After many years of lots of hospital admissions and iv drugs they now have real problems getting iv line in they moved to my feet but now this is proving useless.
After my last admission i had a mdline inserted which they told me were very good could stay in for 4 weeks and that they very rarely had problems with them. Well after a week i developed a blood clot so they removed the line and put a new one in the other arm and low and behold a week later i had developed a blood clot in that arm.
I am now really worried about any further admissions as i am always on iv drugs for a minimum of two weeks and am petrified of having to have midlines inserted again as the blood clots were extremley painful and due to the i am still having to inject tinzaparin dail (developed blood clots end of feb).
Is there any other way of getting iv acsses which will not cause these complications.
thanks for any help kym