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Old 03-18-2009, 06:56 PM
Dog80 Dog80 is offline
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Last year I was hospitalized for about a month total and had catheters inserted twice in my wrists. I had them for a week each.

I had all kinds of stuff injected through the catheters. I could feel the liquid flowing but it wasn't painful or uncomfortable at all.

But the nurse doing the catheter insertion commented that I have thick veins that are easy to spot.

You still have the same catheter after two weeks? I thought they take it off after a week and insert a new one to minimize the possibility of infection.