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PICC line people
Sep 28, 2005
... the IV and my hospital stay. Unfortunately they had to take out the PICC line and that infection has cleared up. Back to the Lyme.... ... (279 replies)
PICC line people
Sep 9, 2005
... So sorry that you have a sick child but glad you found these boards... I was perusing thru the picc line thread and found your post and curious as I am, I did a quick search of orthostatic intolerance and POTS... ... (279 replies)

Rocephin Question
Mar 23, 2005
... but I felt that I needed to give my feedback on your question. Quick background....I had to have my PICC line pulled out due to an infection that cause me to go septic and get really really sick. ... (10 replies)
... Hello All; Its been a very long time since I have been on the lyme boards. Had a bad case of Neurological Lyme back in 2005 which I am beginning to think I never completely got rid of - I got a picc line infection (that was a nightmare!) and it was pulled and then was diagnosed with chiari malformation and thought that what was causing all my problems. I think i was... (5 replies)
PICC line people
Aug 31, 2005
... Zithromax and Plaquenil. She is also taking Actigal to help prevent formation of gall stones and Diflucan because she appeared to be getting a yeast infection from the antibiotics. She also takes probiotics, milk thistle, magnesium, and B12. ... (279 replies)
PICC line people
Aug 13, 2005
... Hi Derek, How many mgs. of Rocephin are in your infusions? I'm on just two mgs. five days a week and the diarrhea and yeast infection are just easing up now, since starting to take "Florastor", an extra-strength intestinal track protector. It's 5 times stronger than Acidophilus and is the only thing that's had a positive effect on my rotten gut symptoms. Hope you do... (279 replies)
... Thanks ticker. I'm going to have to start with 28 days and go from there. I can't go on my honeymoon to St. Lucia with a PICC line in and toting rocephin along with me. I'd hate to get an infection and be out of the country. ... (9 replies)
... Hi I have a picc line too I am a long term patient well at first you may see your symptoms get worse thats a herx after that if your lyme infection is susceptible to rochephin you will begin to see your symptoms disappear and your energy become better. ... (2 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)
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Need help please
Sep 30, 2010
... The ER doc and the Infectious Disease doc communicated last night and they prescribed a PICC line which was installed this morning. ... (4 replies)
... Did you still have symptoms when you stopped treatment? ... (14 replies)
... wnhill all at the same time. I also find it hard to believe that my balance mechanism just happened to mysteriously break at the same time that I had other Lyme symptoms occuring. ... (13 replies)
Rocephin Question
Mar 21, 2005
... Often when people who have Lyme disease antibiotics, their symptoms may become worse or they may get new ones. When the antibiotics kill the bacteria, toxins are release making them feel sicker. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Keep on the insurance company most insurance companies list on their website what medications are covered and which ones need special approval I am still on the rocephin and have had the herx reactions Ride them through and you will get better go on the boards and educate yourself and this can be quite easy to tolerate once you know what you are to expect I have been... (9 replies)
... Often the type of IV line placed is called a PICC line. This is usually done at at a hospital and sometimes in a doctor's office. It is not a surgical procedure. ... (9 replies)
... thank you for your great tips i have been tested by igenexs babeosis co infection right now i am on iv recophin and oral paquenil for the sweling in my joints the ear pain and headaches are brutal i also take vitamin b complete magnesium multi vitamin and milk thistle to help with my liver plus theralac which is a great probiotic expensive but the best you order it... (13 replies)
... so sorry you have been through such an ordeal - it makes me NUTS! and to think that this is from docs in a lyme infested area of the country! I strongly encourage you to seek out a LLMD (Lyme Literate Medical Doctor) asap. Most labs are set up to test for lyme and the average doc will use those tests and run with it... a llmd will not rely soley on testing anyway but it is... (12 replies)
... My symptoms cleared up and I was fine.The next summer 2003,I had a rash on my arm where I pulled a tick off me.Again went to the Dr. who gave me 10 Days Doxy. ... (12 replies)

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