Experiences with Long-term catheter experiences

    • Jcrn5246
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    11 months ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    Developed dvt on arm after removal of picc line

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Eddie
    • Experience with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
    about 1 year ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    Body is in daily pain im taking Norco 2 to 3 times a day to mask the pain

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
  1. over 1 year ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    Have had catheter 5-1/2 years. Took a very long time to get accustomed to sleeping on my right side. Catheter caused discomfort. I a...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    So I had to have another surgery to replace another port...this is my 3rd one now. It went great..a lot better than the 2nd did. My ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • jeanay2b
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    almost 2 years ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    We had to have his port removed due to infection so a BROVIAC was implanted on the other side of the chest. This will do for the re...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • foxxen
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia ...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had to have my tri-lumen reinstalled. We decided it would be easiest to do it now while my counts are normal so that I have a good...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • foxxen
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia ...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    Oddly enough, there isn't much to say about having a catheter sticking out of your heart. The surgeon nicked my carotid artery durin...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • crn700
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Leuke...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    I really liked it when my port was inserted. It meant that I would not be woke up to needles! Yippppeeee!

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • limbomom
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopian...
    over 2 years ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    Tunnelling catheter was inserted because of pleural effusion (and after numerous thoracentesis procedures.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  3. about 3 years ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    catheter inserted for dialysis-started receiving in hospital dialysis, had to wait for a spot in an out-patient clinic before being ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Geoff
    • Experience with B-Cell, Acute Lymphocyti...
    about 3 years ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    My wife needed two lines the first was a source of infection. It was removed and they put in a PICC line. Much better except for bat...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Jlo3224
    • Experience with Bladder Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    They think you can walk around with a foley catheter like nothing. Not true. Ended up in the hospital after I had the catheter taken...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    2 Comments
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