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... Does anyone have a picc line and is still working? ... (1 replies)
... They give you these cloth covers for the tubes that hang out of your arm and if you are wearing long sleeves no one would even know you have a picc line. ... (1 replies)
... I am considering getting a PICC line and was hoping those of you with a line could answer some of my questions. I have went and seen Dr.Weisbren in Millwaukee Wisc. ... (18 replies)

... I know there was a very long line of posts that was thoroughly supportive and wonderful for those who have the particular challenges of this kind of long term IV therapy... ... (5 replies)
... Not to mention the expenses of having the PICC line inserted, possible nursing care. My husband is working, but we certainly don't have thousands of dollars to spend or borrow for that matter. ... (11 replies)
PICC line people
Oct 8, 2005
... Hi jvs...welcome to the board. I have a hickman iv line in my chest and i have daily antibiotics. This is going on my 3rd round of iv, the first one was with rocephin which did little for me. ... (1 replies)
PICC line people
Sep 5, 2005
... I think teedee has found something great for her picc line, I have a hickman line in my chest so I can't offer you any good advice for your arm IV. But I do sympathazie with your frustration... ... (279 replies)
... Dear Nancy, The picc-line is expensive but your doctor probably won't go that route unless your insurance agrees to it. I did 6 weeks and the doctor re-applied for more and it was granted because I was making progress. Unfortunately I had to quit because of the liver enzymes rocketing. It ended up costing me about $302/week after insurance. My husband is retired and... (11 replies)
PICC line people
Sep 17, 2005
... luckily they were negative. They took out the PICC line and I'm on high dose of antibiotics which are making me very sick. I see the Dr on Mon and if she can't change the abx or lower the dose I might have to go into the hospital for a week of IV. ... (279 replies)
Iv antibiotics?
Feb 5, 2005
... I can't believe that I just wrote you a very long thread to discuss the picc line and I punched a button and it is gone ! Here we go again, I just hope that I remember everything I was telling you. ... (10 replies)
Iv antibiotics?
Feb 4, 2005
... somebody else might. I was on a picc line for 9 weeks with Rocephin. I got myself all worked up about it being put in and it was nothing. I didn't feel a thing believe me. ... (10 replies)
PICC line people
Aug 31, 2005
... I am sorry if I asked this before, but I forgot if I did...... How did you all make the decision to go on IV and do the PICC as opposed to doing oral antibiotics? ... (279 replies)
Iv antibiotics?
Jan 31, 2005
... IV antibiotics are often prescribed for Lyme and other tickborne illnesses. They are often infused through a PICC line which is inserted into the vein in the arm. ... (10 replies)
IV Antibiotics
Jun 22, 2006
... I was on oral antibiotics for 9 months without any great response. I was on Merem IV for 3 months and now I am on Vancomycin IV for 2 months. ... (4 replies)
Iv antibiotics?
Feb 4, 2005
... Regarding taking a shower with a PICC line, there is a wonderful sleeve you can buy so you can shower without getting the site wet. It is called a PICC line cover and you can get it at Brown Medical. The most important thing is to make sure the line and area around the line stay clean and dry at all times. ... (10 replies)
... Kyle I was on a picc for 9 months with the first one, then the second time a couple months with different type of antibiotics. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know if they are all in a container like mine but it was short and had like a ball in it that contained the antibiotics and they showed me how to tell it was empty. ... (12 replies)
... I was on picc line for a month.I felt no better or worse on it. I was put on it by some neuro surgeons who felt that I had a CNS infection of some sort. ... (11 replies)
... she will have a heart big enough to negotiate prices for you. Never underestimate the power of a Nurse. If you know one, well, your problems can be over. Picc line kits and a Picc certified nurse to change your dressings, etc.... You got my drift. ... (7 replies)
... cease and I will no longer be able to lift anything heavier that a 1 gallon milk jug with my left arm. You wil have to limit the use of whatever arm they put the line in and not lift anything heavy. ... (13 replies)




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