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... i am getting a PIC line next week. dr c authorized an iv treatment for me. i'll be getting rocephin starting wednesday. ... (12 replies)
... line or a central line. I know the central line requires a surgeon to put it in your upper chest area. Does anyone have any experience with either one of these. And is one better than the other. ... (6 replies)
... I have recently been diagnosed with Lymes. I am getting a pic line inserted today for my i.v. antibiotics. I feel my best in the a.m. and excercising helps me to feel normal again... ... (3 replies)

Pic-Line
Aug 4, 2003
... Hi Everyone, My 6 year old daughter has had a PIC-Line put in on Friday she's doing great but I wanted to here from other parents who have had this with their children. She is a little walking :angel:. Thanks. ------------------ Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. (4 replies)
PICC line people
Aug 15, 2005
... I personally am a bath type person and in the beginning I was wrapping saran wrap and tape around the line but then I just gave up on that and was careful. Just be sure you don't get it wet. ... (279 replies)
... Hey Romans, I know how you feel, though the tramadol worked for me until I ran out. You might want to ease yorself off of it so you dont have probs that I had and make sure you have some advil or something in case pain gets bad. It looks like I get my PIC on the 7/29 next week. I am looking forward to it. I think you should to. Every thing will work out soon, hopefully for... (12 replies)
Pic Line
May 23, 2007
... ines 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)
... Hi guys, TeeDee, I checked my bottle and it is Super Milk Thistle by enzymatic therapy. It doesn't give a toal mg dosage but on the back it says 100mg of psyllium (sp) and 40 of something else and so on but it all added up to about 180mg combined. Mine said to take 2 or 3 a day. Fewer pills sounds good to me. Romans, I think you will be surprised about the... (12 replies)
... are going to put me "semi" under for the actual placement of it...so hopefully I won't feel much of the pushing and pulling of the lines going in as they run the line down one of the large viens near my heart. He told me my picc line will be a "hickman" type, placed near my collar bone. ... (12 replies)
... Hope we all have good PICC line news to share with one another and to be able to encourage others on the same path. ... (12 replies)
... Dear Romans, I know you aren't happy but I am. I am hoping that all the bad herxing will become minimal with the IV. I can't emphasize enough how much I got myself worked up over the picc-line when they told me to go to the hospital to have it put in. I was sick all night. I thought it would be in my hand. When the ID's nurse explained it to me I had diarrhea all night... (12 replies)
... Hi Romans, My son did well with the PICC line. You will be fine. Others on the board say they were scared and then it was not as big a deal or as complicated as it first seems. Watch the tramadol. I was taking it and I noticed nervousness, my pressure was up (1st time ever in my life, but could be other factors) and I had no appetite. But with everything else going... (12 replies)
... Dear TeeDee, I will have to look at the dosage on my bottle but I only take 1 or 2 a day. Mine is from enzymatic therapy. Maybe I need more? Right now I am on cat's claw not antibiotics but still feel better about taking the milk thistle. My sister-in-law takes it for her gall bladder all the time and she has never had lyme. I will probably continue to take some of... (12 replies)
... Well, I have never had a picc line so I don't know what you're going through, but I'm sorry you're scared and so sick too. ... (12 replies)
... I'm kinda fuzzy myself right now but I do want to say how sorry I am that things aren't going well. and I want to wish you luck with the picc line. I'll thinking of ya and opraying for you and everyone here. Besides I'v heard many sucess stories about IV meds! :) (12 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)
... Hi Brid...new To This Message Board...so Bare With Me....where Do You Live? In Russia? First Of All Don't Allow People To Get On You About How You Feel..from What I Have Learned Lyme Is A Cousin To Syphllis...it Can Cause All Kinds Of Stuff..mental And Physical...your Question About Iv's...they Are Called Pic-lines...no You Do Not Stay In The Hospital With Them...what Happens... (16 replies)
Lyme MS?
Apr 26, 2016
... But I had an infectious diseases dr in the hospital and was started with an antibiotic IV . Was in the hospital 7 days . Left there with a pic line to Mage up 30 days total on the antibiotic . I came home with an eye patch a walker and in that time with the pic line I felt better everyday ! ... (11 replies)
... ng he said was he didn't believe that I had Lyme. Well you could have knocked me over with a feather and his nurse was totally embarassed too. He did some base line type blood work and said he really didn't think the insurance would pay because only the one band came back positive but he would see. ... (42 replies)
... eks when my stomach completely gave out, if you know what I mean. I know that he will want 6 weeks of IV this time around. I read a couple horror stories about pic line insertion which I now wish I never saw. Anyone out there experience the dreaded pic line? ... (3 replies)




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