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#51647
Decompression Sickness (DCS) aka: The Bends
Greg - 9/26/2008 10:16 AM
Category: Survey
Replies: 191

Have you ever had Decompression Sickness (DCS) aka: The Bends? Answer this survey either way...if your answer is Yes, please provide a short comment on this survey and post a more detailed comment on the following blog:

http://www.divebuddy.com/blog.aspx?BlogID=2476

Your response to this survey and the blog is valuable to our scuba community!
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MDW - 4/10/2020 12:12 PM
[Choose #3] I have never had DCS myself, but one of my favorite Tech instructors got bent 18 months ago and still has virtigo and may never dive again. Sad.
#299
psparks60 - 1/14/2009 9:24 PM
[Choose #2] after 3 dives/day to 100-feet for several days, followed by strenuous activity
#18
AdventureSports - 12/09/2008 9:51 PM
[Choose #5] Borderline
#153
Rambo13 - 12/08/2008 10:44 PM
[Choose #3] Know is a tough call, I was on chamber crew and we had to treat divers for DCS
#1100
Countess4sight - 10/30/2008 4:15 PM
[Choose #1] I swear I am gonna finish the story one day....
#634
GregScubaholic - 10/18/2008 12:31 AM
[Choose #2] skin bends
#1168
akdiver27 - 9/29/2008 4:51 PM
[Choose #5] I did two deep dives to 100 ft back to back and felt sore and nauseas after the second dive who know
#80
dive_chic - 9/29/2008 4:07 PM
[Choose #5] mild skin bends, resolved on its own
#222
JerryGray - 9/29/2008 11:39 AM
[Choose #3] been diving for over 30 years, I follow the rules...
#3094
Magdalena - 9/29/2008 7:37 AM
[Choose #3] A friend had bends, pain, but had a drink to fix himself.
#449
Paco103 - 9/28/2008 11:24 PM
[Choose #5] Not sure, but I may have. Pain in knee went away with the next dive a couple weeks later.
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Beth - 9/28/2008 3:48 PM
[Choose #2] mild dcs,but not diagnosed until after symtoms cleared
#151
dbon - 9/27/2008 12:46 PM
[Choose #3] I know several tech guys that have been bent and only 1 recr person
#213
joelee37 - 9/27/2008 8:44 AM
[Choose #2] a little scarry but i have a good buddy to assist me and to help me to get better
#3662
Seagator173 - 9/27/2008 7:47 AM
[Choose #3] mixed gas dive truk lagoon depth 230ft. previously undiagnosed congenital heart abnomaly
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scubaTim50 - 9/27/2008 7:10 AM
[Choose #4] I am curious.. How shallow of a dive is it possible to get the bends ?
#595
Wakemaker - 9/27/2008 3:18 AM
[Choose #4] I have met a few uncertified divers, over the years, who have experienced the bends.
#268
wiccaboa - 9/26/2008 8:22 PM
[Choose #2] Experienced Bell’s Palsey. Went to Doc, no treatment necessary.
#1378
Coho - 9/26/2008 3:40 PM
[Choose #4] I’ve been seasick from bouncing from surface to 20’ repleatedly, but that’s about it.
#7874
Kemperite - 9/26/2008 3:19 PM
[Choose #1] Helium Bend - No Chamber, used in-water recompression and Chi-Energy for full recovery.
#6072
scubaclay - 9/26/2008 2:04 PM
[Choose #5] Al though I’ve never had DCS I know that nyone can get it if they are not fit to dive. We all need
#15
wolves81284 - 9/26/2008 11:56 AM
[Choose #1] Near drowning and a blow and go required 2 hyperbaric treatments to make sure no AGE
#1591
Jupitermermaid - 9/26/2008 11:23 AM
[Choose #3] I was diving with a person who got the bends, and know someone else who had them before.
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Greg - 9/26/2008 10:17 AM
[Choose #3] past student had minor case that was treated, they had DAN insurance.