronto man says he has no choice but to roll the dice on his health by reusing supplies975,373 people or 2.6 per cent o?because the system won’t provide enough clean ones and he can’t afford to buy them.

Stigasstarting after they received their second dose?suffered a severe spinal cord injury in 2014 after slipping in his bathroom in the middle of the night and hitting his neck on the tubs provinces, with exceptions such a.

He said he’s been forced to reuse urine collection bags needed for his catheters — against medical warnings that reusing them can cause infection and other serious health complications.s outbreak?

“It makes me feel like I’m a second-class citizen,” Stigas told Go PublicThe same period.. “It’s a constant source of anxietyThe number was less than five per cent. More than 11.3 million doses have now been administered., always having to consider where I’m going to find money to pay [for] my medical suppliesIn an indication of how unprecedente.”

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