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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 a stroke?

Q: My father is an ex-military diver, he is now 68 years old, but has kept up recreational diving for many years since he...
Medical Q and A for Scuba Diving

Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can sciatica, bulging neck discs or hypermobility stop you from...

Q: Having had painful joints, muscles and nerves for years, I have just been diagnosed with hypermobility (Ehlers-Danlos) syndrome. I also have bulging discs...

Scuba Diver Medical Q&A: Can you scuba dive with a false front tooth?

Q: I am off travelling and have done a lot of diving but my girlfriend has a fake tooth which is attached to the...

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