Reply To: How many ports out there?

August 22, 2017 at 5:55 am

Hey Teaberry,

I was recommended a port for plasma exchange by a doctor here in Philly. I am getting my second opinion today from UPenn. I was also recommended a port when I was supposed to start IVIG.

I’ve had one for plasma exchange before, when I had GBS, age 8 or so. I got it put in under general anesthesia, but, I thought I remembered them taking it out while I was under local for some reason.

Anyway, I’ve never had one while outside of the hospital. If plasma exchange is the next step, I’d be curious as to how this will change my life.

Keep us updated on your port journey!