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You may want to reconsider travel if:

You've suffered a heart attack within the last three weeks

You have diagnosed severe congestive heart failure

You had major surgery within last six weeks

You have diagnosed severe lung disease

You are pregnant beyond 240 days (or less if your pregnancy is high-risk)

You have a diagnosed middle-ear infection

You have diagnosed acute or chronic sinusitis

You've had recent oral surgery, especially for abscesses

You've suffered recent trauma to your lower limbs or abdomen

You have diagnosed epilepsy (unless it's medically controlled)

You have a wired jaw

You've scuba dived within the last 12 hours

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