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if i have been treated for wpw is it safe to ride a roller coaster

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Fischer
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: In general, if you have been successfully treated for WPW (usually with a procedure called an ablation) it is safe to ride roller coasters and other t ... Read More
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Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Should not be an issue.
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Wpw: If wpw has been successfully ablated risk is the same as a normal individual

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Never (LOL): But if you must I would wait 4-6 weeks Call your surgeon
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Yes: No reason that i can think of, however, knowing exactly what you were treated for would be better. So this is a general answer.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Someone: with motion sickness. I know this one from personal experience (:.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Sure you can, just takes getting used to. If rollercoasters are one of your phobias, gradual exposure with help of behavior therapist would work.
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Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Prob ok: Hi is likely ok. Double check with your surgeon though.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Eventually: But you will have to wait until everything heals and get the approval of your surgeon.
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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Ask your surgeon: you need to ask your surgeon. it really depend how large your scar are and did they have to close any of the from the inside. your surgeon knows what ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashok Sonnad
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stent and roller coa: Sir when was your stent has been placed. Do you any symptoms like chest pain with exertion.. When did you have a stress test done Before yo ride you s ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Varies with: Speed and g forces of roller coaster, don't you think? Ask your surgeon for more specific answer, but i would give it at least 2 weeks.

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