A 45-year-old member asked:
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i had an aortic aneurysm with dissection, and had a pace maker put in. can i still drink alcohol?

3 doctor answers
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: I would not advise that. Double check with your cardiologist.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Avoid it: Avoid it.
Answered on Jan 18, 2013
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
No contraindications: Moderation remember blood pressure control for history of dissection. Regular pacemaker telephone checks.
Answered on Apr 8, 2013

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
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Ao dissection: Typically is of abrupt onset and not preceded by an aneurysm

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