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My pacemaker/defib is giving off a loud alarm what is thi

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my pacemaker/defib is giving off a loud alarm what is this
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist. I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.That can be due to the any of the following causes:1. Th device battery is nearing its end. Usually the noise goes off 2-6 months before scheduled batter change time.2. One of the leads of the device may be malfunctioning.3. Your device may have delivered a shock to correct a serious arrhythmia.Given these possibilities, you should go to the ER if you do not hear back from your doctor within an hour.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable and authentic answers!This is the link to my profile: