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Pain Pump evaluation

Hello. I'm new to the forum. I'm having a catheter evaluation for my Medtronic pain pump. 

I have severe PTSD so any procedure involving being still is a problem. 

Has anyone had a catheter evaluation? What should I expect? What do they do? 

Any thoughts would be appreciated. 



  • memerainboltmemerainbolt IndianaPosts: 4,697

    Welcome Painlife to the Veritas Health Forum.

    I also have a pain pump but I have never heard of a catheter evaluation. If it were me, I would call your doctor's office and have someone explain the procedure before you go. That way you will know what they will do and what you can expect.

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