I had a pace maker implant 2 weeks ago. I do not know what kind. My family doctor ordered a chest x-ray...is this safe?

3 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    Yes it is OK to get X-rays and CT scans. On the other hand MRI's are not. Doctors sometimes forget you have a pace maker and consider MRI's. You need to remind them that you can not have MRI's because of your pace maker.

  • 1 month ago

    Does your doctor know about the pacemaker? if yes, then you should be ok.

    Would you really trust your life to comments on this forum?

  • 1 month ago

    yes it's safe

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