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Can people with PICC lines still maintain active lifestyles?

People with a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line are able to do most of the things they love, like going out and playing sports. A nurse will provide waterproof covers so that people can take a shower or a bath. This is important because the PICC line must be kept clean and dry all the time.

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