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<b>What if I have a pacemaker and want to avoid going through an X-ray machine?</b><br></br>
Some travelers have been instructed by their doctors to avoid X-ray machines, as they could affect the pacemaker's magnetic calibration. The TSA recommends you show your Pacemaker Identification Card to an officer and ask for a pat-down.
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( AP Photo/File / September 13, 2012 )

What if I have a pacemaker and want to avoid going through an X-ray machine?

Some travelers have been instructed by their doctors to avoid X-ray machines, as they could affect the pacemaker's magnetic calibration. The TSA recommends you show your Pacemaker Identification Card to an officer and ask for a pat-down.

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