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Who requires a medical clearance to fly?
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Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Fit to fly
Medical clearance to fly is required if: •fitness to travel is in doubt as a result of recent illness, hospitalization, injury or surgery.
•you have an existing unstable medical condition. •special services such as oxygen or the use of medical equipment on board is needed. •you are travelling for medical reasons or treatment. If unsure please contact your airline and physician before travelling.

In brief: Fit to fly
Medical clearance to fly is required if: •fitness to travel is in doubt as a result of recent illness, hospitalization, injury or surgery.
•you have an existing unstable medical condition. •special services such as oxygen or the use of medical equipment on board is needed. •you are travelling for medical reasons or treatment. If unsure please contact your airline and physician before travelling.
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan
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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Certain conditions
Some patients may be at higher risk to fly on an airline.
Prolonged immobilization during flight may cause venous thrombosis in individuals with preexisting thrombotic or venous disease. Jet aircraft are not pressurized to sea level. For patients with impaired cardiopulmonary function or other health problems (eg, sickle cell disease), supplemental oxygen may be needed.

In brief: Certain conditions
Some patients may be at higher risk to fly on an airline.
Prolonged immobilization during flight may cause venous thrombosis in individuals with preexisting thrombotic or venous disease. Jet aircraft are not pressurized to sea level. For patients with impaired cardiopulmonary function or other health problems (eg, sickle cell disease), supplemental oxygen may be needed.
Dr. Michael Dansie
Dr. Michael Dansie
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Any 1 can fly
I don't know of anyone who needs med clearance 2 fly.
There r some people who's mds have recommended they not fly 4 various reasons medical & psychological

In brief: Any 1 can fly
I don't know of anyone who needs med clearance 2 fly.
There r some people who's mds have recommended they not fly 4 various reasons medical & psychological
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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