A 49-year-old male asked:
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my new job requires being sprayed with pepper spray. is this safe for someone with triple coronary heart disease and respiratory problems?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
NO: What of kind of job do you do?!
Answered on Aug 24, 2013
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
May not be: This will depend on the severity of your coronary artery disease and your pulmonary disease. If unsure, better not to risk it. Check with the doctor that knows tour condition.
Answered on Oct 9, 2013
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Not ideal: Stress and respiratory distress can occur.
Answered on Aug 25, 2013

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