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Can I use my magnet to turn off my vagus nerve stimulater?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Taping the magnet directly over the stimulator will prevent it from working temporarily.
When you remove it, it will restart. If you want it turned off permanently, see you epilepsy doctor.

In brief: Yes
Taping the magnet directly over the stimulator will prevent it from working temporarily.
When you remove it, it will restart. If you want it turned off permanently, see you epilepsy doctor.
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
And why would you want to?

In brief: No
And why would you want to?
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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In brief: No
The magnet supplied by your nerve stimulator has specific characteristic.
Check with the manufacturing company.

In brief: No
The magnet supplied by your nerve stimulator has specific characteristic.
Check with the manufacturing company.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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