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... When are you getting the line put in? ... (12 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)
... Getting a PICC line really is not bad. It usually only takes a few minutes. ... (11 replies)

... In case you did not see it previously, there is a sleeve available to cover the PICC line so you can shower without getting the site wet. It is great! It is called a PICC line protector and you can get it at Brown Medical. ... (17 replies)
Rocephin Question
Mar 21, 2005
... If she has a PICC line, there is a product she can use so she can take a shower without getting the site wet. It is wonderful. It is called a PICC line protector and you can get it at Brown Medical. ... (10 replies)
... I had my PICC line inserted in my LLMD's office on May 10th, 2007, with no anesthesia or pain killers or muscle relaxers or anything. That was just awful. ... (13 replies)
... There is a great sleeve you can get for the PICC so you can shower without getting the site wet. ... (18 replies)
Friend has Lyme
Nov 8, 2004
... Many people who have Lyme are treated with IV antibiotics. Tell your friend there is an excellent product you can use to keep the line covered so you can take a shower without getting the site wet. ... (1 replies)
PICC line people
Aug 6, 2005
... Hi GomezNC. There is a great cover you can get for your line so you can shower without getting it wet. ... (279 replies)
... There should be a hole in both ends. I just got mine. Does the pack say "Mid Arm Protector"? The nurse told me I could also use seran wrap & tape....in case its the wrong one & you're desperate! (2 replies)
... arm Protector and you can get it at Brown Medical. I found it very helpful. ... (11 replies)
PICC line people
Sep 8, 2005
... For the shower, I bought a mid arm protector from Brown Medical website. It works GREAT! It is a little expensive, but worth it!! ... (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)
... Likely the PICC is less expensive, it is easier to place. As far as insurance coverage, you will have to contact your carrier to see what they will cover. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for the info Ticker, I'll remember that. I thought the Mepron was going to be infused through the PICC line because the script looked like it said 2 ml...I'll have to take another look. ... (138 replies)
... I guess he couldn't handle knowing that I was still sick and had a PICC line so he avoided the topic and pretended everything was fine. I brought a camera and asked him to take a picture of me, but he didn't. ... (5 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)
... Although it seems scary to infuse IV meds, it is very easy once you get the hang of it. Ofen a PICC line is placed for infusions. You will feel a stick when the line is inserted in the arm, but it should not hurt too much. ... (14 replies)
Lyme Treatment
Jul 14, 2007
... The rubber "balloon" inside forces the antibiotic solution through the IV tube and into your PICC line. Pretty ingenious if you ask me! I had a home health care nurse come to the house once and show me the ropes. ... (9 replies)
... Have any of you had a problem with your picc where a nurse couldn't get blood for lab work? ... (12 replies)


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