Sunday, June 27, 2010

Clogged up port!

So today I went in to my oncologist's office for my monthly port flush. YES, I still have my port after a few years!
The nurse tried to get blood out of the thing but couldn't. It was totally clogged with butter and bacon fat!
We found early on that I needed to have my port flushed every 4 weeks. I got so damn busy last month I TOTALLY forgot to go in for my flush.
The nurse loaded it full of some liquid that would dissolve the blood clot that was in the port.
Don't those kill people?


Jenny said...

Uh ohhh. Blood clots = scary. Glad everything went ok though!

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