How do doctors decide if you need a PICC line?

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hopingToFindCure
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   Posted 2/5/2009 5:48 PM (GMT -7)   
Curious as to what the criteria is...

georgiagirl
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   Posted 2/7/2009 5:01 PM (GMT -7)   
After 10 months of oral abx. and herbs I decided to find a doctor that would do IV's. The orals were trashing my stomach big time. I have been on IV rocephin for 5 mos.

hopingToFindCure
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   Posted 2/7/2009 5:55 PM (GMT -7)   
georgia girl, is it helping?

georgiagirl
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   Posted 2/8/2009 1:15 PM (GMT -7)   
yes it has helped. I am at about 70% at this point. I'm shooting for 100%!

hopingToFindCure
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   Posted 2/11/2009 5:29 AM (GMT -7)   
you go georgia girl!
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