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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 had a picc line put in February of this year and injected Rocephin 1gm daily. ... (12 replies)
... arm. 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. I just had it taken out yesterday after almost 2 months. ... (7 replies)

PICC line people
May 25, 2006
... I had to have my 2nd picc line pulled a couple months ago. I developed blood clots and I'm now on blood thinners. Hitting the Bartonella, even though I have had a little setback in that area this week. We're use to the setbacks. ... (11 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)
... Have any of you had a problem with your picc where a nurse couldn't get blood for lab work? ... (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. ... (5 replies)
... Didn't tell you all, but my older sister died from a blood clot and my twin lost most of his intestines from blood clots. Was told several years ago that my blood was thick and to never miss a aspirin. I did miss 2 the weekend I had food poisioning and couldn't even keep my pills down. Don't know if this is connected. ... (6 replies)
PICC line people
May 27, 2006
... oloration and is usually very cold to the touch. She said if it didn't improve or got worse, she'd want me to go in for a "Venus Doppler" to check the veins for clots and circulation. ... (11 replies)
... Just looking for some support. I'm really scard to get a picc line in. I keep thinking I'm going to have blood clots or some other complication. Can anyone share their expierence with this. How do they put it in? ... (11 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear you are having such problems. Clots floating around in your body is a scary thing. Try to have faith. Those shots sound terrible. They will help you though so try to bear it. ... (6 replies)
... Dearest Marsha, 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. I would be scared too about the clots. I would think between Dr. Jemsek and the blook specialist, if they thought it was that serious, they would have insisted that you go into the hospital. My prayers are with you, going to... (6 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)
... I ended up getting blood clots in my arm. ... (4 replies)
... So, I got my PICC line inserted on June 21 and started Rocephin that day. Last week I noticed a bit of swelling in my forearm that had the line in it. I mentioned it to the "visiting nurse" who changed the bandage and she said it was nothing. ... (7 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. ... (33 replies)
I am so mad!!!
Aug 13, 2007
... said "enough, lets get you on IV antibiotics". I have had a PICC line in for almost two months now and it is scheduled to be removed next week. ... (8 replies)
... I have been on IV antibiotics for about 6 weeks now and am beginning to think I should just have the PICC line removed. My PCP probably won't go for any more time with it anyway. I developed blood clots and had to have the line moved to my other arm in the first 2 weeks. ... (24 replies)
... Also went to ER several months ago. Had a picc line for IV's. I knew something bad was wrong. ... (11 replies)
... freaked out about this because I had a terrible experience with another PICC that resulted in blood clots. ... (0 replies)

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