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Picc line for antibiotic therapy

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 heart attack ,...I seem ...

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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 ...

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

Public Forum Discussions

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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 disease or lung ...

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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 ...

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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 his arm? ...

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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. Could it possibly ...

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My wife has a PICC line for intravenous antibiotic treatment. In the past, she has vigorously swung ... if the exterior part of the PICC line is secured with tape? ...

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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 ...

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I had a picc line in my left arm that was put I Wednesday for iv antibiotics and I just started ... the right arm. Should I be worried that it s a blood c!of? I am flushing the lines with heplock after each ...

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My son (19 years-old) was receiving cefazolin, 2 gm/three times/day through a PICC line, due ... surgery, the second surgery for the staph infection, and where the PICC line was installed, but the doctor ...

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PICC line and did 18 days of IV antibiotics. My PICC line was pulled and 28 days later I was hospitalized with yet, another infection and PICC line. After 14 days of antibiotics, my PICC was pulled. Three ...

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yet, but has ordered I have a picc line insertion and infusion of antibiotics. Why effect would ...

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doctor1 MD

Whatvypu want to ask please clarify.

doctor1 MD

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

doctor1 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 you can upload a photograph I will be able to guide you better Good luck have a nice day