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A 38-year-old member asked:

I'm taking antibiotics- gentamicin and ampocilin for weeks. should we go for the picc if it increases the risk of having another infection?

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Dr. Pedro Tort-Saade
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
PICC LINES: IF THE TREATMENT WILL BE LONG TERM, THE PICC LINE IS RECOMMENDED. ADEQUATE PICC LINE CARE IS NEEDED TO AVOID SECONDARY INFECTIONS.

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