Best of luck to you with treatment. You might want to visit lymenetdotorg. It's a large site filled with people like you and going through similar treatment. They also have a what's called newbie links filled with tons and tons of information. Simply click on Flash Discussions..Medical Questions.
I can't tell you who much I learned and still do from all this great community.
well wishes! I had picc line put in, stayed in place until done with IV, 5 months. Also one can get IV where plastic inserted each time with needle, as drawing blood.
Thanks for info tory 2457.