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Can atherosclerosis be a contraindication?
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
It depends on what you mean.
A contraindication to what? Exercising, flying an airplane, playing a sport? And it also would depend on how bad the atherosclerosis is. If it has not narrowed arteries enough to cause symptoms, then it probably would not lead to any restrictions.

In brief: Depends
It depends on what you mean.
A contraindication to what? Exercising, flying an airplane, playing a sport? And it also would depend on how bad the atherosclerosis is. If it has not narrowed arteries enough to cause symptoms, then it probably would not lead to any restrictions.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Steven Busuttil
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Increases Risk
Contraindication to what? Certainly atherosclerosis increases the risk for many things.

In brief: Increases Risk
Contraindication to what? Certainly atherosclerosis increases the risk for many things.
Dr. Steven Busuttil
Dr. Steven Busuttil
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