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Does steel plate in arm show up on an airport metal detector?

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In brief: Yes

You need to be hand screened -- and remember to tell them when you arrive.
It will set them off -- and that will just delay you. You will be hand-screened or searched. The microwave technology does not do a good job determining what the metal plate or orthopedic device is, although it is getting better.

In brief: Yes

You need to be hand screened -- and remember to tell them when you arrive.
It will set them off -- and that will just delay you. You will be hand-screened or searched. The microwave technology does not do a good job determining what the metal plate or orthopedic device is, although it is getting better.
Dr. Lester Thompson
Dr. Lester Thompson
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