A 40-year-old member asked:
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what activities to be avoided after an icd implant?

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Dr. Jason Rubenstein
19 years experience Cardiology
Lifting, raising arm: Usually there is a lifting and bathing restriction for a week or so, and then no lifting the arms high for a month. Check with your implanting doc. Mris and welding should also be avoided.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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