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does a pacemaker beep when the battery is low

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Hello,Pacemakers do have an internal beeper system. The beeper starts beeping when the battery gets pretty low so you know to get yourself to the doctor right away.


A standard pacemaker battery usually lasts around 6-10 years. The battery strength should be checked regularly every 6 months. If you hear a beeping sound coming from your pacemaker, you should call your doctor right the way.


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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
when you say right a way do you mean go to a hospital right now are contact my Dr in the morrning?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

when you say right away do you mean that i should go to the hospital are see my Dr in the morning


Generally the units give a advance warning of around 6 months before it gets completely depleted. It is better you see your doctor coming morning itself.

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