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Is welding dangerous to a person with defibrallator or

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is welding dangerous to a person with defibrallator or pacemaker?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.
Yes, it is.
Very dangerous.
I have cleared patients to weld though if it is their job and they have a pacemaker or ICD
you need your cardiologist to call the maker of your device and clear you