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Grandpa has an icd+pacemaker. Is it safe to wear big headphones to listen to music? I am concerned about the magnets in the headphones... Thank you!
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Ok
Headphones shouldn't be a problem. Arc welding is a problem.

In brief: Ok
Headphones shouldn't be a problem. Arc welding is a problem.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Probably
Who will be wearing the headphones, you or your grandfather? If you are the wearer, no worries; the magnets are too small and too far away to have any effect on his pacer. If he is wearing them, he is still probably okay - but if you're really worried, have him call his cardiologist and make sure.
The big danger from headphones is turning them up too high and damaging your hearing.

In brief: Probably
Who will be wearing the headphones, you or your grandfather? If you are the wearer, no worries; the magnets are too small and too far away to have any effect on his pacer. If he is wearing them, he is still probably okay - but if you're really worried, have him call his cardiologist and make sure.
The big danger from headphones is turning them up too high and damaging your hearing.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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