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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Picc line for antibiotic therapy

Premium Questions

Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

What is a pic line? I use a walker and I am afraid I will dislodge anything placed in my upper body? I have MRSA and am prone to infections ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

My husband is getting IV antibiotics for a bone infection in his toes. He has a PICC line in his arm and the arm started "leaking" tonight. Arm is mildly swollen. He has very thin skin and it seems ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Noble Zachariah MD

A nail puncture wound has wrecked havoc in my life. A Picc nurse placed a picc line for more ...,..,before this nail. Are Picc lines relatively safe, can they puncture your heart, cause... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Noble Zachariah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.    Satvinder Bakshi MD

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Satvinder Bakshi ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.  Riyanka Chail MD

I had a power picc put in my neck 2 weeks ago ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Riyanka Chail ( General & Family Physician)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh MD

Hello ,I have a picc Line in my arm for antibiotics I need it for six weeks , I have recently given ... able with this picc in , to have one cigarette?or will it harm me , I have no heart... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Rohan Shanker Tiwari MD

being treated with IV antibiotics for Lyme Disease. I have a PICC line in my right arm. I m having trouble lifting the right arm, I have a good deal of soreness in my right armpit. I ve had the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rohan Shanker Tiwari ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Jorge Brenes-Salazar MD

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jorge Brenes-Salazar ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Richard Jackson MD

My friend had a picc line in his left arm to drip antibiotics onto his heart. It has been 7 years ... this be related to the picc line? What other reasons would he be having numbness in... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Richard Jackson ( Neurologist)
Dr. Bhadresh Lakhani MD

Picc line in left arm during 3 week stay at health care facility. During that time, IV antibiotics ... blood from the PICC line. It was removed several days ago and chest pain persists.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhadresh Lakhani ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Hardik Sanghvi MD

Whatvypu want to ask please clarify.

Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

Hi,you should absolutely stop smoking weed while being placed on PICC.

Dr.  BR Hudda MD

Hello and welcome I really appreciate your concern thus could lead to a thrombosis or thrombophlebitis of superficial vein which can present as redness pain or discolouration of skin it may produce as a cellulitis If...