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Pic Line
May 23, 2007
... urtroubl. PICC lines should not restrict daily activities too much. With any IV line, it is very important that the site remain clean and dry at all times. An infection in the line can be deadly. If ever there is any redness or any question about how the site looks, call your doctor or nurse immediately. ... (2 replies)
... i did not have a pic line i was told i would get abx for 1 year or longer so i chose a mediport implant. this sounded safer and with proper covering, i could still shower. ... (12 replies)
... ear area and breakouts on face so doc put me on amoxicillin 500mg 3xs a day. He did not do any tests but perscribed Sulfamethoxazole. He wants to do a pic line but I will be going away on vacation for two weeks and don't want to interupt treatment. I will just take pills in the meantime till I get back. ... (4 replies)

... lines Is Staph Infection At The Insertion Sight In Your Arm...i Had One Get Very Infected On Have To Really Keep It Clean...i Was On Oral Antibiotics For 6 Years... ... (16 replies)
... They tell me they will continue the antibiotic therapy at home, so I am given a pic line. ... (16 replies)
... and we spent 3 days at AI. He was also sent home with a PIC Line and I adminster his meds every 24 hours. Please let me know how to order the mid arm protector for his PIC Line. ... (37 replies)
... I'm not sure if Charlotte still posts but I was wondering if anyone knew what she ment by migration? I have been on 400mg of doxycyline for about three weeks now after 8 weeks of 200mg which wasn't strong enough and have been improving. I am experiencing the migration of the bacteria (or toxin?) between my hips and tendons. I'm a captain on the cross country team at my... (1 replies)
... You might want to ask your Doc about exercising with a pic line. I am a nurse that loves different sports, etc. ... (3 replies)
... I met with him today and he is setting me up to see a neurologist to do a spinal tap to find out if the infection as spread to my brain or nervous system. ... (5 replies)
... i originally did see an l.l.m.d. i recieved 58 days with a pic line and oral antibiotics afterward. ... (7 replies)
... yes i actually have both. about 3 yrs ago and a long battle i was finally diagnosed with lyme. i endured the 58 or so days of a pic line and a few short rounds of oral antibiotics, my readings never ran higher than say 170 or so after a meal. ... (3 replies)
... I don't think he's into treating radically. He really doesn't want to put me on Rocephin...I think it's due to the sludging and pic line. He uses nutrition and abx combos. ... (10 replies)

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