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Post PICC Line Insertion difficulties

I am a 44 years old. I had a PICC line insertion Friday and it appeared all went well and I felt ... breath when exhaling. Went to hospital, EKG normal, cardiac blood panel good, xray of PICC line appears ...
 

Had the PICC line put. Pressure to the chest and throat, pulled back PICC line. Is it still to long to hurt?

Hi! I had my piccline put in 2 dags ago. Since then there is like a pressure to the chest and up to the throat . The nurse have pulled the piccline out 1 cm, but the feeling is the same. Is the piccline still to long or what? Best regards Anna-Carin
 

Swelling and numbness in hand after PICC line, no spots

I had a pic line put in my right arm and after about 2weeks my left arm and hand began to swell up. The line was put in for a uti with a 4 day drip of anti biotics Meropenem .a week later the swelling ...
 

What is the reason for pain around the area of the PICC line site?

I had a PICC line put in2days later it was found that there was a clot along the vein. I was put ... the area of the PICC line site. It feels like an elastic band around my arm. What is this ? is it normal? ...
 

What causes lump and itching in PICC line removed site?

I had a PICC line removed 2 months ago and it healed properly but today I noticed a lump about the size of a quarter forming under the skin and some severe itching at the site. The are ea has no rash ...
 

Arm pain at the site of picc line insertion, chest pain. Normal?

I had a picc line inserted on Wednesday am. Have experienced arm pain , mostly at site since insertion. Early this am (6 hrs ago) I awakened with pain in my chest on that side in a C shape. It aches ...
 

Sore throat. Picc line in the arm. History of breast cancer. Anything to concern?

I have a pic line in my arm due to infection after from breast cancer and plants and yesterday I needed someone to change my pic line and no one was available because it was really wet and itchy so I ...
 

What causes pain on the upper right arm where the PICC line is inserted?

had. A PICC line inserted in my right arm a few days. I have been experiencing pain/ burning on the upper part of my right arm since the PICC line. It tends to get worse at night especially if I sleep ...
 

Is occasional heart palpitations after insertion of PICC line for administering IV antibiotics normal?

Just had a PICC line inserted for the administration of IV antibiotics (Rocephin) and I m having ... was inserted as they installed the line, but now moving in certain positions will cause the palpitations ...
 

Are there any treatments for vein spams when accessing vessel for PICC

Hi, I am a PICC nurse in a NY hospital. We have been having some recent issues with vein spasms when accessing the vessel to place a PICC line in younger adult patients mostly. We were wondering ...
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Pregnant. Dehydrated. Picc line inserted. Experiencing chest and shoulder discomfort. Normal?

My daughter, age 21, just got a picc line inserted into her left arm today because she ... and the picc line was the best option to get her fluids. she has also stated that she is a bit anxious. She ...
 

Can a peripherally inserted central catheters line cause a stroke?

is there a danger of a picc line causing a patient to have a stroke? ...
 

Does PICC lead to pain in sternum and upper back?

medically with NG tube, no liquids and he didn't have to have surgery. He did have a PICC line placed .... Rt shoulder, He is physically in a lot of pain. Could this be related to his PICC line, which ...
 

What complications should be expected from getting chemo through PICC line placed in artery?

Dr Kreuger, What are the complications we should expect from our 16 yo son getting his chemo through the PICC line placed in an artery rather than in the vein when being treated for Hodgkins Lymphoma ...
 

Have CVID. PICC line put in upper arm. Is it safe to take hizentra along with coumadin?

I was taking Hizentra for my CVID and had to stop it temporarily due to a blood clot that formed after a PICC line was put in my right upper arm. I am now on Coumadin 5mg for 30 days and started ...
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I have had 1 of 5 verorab injections for cat bite in thailand, broken skin, no blood. Any sexual restrictions, dietary or activity restrictions?
No, there is no need for any restrictions.The effect of the vaccine is not affected by diet, sexual activity or any activities.
 
Post exposure verorab treatment from cat bite in thailand, broken skin but no blood. Can i have sex? Drink beer? And/or any other limitations on my activities?
There are no sexual or dietary restriction. You can remain as active as you were.
 
My father has congestive heart failure.He has been hospitalized for a month.His heart is working at 25%. His doc will start morphine. How long will he last
it depends on activity of a person if his actvity is very restricted he can live long on mdicines as his needs are lessened by strict less activity
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