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... I suggest not using the PICC line for blood work. ... (12 replies)
... The skin under my bandage covering the picc site is hurting alot and starting to get large blisters filled with fluid. This is a clear dressing that must cover the picc site. ... (12 replies)
... Yeah...sometimes its just the postition of the line (its against the vein wall)...I really DONT reccommend drawing blood from the PICC---I am an "expierienced" IV antibiotic user (Unforunately :( ) and in my expierience the line lasts months longer if you dont draw blood :) Have them use a little butterfly needle and stick your other arm--its painless compared to the pain you... (12 replies)

... Have any of you had a problem with your picc where a nurse couldn't get blood for lab work? ... (12 replies)
... Hi...Can you flush the line?? Or is it blocked? . Try flushing it w/ Saline and Heparin... Than take a saline saringe (a large gage needle)..and push the saline in a little and kind of pull back and forth on the saringe in a plunging this for a little while "usually" will free up the line and it will flush again---I have had to do this twice. (12 replies)
... ain as well as when brushing hair too. That went way as well as most of symptoms. I feel a gradual change to the better. I'll be back to see LLMD sept. 4th. With PICC line, you MUST follow a flush protocol. ... (121 replies)

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