Port problems

Had some serious issues with my port today. First, the tech missed and it slipped off the side...really hurt alot. Then they couldn't get a blood return. Tried everything except standing on my head! Finally injected me with a blood thinner. Got a blood return after 45 min. Long appointment! Mom was a trooper as always.

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glad it is flowing now.....not good to have the port moved to new spot...
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Oh no, hopefully this won’t happen again. My husband has had his port for more than 2 years but has not had a problem. When he had a pic line it did get clogged a few times. Like you described, they put in heparin and wait a half hour, it usually works. Hang in there.
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March 7, 2019

New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151

February 18, 1961

Cancer Info

Breast Cancer

Invasive Lobular Carcinoma

March 5

Stage 2

4.1 - 5.0 cm

Grade 1

Positive

Positive

No

Yes

Mastectomy

Taxol (Paclitaxel)

Provide simple meals that can be frozen. Please pray for me!

Chemobrain Study Nerve ending in fat study

Breast distortion and inverted nipple.

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