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pacemaker implantation,can go to sauna ?

Hi, my father has been fitted with a peacemaker.He is 63 of age.Can he go to sauna ,steam room or jaccuzzi? Thank you Paula
Asked On : Sat, 4 Feb 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
HELLO AND WELCOME TO HCM FORUM

YES YOUR FATHER CAN GO FOR SAUNA,STEAM AND JACCUZZI

PATIENT HAVING PACEMAKER SHOULD AVOID RADIATION JUST LIKE IN CT SCAN AND X RAY, MAGNETIC RADIATION JUST LIKE DURING MRI SCAN AS THESE MAY CAUSE PACEMAKER MALFUNCTIONING.

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DR. MAYANK BHARGAVA
Answered: Sat, 4 Feb 2012
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