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What does a commercial diving physical consist of?

What does a commercial diving physical consist of?

Commercial Driving: The test involves a general physical examination, hearing test, vision test, urinalysis, and urine drug screen. You get a certification to be fit and depending on the findings it may be valid up to 2 years maximum (note this is for wisconsin dot. ...Read more

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Can I dive after my ope. Big lorrys.?

Haven't a clue: What an "ope, Big lorrys" is. Please clarify and re-ask so that we can better assist you. ...Read more

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Can I take mypradol and scuba dive?

Can I take mypradol and scuba dive?

Caution is advised: Mypradol contains 3 medications--ibuprofen, Acetaminophen (tylenol), and Codeine and this is often used to treat pain such as those just had surgery etc... Codeine can cause drowsiness and thus impair your judgement. If you not having any side effects and just casual scuba should be ok. Like all med, use smallest effective dose and for shortest time period possible. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What happens if you scuba dive and rise too quickly?

What happens if you scuba dive and rise too quickly?

Several things...: As dr. Ekizian noted, dcs is a serious problem that can be caused by ascending too fast. In addition, if you don't exhale fast enough while rising, you are at risk for lung damage from too much pressure. This can lead to a collapsed lung and/or air entering your bloodstream and causing an arterial gas embolism (age). Age, which can block blood flow to the brain, is very serious and can be fatal. ...Read more

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What is effect on retina from repeated diving from high platform?

What is effect on retina from repeated diving from high platform?

No known Problems: There aren't any known retinal problems that you should expect to experience from this. ...Read more

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I'm looking into commercial diving. Would it be ok to dive while taking lamical?

I'm looking into commercial diving. Would it be ok to dive while taking lamical?

Almost certainly not: No scuba certification required. You must graduate from a commercial dive school.
The association of diving contractors international (adci) is the main organization for commercial-diving medical requirements in the us. Lamictal can be used for epilepsy, bipolar d/o, and other psych conditions. All are disqualifying by adci neuropsych standards. Check adci's website for complete requirements. ...Read more

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I'm having a depression dive and need some support?

I'm having a depression dive and need some support?

See your doctor: If not in treatment for depression already, please see your doctor for evaluation -- to make sure you're physically healthy. Reach out to others you trust. Exercise regularly, get out of the house, and eat healthily. Sometimes conversations and activities with others can lighten your mood. Get consistent sleep. Avoid alcohol. Psychiatrists ; psychologists are available to help you also. ...Read more

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Was diving and my ear poped, now its draining? Should I be concerned?

Was diving and my ear poped, now its draining? Should I be concerned?

Is there drainage: Coming out of your ear (externally) or is drainage in your throat? Normally there is pain with rupture of the tympanic membrane. Although these usually heal well, would recommend medical evaluation. Another possibility is that the pop isn't related and that you have an external ear infection. See this great info on otic barotrauma: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001064.Htm. ...Read more

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Is it bad for your health to dive into snow after a long, hard workout?

Is it bad for your health to dive into snow after a long, hard workout?

Why?: At ur age u could tolerate it, but as 1 ages ur heart may not react well ; there can b serious consequences. ...Read more

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How can you scuba dive safely?

How can you scuba dive safely?

Diving: First - get medically cleared before learning to dive. Second- become trained through a recognized course. Third- don't dive when you are sick. Fourth - Use your dive tables and don't hot dog. Fifth - I try not to screw around with marine organisms that could hurt me. ...Read more

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I'm using flomist. Can I scuba dive using nitrox?

I'm using flomist. Can I scuba dive using nitrox?

Flomist is not sold: In the us. If it is fluticasone nasal spray for nasal allergy sxs - that suggests you may have nasal congestion which might impede your ability to clear your ears. If you have fluticasone systemic med for treatment of asthma that can be a serious problem when diving. Encourage you to see an undersea medicine physician to go over your health issues ; to determine if you are safe to dive. ...Read more

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What is worse than swimming backstroke and someone dive on your face?

What is worse than swimming backstroke and someone dive on your face?

Ouch: How about having a serious neck injury and having your child jump from the side of the pool and land directly on top of you head. Wow - did that hurt!! ...Read more

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How did I tear my acl? I fell in volleyball while diving how did this happen?

How did I tear my acl? I fell in volleyball while diving how did this happen?

Noncontact ACL: Sudden deceleration and pivoting can cause non contact ACL tear, small lateral femoral condyle shown to be a risk factor ligamentous laxity can be a risk factor as well hope this helps its fixable sorry for you unjury ...Read more

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What happens when you dive and don't equalize the pressure in your ears?

What happens when you dive and don't equalize the pressure in your ears?

Negative pressure: The space behind ear drum will develop a negative pressure pulling in your eardrum. This will hurt. It may rupture. You may bleed in the ear. Won't be too fun. ...Read more

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Why might someone need a typhus vaccine for diving?

Typhoid: The vaccine is recommended if traveling to a part of the world where Typhoid is endemic (does not substitute for caution when eating/drinking). Not required for diving, but for travel. ...Read more

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Have high bp, can I sky dive?

Have high bp, can I sky dive?

Blood pressure: If you have well controlled BP and are otherwise normal, sky diving is reasonable. ...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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