Yes, they did mine too. They have to use a lot of tape to secure the cath on both sides of the groin and when they remove the tape it will be a lot less painfull if you don't have hair. It's really no big deal. The prep nurse talks the entire time to you to put you at ease.
If you're going to do it yourself, consider doing it several days prior to the procedure. Razor rash is a prime area for "hospital germs" to set up shop. My instructions specifically said not to shave. A male orderly did males while a female nurse did females. Mine was very nonchalant about and put me at ease, talking about the Pat's latest victory. Boom, it was done.
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