Pain pump catheter removal?

I need a second opinion! My catheter broke away from my pain pump and is still under my skin. (It was caught on a stitch.) Does this need to be removed or is it ok to stay under my skin? Could it cause any problems?

Doctor Answers 1

Pain pump tube

It is best to have it removed as soon as possible. Any foreign body is a potential nidus for infection. Best of luck.


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