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  • traveling

    i'm goin away for six weeks next week and want to know any times where my ICD will be an issue, if an issue at all? in regard to traveling, i.e, the airport, and in general hiking and being outside in the heat, and overall traveling.

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    Re: traveling

    Going through security at the airport, they should hand check you, without the wand, because the magnets in the metal detectors can interfere with the ICD. Other than that the ICD shouldn't create any problems that I'm aware of.


    Husband has HCM.
    3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.


    • #3
      Re: traveling

      Make and carry your ICD card with you they may ask for it , i've only had one person ask but you should carry it with you at all times anyway and make sure you find a hospital once you get there that has the equipment to read your ICD just in case you have any problems and have a great time

      Diagnosed 2003
      Myectomy 2-23-2004
      Husband: Ken
      Son: John diagnosed 2004
      Daughter: Janet (free of HCM)

      Grandchildren: Drew 15,Aaron 13,Karen 9,Connor 9