Sore picc line at entry site

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Hey everyone. I got my picc line wet a couple of weeks ago so the skin around the picc line is still red and itchy. I got it wet again yesterday and noticed the entry site is slightly raised and sore. A tiny amount of yellow discharge has come out. I'm

Not sure where to go tomorrow to get it redressed Abd checked. A&E seems a waste of their time. Any advise? 

  • Hi Cancerbeglam welcome to the forum..I think a and e is exactly the place for you to go unless the chemo unit is open and you can contact them. That sounds like the start of an infection and needs medical attention ASAP so please do go to a and e and get checked out. 

    gail

     
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