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Discussion BoardBarbara H was posted 01/25/2005 06:49 pm by Mary Beth
Thank you for your reply. You were right. It did sound like a blood clot,
and when we called the doctor they had her immediately come in to have it
checked. They considered it serious as well. Thankfully, it appears to be
irritation from the drug. They are talking about putting a port in. Is that
what you have? You mentioned a central line - is that the same as a port?
She doesn't really want a port as it feels invasive to her. I told her that
at least with a port she could knit during her treatments. Knitting is her
passion! Thank you so much for your input. It means so much to me to hear
from you as a patient yourself. Take care. Love, Mary Beth
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