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Flying after a fructured skull

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Dr. Vineet Saggar MD

My father-in-law is on holiday in XXXXXXX and has suffered a skull fracture . How soon after he is released from the hospital will he be able to fly? It's a six hour flight. Thank you. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vineet Saggar ( Neurologist)
Dr. Shiva Kumar R MD

to have it removed again. He is still 'skull-less' on the right side of his head. He is hoping to fly from ...My nephew had head injury two years ago in an accident. Part of his skull on the right... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shiva Kumar R ( Neurologist)
Dr. T Chandrakant MD

I had my appendix out on Saturday night and am meant to be flying from london to the Netherlands on Thursday. There were no complications and it was all done laporoscopic (Sorry about spelling) the flight ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr.   Ivan R. Rommstein MD

Hi my baby suffered a linear skull fracture to the right parietal bone at 3 days old . A CT scane ... will she be ok to fly? Is it dangerous at all? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein ( General Surgeon)
Dr. S Patra MD

. Will it be safe for her to fly a 13 hours flight to Aus after 13 weeks of pregnancy? ..., but after that bleeding subsided. We did ultra-sound, and found baby's hear beat is still there, other ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. S Patra ( OBGYN)

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Dr. Gaurav Patel MD

to fly within the week on a 4.5 hour flight and im wondering if i will be ok? I did fly twice after my ...I fractured my skull five weeks ago, i feel fine apart from being tired and needed more... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Gaurav Patel ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Erion Spaho MD

My son sustained a 4 inch linear fracture on the back of his skull a couple of days ago ... a trip planned for Sep 3 where we will be flying on a plane for 5 hours. Is it ok for him to take ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Erion Spaho ( Neurologist)
Dr. PANKAJ ARORA MD

and a beautiful black eye. She went to A&E where they said she may have a fractured skull but didn t xray it or anything. We are due to fly to Italy next Tuesday - will she be ok to fly? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. PANKAJ ARORA ( Neurologist)
Jay Indravadan Patel MD

they took part of his skull away. The drs. there say it is safe for him to fly back to the U.S. where we hope he will get faster treatment. Is flying safe for him? ... View answer

Answered by : Jay Indravadan Patel ( Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist)
Dr. Olsi Taka MD

Two weeks ago I suffered a subdural hematoma. Holes were drilled in to my skull to relieve the blood. It was an 11mm area of blood and my brain shifted to the left side of my head. After the initial ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Olsi Taka ( Neurologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Aarti Abraham MD

I fail to understand your query.

Dr. Vandana Andrews MD

I think you should NOT go flying, 1. reason is that when you break a skull bone, it increases your chances of blood clots, they can do serious damage, going into high altitudes, like when you fl, increases...

Dr. Minhaj Syed MD

Hi, Fracture of the skull by itself is not a contra indication to fly.But please be sure that you do not have any associated complications secondary to this head injury like giddiness, vomiting, visual...