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International travel

Canary
Canary Member Posts: 22

I am looking for information about flying internationally while i still have my chemo port in my chest. Can anyone give me information or advice on how TSA deals with this?    Thanks.

Comments

  • CheeseQueen57
    CheeseQueen57 Member Posts: 933
    No problem

    It‘s no problem at all. Doesn’t set off any alarms or questions. 

  • Canary
    Canary Member Posts: 22

    No problem

    It‘s no problem at all. Doesn’t set off any alarms or questions. 

    Thanks a lot.

    Thanks a lot.

  • Kaleena
    Kaleena Member Posts: 2,059
    No problem

    Did you get a card with your port?   I did.  But that was years ago.   I had my port in for 6 years.  No problems.  Enjoy your trip!

  • NoTimeForCancer
    NoTimeForCancer Member Posts: 2,928 **
    Enjoy your trip.  People fly

    Enjoy your trip.  People fly with all kinds of things implanted in their body.  Nothing scares people more than when you tell them, "I have cancer!"  I remember TSA questioning me about my dialators once. Ha!  

  • Armywife
    Armywife Member Posts: 449
    edited April 2019 #6
    No worries!

    I've travele d to Guatemala twice since having my port, and once since I got the screws and plates in my ankle.  None of it set off any alarms at all!  I did take my bio-flo info card with me in case I had any trouble with the port while abroad.