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If I have been treated for WPW is it safe to ride a roller coaster?

If I have been treated for WPW is it safe to ride a roller coaster?

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 thrill rides. ...Read more

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If I have been treated for heart defect can I ride a roller coaster?

If I have been treated for heart defect can I ride a roller coaster?

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. ...Read more

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Can you ride a roller coaster if you have anxiety?

Can you ride a roller coaster if you have anxiety?

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. ...Read more

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Can I ride a roller coaster after SBK Lasik Surgery?

Can I ride a roller coaster after SBK Lasik Surgery?

Prob ok: Hi is likely ok. Double check with your surgeon though. ...Read more

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Can I ride a roller coaster after orthognathic surgery?

Roller coaster: It depends on when your surgery was and exactly what operation (s) you had. Generally, I advise no contact sports for six weeks, and certainly by three months you should be good to go on a roller coaster, but you should definitely discuss it with your surgeon first. ...Read more

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How Long After Laparoscopic Surgery To Ride A Roller Coaster?

How Long After Laparoscopic Surgery To Ride A Roller Coaster?

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 it has been done, and can give you the proper instructions. ...Read more

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Can I ride a roller coaster with a stent and be out in the heat?

Can I ride a roller coaster with a stent and be out in the heat?

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 should have these test done. If they are OK you can ride without any problem ...Read more

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After gallbladder surgery, how quickly can I ride a roller coaster?

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. ...Read more

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How Long After Laparoscopic Surgery To Ride A Roller Coaster? I had the surgery last week thursday.

How Long After Laparoscopic Surgery To Ride A Roller Coaster? I had the surgery last week thursday.

Depends: Depends what type of laparoscopic surgery you had. I generally tell my patients to return to normal activity level as tolerated by pain. But everyone is different, so it's best to ask your surgeon. Just give a call to the office, and they will let you know. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it ok for a person with congestive heart failure ride a roller coaster?

Is it ok for a person with congestive heart failure ride a roller coaster?

Not recommended: Roller coasters can produce 4-5 g's (atmospheric pressures) of pressure pushing against the body during the ride. The heart has to pump against this kind of pressure. Any sustained pressure makes it more difficult for the heart to pump both into the body and into the lungs and brain. Somebody with congestive heart failure could get into big trouble with their lungs or even cause a heart attack. ...Read more

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Can you tear something if you ride on a roller coaster before 2 weeks after having surgery for removal of the gallbladder?

Can you tear something if you ride on a roller coaster before 2 weeks after having surgery for removal of the gallbladder?

Any thing is --: -possible, & depends on how the surgery was done, open or laparoscopic. After an open procedure, there is a much greater chance of injury. ...Read more

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I'm going to thorpe park, and I have a pulse between 100-125, would it still be safe for me to go on a roller coaster?

I'm going to thorpe park, and I have a pulse between 100-125, would it still be safe for me to go on a roller coaster?

Treat your heartrate: I would not let you go anywhere untill your hart rate is controlled. Not even for a bus ride :)
you have graves disease, your fast heart rate is likely related to the thyroid disease. See your doctor and lket him take care of you first. After you can go and enjoy the ride. ...Read more

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I passed out during a roller coaster ride yesterday and had weakness in my legs and pressure in my chest afterward and even today. Heart problem?

I passed out during a roller coaster ride yesterday and had weakness in my legs and pressure in my chest afterward and even today. Heart problem?

Exam advised: Fainting should not be ignored, and since you're experiencing symptoms of leg weakness and chest pressure, you should be evaluated by a physician preferably in the hospital emergency room where EKG and other testing can be carried out expeditiously. ...Read more

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My daughter has wpw, is it safe for her to use ondansetron for nausea/vomiting related to stomach irritation?

My daughter has wpw, is it safe for her to use ondansetron for nausea/vomiting related to stomach irritation?

Probably not: Tough question because zofran (ondansetron) can prolong qt, esp in those with low magnesium and potassium, but does not cause wpw, they are different mechanism.

Given that, zofran (ondansetron) seems to have some effects on heart, so prob good idea to hold off, if only a couple of doses, then prob fine. ...Read more

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Should I go on a roller coaster with asthma?

Should I go on a roller coaster with asthma?

Probably: Those asthmatics who trigger an attack through extreme emotions may want to think this over before the ride. Otherwise, enjoy yourself. ...Read more

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Why does my chest hurt during a drop on a roller coaster?

Why does my chest hurt during a drop on a roller coaster?

Chest pain on roller: May be reflux or cardiac issues, from underlying disease or new rhythms consider echocardiogram, PFTs to check for asthma May be a pneumothorax as well dissection is rare. F/u/ w/ doc this week before next ride gt cleared.

http://www. Webmd. Com/heart-disease/news/20051116/roller-coasters-safe-for-heart

https://www. Sciencedaily. Com/releases/2005/11/051118111404.htm ...Read more

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Is riding a roller coaster a way to cause retina detachment?

Is riding a roller coaster a way to cause retina detachment?

They can be a cause.: The great forces involved in riding certain roller coasters can cause retinal detachments in those who are prone to them. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to go on a roller coaster after I pull my tooth?

Is it possible for me to go on a roller coaster after I pull my tooth?

Not indicated: The violent motion can dislodge the blood clot of the extraction site with the possibility of new and more bleeding. ...Read more

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Will it be a problem if I go on a roller coaster with a degenerative disk disease?

Will it be a problem if I go on a roller coaster with a degenerative disk disease?

Possibly.: Roller coasters by their very nature are fast, and move violently placing high levels of stress on the muscles and joints of the body. If you have significant degenerative disease riding a roller coaster could cause damage and lead to sore, painful back. Recommend that you speak with your physician and if needed seek out a evaluation from an orthopedic surgeon to see what their opinion is. ...Read more

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How can I get over a roller coaster phobia?

How can I get over a roller coaster phobia?

Exposure therapy: There is a lot of validation for treatments that involve gradually increased exposure to the symptoms of panic coupled with relaxation training. Ssri meds are often prescribed for anxiety as well as for depression, but you can also learn how to manage, decrease, ; sometimes completely eliminate the problem by working with a therapist who specializes in exposure-based therapy for panic. ...Read more

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What will happens if someone with a heart condition goes on a roller coaster?

What will happens if someone with a heart condition goes on a roller coaster?

Usually ok: "heart condition" encompasses a broad range of maladies! Someone who experiences angina with exertion should avoid the stress of a roller coaster but most people with hd who have been stable and free of symptoms for long periods can tolerate brief stress well. If in doubt, of course, discretion is the wiser part of valor. ...Read more

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Might it be possible that a dental crown fall off while riding a roller coaster?

Might it be possible that a dental crown fall off while riding a roller coaster?

Crown retention: Crowns will not fall off due to riding a roller coaster unless they would fall off walking, talking or eating normally. The forces of a roller coaster are not great enough to cause a permanently cemented crown to come loose. ...Read more

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Can you get a concussion if you don't hit your head, but you jolt it on a roller coaster?

Can you get a concussion if you don't hit your head, but you jolt it on a roller coaster?

Perhaps: Trauma causing concussion implicates loss of consciousness, loss of memory or combination of both. Does this describe you? ...Read more

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When I stand in lines for something like a roller coaster my heart beats really fast until I feel like I'm going to pass out. That isn't normal...

When I stand in lines for something like a roller coaster my heart beats really fast until I feel like I'm going to pass out. That isn't normal...

Fast Heart Beat: Prolonged standing in line can pool blood towards the legs and hence result in relative dehydration and low blood pressure. Both of these can result in fast heart beat and dizziness. Anxiety and hyperventilation can also have these symptoms. If symptoms persist despite maintaining hydration and breathing calmly then medical attention should be sought. ...Read more

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In the past few days I have been getting the feeling that I feel after I have gotten off a roller coaster (dizzy) I also feel like I'm about faint?

In the past few days I have been getting the feeling that I feel after I have gotten off a roller coaster (dizzy) I also feel like I'm about faint?

???: At this point, there is a wide differential that may include inner ear illnesses, dehydration, or heart palpitations (given your age). If you really feel as if you are about to faint, you may want to strongly consider being seen by a physician in person sooner rather than later. That way, you can get a full physical exam to help determine if you have any of the above. ...Read more