Port Infection: Longest Story Short (Part 6)

(Catch up on Part 5 here) In the end I had two powerports and a groshong catheter removed, I had an abscess form in my chest. I had to have the incision pulled open, drained and had wound care for several weeks. Yes, it was awful, painful, gross, infuriating, terrifying—and that’s pretty much all the…

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Young & Infected: You Guessed It

Welcome back to our Young & Infected: A Soap Opera series. Missed the first installment? Check out You Give Me Fever then check out part 2, And the Otherwise Healthy Young Person. ____________________________________________ I’m so tired. And frustrated. The hospital finally got back to us about my bloodwork a few days after I got out of the…

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