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... Try not to be too fearful of the picc line . If you wash your hands well before doing your infusions and use the alcohol wipes each step you should be fine. ... (11 replies)
PICC line people
May 27, 2006
... As a few of you know I started a new PICC line thread several weeks ago because I could not figure out why all of a sudden one of the most active threads went dead...so to speak... ... (11 replies)
PICC line people
Aug 27, 2005
... I'm sure others can describe a picc line far better than I can. ... (279 replies)

... hen it was decided that covering the area with sterile gauze before applying the tape would work. I had no problems once the Tegaderm was gone and only needed a dressing change once a week. I had my PICC for almost a year. ... (4 replies)
... Kelly. when are your next scheduled PICC line dressing change? ... (138 replies)
... If you know any RN's or LPN's, you might want to ask them. My daughter is an RN and did my dressing change. I did the rest. Its not hard if you have clear directions, have them written and lay everything out on the table in the order they are used. ... (4 replies)
... meds, flushes, dressing kits, saline bags etc... Go to your private doctor. ... (2 replies)
... I am also having to make the decision to pay out of my own pocket for my therapy . At the cost of 74.00 a day plus 80.00 weekly for dressing changes. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Fernee Sorry to hear you had so much trouble with your picc. Boy your luck sounds like mine lately. I have been really tired lately so I haven't been on the boards too much What is the midline going to be like? It is very unusual to have the picc get inflammed so I am sorry to hear it happened before your treatment was finished and you have to go through all of the... (7 replies)
... Well she starts to pull out the picc and it is stuck. She pulls and my vein tries to suck it back in. She had me put heating pads on it and drink hot tea. ... (7 replies)
... her check out the site. PICC lines are not to mess with, an infection can be detrimental. Be safe, let the doc. ... (7 replies)
No negative vibes
Dec 27, 2005
... Then yesterday the visiting nurse came to change my PICC line dressing and take vitals. ... (11 replies)
Picc line
Mar 26, 2008
... I have to go into my dr every week to pick up my meds for the following week. They change my dressing there. My insurance would pay for a home healthcare nurse but my dr's office only do dressing changes at his office. ... (3 replies)
... I have been doing ok. Got picced last Friday. My daughter and I did a dressing change on Saturday and everything was ok. I am praying that this line works out this time. ... (13 replies)
PICC line people
Oct 18, 2005
... o ins. so no meds at all and feel like i am falling fast. so far i have had to learn how to change my own dressing since i can't handle the drive to town to have a nurse change it and the ins pulled paying for my nursing care to keep my iv safe. ... (279 replies)
Picc line
Mar 26, 2008
... The home nursing company drops off my meds once a week and I do them myself. A nurse comes out once a week to change the dressing, draw labs and just make sure everything is ok. ... (3 replies)
PICC line people
Oct 8, 2005
... Hi guys and girls...ladies and germs....man i'm silly this morning, don't know why considering the news i have but oh well a girls got to laugh right? right. :) anyway here's my news: my llmd authorizeed an extension of my primaxin iv for another 4 weeks added onto this round of 4 weeks which i am nearing the end of. and then my ins called yesterday, and due to the fact... (279 replies)
... A PICC line is usually placed in the arm. A tube extends out from the vein and you infuse your meds through this. ... (9 replies)
Lyme Treatment
Jul 13, 2007
... A PICC line usually goes in the arm. It is a very simple procedure. It does not take long at all and it is not very painful. You will feel a stick when the line is put in. ... (9 replies)
... s a pain. PICC line is fine. Definitely get the PICC sleeve. I have to keep mine covered with gauze for most of the day due to the nature of my work at the hospital and my business. Today was a good day. ... (121 replies)


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