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A IV port

A IV port

It took 4 needle sticks to get my vein for the IV yesterday. Not only stressful but painful. I may have dulled sensation on my skin but it certainly still feels needles. This was my nurses 5 infusion with me. Each time it is getting harder and harder to start the IV. Yesterday this process took us almost an hour. We had to break out the heating pad to try to warm my arm up. It eventually helped, but it…

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Circulatory issues possibly Raynaud’s Syndrome

Circulatory issues possibly Raynaud’s Syndrome

So I went to the podiatrist. As soon as he looked at my feet the first words he said was your feet are swollen. He asked if I could possibly have Raynaud’s syndrome, have I seen a vascular doctor? Oy-vey… I knew the swelling isn’t normal but another doctor. He said the good news is I feel the pulse, that means that the blood is in there still circulating through my feet. However, he said this is the circulatory issue…

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