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Medtronic Interstim Therapy
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An_253126 posted:
I just had surgery having the Medtronic Interstim Therapy for bowel control. I was wondering if going in places like Walmart will be a problem? Will I set off any alarms?

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I have the Medtronic Interstim Therapy for bowel control. Will I set off any alarms when I enter places like Walmart?
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antonio1776 responded:
NO...the alarms that go off is not because the detection of metal, its because of a detection of a sensor that they place in their products and clothing. It will set off metal detectors like airports and security buildings.


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