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PICC line people
Aug 15, 2005
... I personally am a bath type person and in the beginning I was wrapping saran wrap and tape around the line but then I just gave up on that and was careful. Just be sure you don't get it wet. ... (279 replies)
PICC line for son
Mar 23, 2005
... Dear ciconner, I know you were so afraid of this being the case but so glad you at least found out sooner than later. I'm sure this will help your son get better. One thing I wanted to mention is that the nurse at my doctor's office would cut off numerous lengths of an elasticized sleeve to go over the picc-line so it isn't hanging all over the place. I got so I would... (9 replies)
PICC line people
Aug 6, 2005
... Hi, Gomez. I'm glad you've joined us. For showering, I got a plastic sleeve called the "Bath Guard" from my Home Health care provider and it's great for when I wash my hair. ... (279 replies)

PICC line people
Oct 10, 2005
... hour to administer. All bloodwork is done thru the line and you only see the doctor or nurse practitioner once a week to clean the insertion site. ... (279 replies)
... Getting a PICC line really is not bad. It usually only takes a few minutes. ... (11 replies)
... I am currently doing home infusions this is my second picc line I have had inserted in the past couple of months, the first one I got an infection. ... (11 replies)
... They will put an elasticized sleeve on it to keep it in place but I would slip one on from the top and one from the bottom and overlap them so I knew they would stay together during bedtime. ... (12 replies)
PICC advice?!
May 9, 2009
... Hi, I had a picc line, and took care of my 2 kids, grociery shopped and whatnot. ... (1 replies)
PICC line people
Aug 6, 2005
... Thanks, I will look into ordering it. But for now I am going to try the Glad press and seal. Do I put it over the sleeve, or should I put something else over the sleeve before I put the Glad seal on? ... (279 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)
Iv antibiotics?
Feb 5, 2005
... I can't believe that I just wrote you a very long thread to discuss the picc line and I punched a button and it is gone ! Here we go again, I just hope that I remember everything I was telling you. ... (10 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)
Tips on IV
Jul 30, 2005
... Hey Derek, Yeah, all three of you are set. I am like you as far as grossing out. My doctor at the hospital who does picc-line insertions was a real sweetheart and we kept a running converstaion going but when he said I could watch the monitor I said "no thanks". The funny thing is that I was freaking out before I even got there and I had to wait over half hour after my... (23 replies)
... Getting a PICC line can seem very overwhelming, but it really is not bad at all. It usually is not any more painful than getting blood drawn. ... (13 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)
... 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)
Iv antibiotics?
Feb 4, 2005
... Regarding taking a shower with a PICC line, there is a wonderful sleeve you can buy so you can shower without getting the site wet. It is called a PICC line cover and you can get it at Brown Medical. The most important thing is to make sure the line and area around the line stay clean and dry at all times. ... (10 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)


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