A 20-year-old member asked:
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can a picc line cause arm pain and lil headaches that come n go i had it on the eigth and it was taken out on the ninth. but i get shooting pains arms?

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Dr. Michael Raemisch
23 years experience Hand Surgery
Should not: Normally there should not be any problems with the picc line when it's in or when it's taken out. Sometimes we do see problems such as infection, small skin nerve injuries, blood clots. Best to have it checked!
Answered on Jan 13, 2016
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