My Leukemia, Part 16

Turns out that my left ureter was so compressed by my swollen lymph nodes that they couldn’t install the stent.

Same problem on the right side, too.

Only one solution: Bilateral Nephrostomy.

Hospitalized. Catheterized.

Good news: They were able to prevent further kidney damage.

Released after three days.

Bad news: Now I have two tubes penetrating my back and kidneys so that urine can drain into rubber bags strapped to my legs.

continue… My Leukemia, Part 17

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