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... Took another 10 giant steps back today. Was sent by Jemsek to Lake Norman Regional Hospital for scans. They found several blood clots in the vein with the picc line. One area right above heart and other under arm. They pulled line and call Jemsek and he in tern called blood specialist. ... (6 replies)
... I did put my feet up and watched American Idol. Shots are something like heparin, don't remember the name. Kids are running the business for me. ... (6 replies)
PICC line people
May 25, 2006
... I know you will walk at that wedding. Positive thinking goes a long way and your showing improvement is great news. ... (11 replies)

... It was a sore sensation in my left foreaarm. The nurses in charge of changing my dressing said it was nothing. Four days later it was worse and they told me to go to the emergency room. Turns out I had blood clots in my arm. They switched it to my right arm. ... (7 replies)
... I had a picc line put in February of this year and injected Rocephin 1gm daily. I'll have to say that my experience with this wasn't the best thing that ever happened to me, but, truthfully, its not that bad. ... (12 replies)
... I had a picc two different times. The first lasted a couple weeks and was pulled because of a staff infection. The second I had for 4 months. It was pulled when I developed deep vein thrombosis. ... (5 replies)
... So glad you have a new game plan. I have blood clots in my left upper chest and under the arm. I started the Levanox 80mg twice a day to thin my blood. My daughter came over last night to give me the first. I gave myself the one this AM. ... (33 replies)
... Visit with Dr Chai, Blood specialist at the Cancer Center. He reviewed the scan results and records sent from LLMD. Said my clot was serious. I would need to be on injections another 10 days and to start coumadin 6mg tonight. ... (11 replies)
... You have been through so much and I know you will be okay. I would not like the shots either but they are going to help you. ... (6 replies)
PICC line people
May 27, 2006
... So good to hear from you, too! You're so right about how stressful money problems are for someone as sick and indigent as my friend but we are helping her, thanks to my husband's insistance that we are able to! ... (11 replies)
... sha that things are going poorly for you right now. I hope your able to relax a little bit. Those shots should straighten things out rather quickly. The words blood clot are always scarey to hear but they caught it rather quickly and you are on the right medication now. ... (6 replies)
... is a few months back. It is not cat bite related. I have some really strange head problems. Fills like expanding foam. Pressure, the top of my head hurts now and that is related to the sore spot I am sure. Sometimes I cannot lay on one side of my head because it hurts to much. ... (5 replies)
... I wanted to tell you I am thinking about you. Keep those feet up and take it easy. Whatever needs to be done will still be there tomorrow or next week or whenever. You'll get to it then. ... (6 replies)
... ts they are giving are heparin or something like it. Dr. Crist even talks about heparin therapy. Wouldn't it be something if this freaks out the little buggers and sends them scurrying? ... (6 replies)
... First let me say that what happened to me was very unusual. I talked to the IV nurse and she said it RARELY happens. ... (4 replies)
... This isn't meant to scare anyone, just a bit of venting and hoping for some encouragement from someone else's experience. ... (7 replies)
... freaked out about this because I had a terrible experience with another PICC that resulted in blood clots. ... (0 replies)
... I talked with Dr J the evening of the conditions hearing. He told me pretty much what you had heard. I'm sure he and the staff have alot to decide. I don't know how it will affect current patients. ... (4 replies)
... Ok I have a question, last night after my treatment my line had blood in it. This has happened before and usually no problem. However, the IV bag was stuck. Could not get it out of my line. ... (0 replies)
I am so mad!!!
Aug 13, 2007
... I have Lyme and have for over a year now. My PCP was the one that put me on the standard course of antibiotics for a month and then when the retest came back positive, he said "there is nothing more I can do for you". ... (8 replies)

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