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Can i join the army. I have a heart condition

Can I still join the army if i have a heart condition (bicuspid aotric valve)? My doctor gave me the okay to play any sport i want, i dont really have any limitations.
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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Hi,thanks for query.You need to go for proper physical evaluation for your physical capacity.For army you need to very good physique and proper exercise capacity.Go for 2 d echo and other investigations after consulting cardiologist and then appear for physical test.
wishing you good health.
Answered: Tue, 13 Sep 2011
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