My Drs Office wants me to get one and well I dont really want one. I get my infusions every 4wks at 1200mg they say that the remicade has weaken my veins, it took them 9 pokes to get it right and lets just say im really bruised from it and they even used a butterfly needle. I was just wanting to know if there is anyone who has a port and if they have had any problems with it.
Diag with Crohns of the colon May 1998 after birth of child in 2001 disease moved North and Left the colon. I now have Crohns of the Mouth all the way thru to the Colon. Currently on Remicade but not working so well that now meds are every 4 weeks at 1200mg. Chronic D 30-50 times daily with on and Off Joint pain and swelling of stomach when dose of meds wears off 2 weeks after infusion.