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CT scan showing signs of emphysema-size 3? Dr said just need routine check up and avoid scuba diving. Good sign/normal life expectancy?

CT scan showing signs of emphysema-size 3? Dr said just need routine check up and avoid scuba diving. Good sign/normal life expectancy?

Mgt and workup: The CT scan shows the changes in lung tissue that occur in emphysema. It is important to avoid cigarette smoke and to have your lung function tested at intervals. A virtual appointment can be booked to review: healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ ...Read more

Scuba Diving (Definition)

Scuba stands for self contained underwater breathing apparatus when one used scuba equipment and dives one will take a tank with them that eliminates the need to keep returning to the surface this will allow one to stay submerged for up to an hr and perform underwater exploration or ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: scuba diving?

What is the definition or description of: scuba diving?

See below: Scuba stands for self contained underwater breathing apparatus when one used scuba equipment and dives one will take a tank with them that eliminates the need to keep returning to the surface this will allow one to stay submerged for up to an hr and perform underwater exploration or work for prolonged periods. ...Read more

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What to do if I am going to a beach and will also be doing scuba diving and snorkelling, is there anything I should be aware of?

What to do if I am going to a beach and will also be doing scuba diving and snorkelling, is there anything I should be aware of?

Follow dive tables: Always dive with a buddy. Ensure that your equipment is in good working order before diving. Check your tank for air. Having been a navy diver ; having dove with some really wild guys - this is my big recommendation: don't screw around with marine wildlife. ...Read more

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Can you go scuba diving if you have implants?

Can you go scuba diving if you have implants?

What type of : Implants? Dental? Breast? Etc? An answer was already provided from a dental perspective. If you were asking about a different type of implant - be clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Can you advise me on going to high altitudes after scuba diving?

Can you advise me on going to high altitudes after scuba diving?

Scuba: For commercial flights FAA recommends at least 24-48 hours between routine SCUBA and flying. If you suffered decompression sickness (DCS) after diving you should consult a military flight surgeon, FAA Aerospace Medical Examiner (AME) or hyperbaric medicine specialist for clearance before you fly. ...Read more

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If someone had a DVT and pe could they go scuba diving?

Yes: If they are recovered and after close consultation with the treating physician. If they are on oxygen or have significant respiratory symptoms, scuba diving might not be advisable. ...Read more

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How can I equalize my ears for scuba diving?

Valsalva: Try: Yawning, Toynbee maneuver, Valsalva manuever, Lowry Technique, Edmond's technique, swallowing. You can see these demonstrated on various You Tube videos. ...Read more