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Risk of Sexual Activity in a Man with Heart Disease

Purpose:

To identify the risk for a man with cardiovascular disease having sexual activity.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

I20, I21, I25, I70

Description:

Sexual intercourse is associated with physical exertion, which may pose some risk to a patient with cardiovascular disease. Clinical findings can help stratify the level of risk for a patient. In general the chances of death during sexual activity is low.

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