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Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you dive with childhood asthma?

Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you dive with childhood asthma?

Q: My ten-year old daughter Lucy has asthma, which she’s had since birth. In her first few winters it was quite severe and she...
Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you go hang-gliding after a dive?

Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you go hang-gliding after a dive?

Q: I’ve been diving for 30-odd years and was a smoker until five years ago (I’m now 48). Unfortunately I think I left giving...
Scuba Diver Q&A: Can orbital floor fractures and eye floaters stop you from diving?

Scuba Diver Q&A: Can orbital floor fractures and eye floaters stop you from diving?

Q: I have suffered an orbital floor fracture whilst playing rugby. My doctor has instructed me not to blow my nose due to subcutaneous...
Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you scuba dive after gastric band surgery?

Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you scuba dive after gastric band surgery?

Q: I had weight loss surgery a few years ago. The procedure I had was called gastric bypass. Ironically I sold my dive gear...
Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Is it safe to scuba dive if you suffer from panic attacks?

Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Is it safe to scuba dive if you suffer from...

Q: I’ve been stationed out in Vietnam with work for a year, and while here I’ve been enjoying all the natural pursuits the country...
Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you scuba dive if you’re a blood donor or while taking beta blockers?

Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you scuba dive after giving blood or while taking...

Q: I am a regular blood donor and was wondering whether you could see any reasons I can’t dive? I really want to try...
Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you still scuba dive when on medication for atrial fibrillation

Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you still scuba dive when on medication for atrial...

Q: Hello. I have been diving for 57 years, and I am an advanced diver and ex-instructor. I was recently diagnosed with atrial flutter...
Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you be too old to scuba dive?

Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you be too old to scuba dive?

Q: While holidaying with my daughter and grandchildren in the Maldives I was given the opportunity to dive. I had only ever snorkelled previously...
Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can You Scuba Dive After Suffering From a Collapsed Lung?

Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can You Scuba Dive After Suffering From a Collapsed Lung?

Q: Over 22 years ago, when I was 19, I had a spontaneous bilateral pneumothorax. This was not related to any illness or defect,...
Young Alex Set to Become Master Diver at 13

Young Alex Set to Become Master Scuba Diver at 13

A 13-year-old scuba diver from Lincoln is set to become a Master Scuba Diver, making him one of the youngest in the UK to...


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