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... When are you getting the line put in? ... (12 replies)
... There are a few different ways to administer IV antibiotics. Often, they are administered with a PICC line. ... (14 replies)
PICC line for son
Mar 23, 2005
... shower without getting the site wet. It is called a PICC line protector and you can get it at Brown Medical. I believe they have different sizes. It is a big help. ... (9 replies)

... 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)
... thanks! I will have to check out the PICC cover. Hopefully the local medical supply place has them. ... (18 replies)
PICC line people
Oct 8, 2005
... hi. i've been on the PICC line 3 times already and in my vast experience have determined the best covering for showering to be the Glad Press 'n Seal plastic wrap. ... (279 replies)
PICC line people
Sep 4, 2005
... ll let everyone know what comes of that. My daughter and I are going to spend a night with my niece and her family and she has a pooj that we're going to lounge in the day after the Dr. visit. ... (279 replies)
... down. All the areas that were red and inflamed are now scabed over. It is still itchy at times but not near as bad. The funny thing is I keep getting cold chills in the area of the picc, it gets all tingley and cold feeling for several seconds then back to norm. ... (12 replies)
... Well I am feeling a little better today but very nervous. Not sure of the midline myself. The nurse said it would feel the same as when they did the picc but they put numbing stuff on the picc and it was done in the hospital. Not this time. I really do feel that it is kind of stupid though. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Fernee Wow what a day you had . Hope this post finds you a little better with the feeling in your arm Mine took about a week to calm down . I was feeling like crap for my aniversery . We went to a place in the mountains in NH old Manor which was very charming My husband tried so hard to make things special but I was not feeling well at all and was not the most... (7 replies)
... separate incidents of Bells Palsy...and then all the physical symptoms etc etc...that is not the point of this post...I just had a surgical procedure to get a PICC line in, in the hospital and horrendous... ... (25 replies)
... I get the picc line tomorrow, and I start IV Rocephin for 8 weeks. Can anyone tell me what to expect? ... (13 replies)
... Getting a PICC line really is not bad. It usually only takes a few minutes. ... (11 replies)
... 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 long. After having it done I could have kicked myself because it was such a breeze. ... (12 replies)
... It did not hurt at all. I did mine in hospital in radiology so they could view what they were doing. They numbed the area. Later my arm was a little sore but some of it was from the tape I think. ... (11 replies)
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... There is an excellent book entitled "Everything You Need To Know About Lyme Disease." The second edition was printed in March of this year. ... (10 replies)
... I can't believe you see the dr on Monday, I have my visit on Tuesday. One of these days we will probably meet in the office. ... (3 replies)
Picc line users
Feb 8, 2009
... I used the plastic bag the newspaper comes in to cover my line for taking a shower. My arm is very thin so it fit me but if your arm is heaver a bag from a loaf of bread will do. ... (2 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)




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