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I would agree with that however would also suggest a few tester dives before going back to "normal" diving. Allow time and gas for descents and ascents at a far slower rate than normal just in case there is an issue with equalisation particularly with regards to a reverse block (which will be more likely if there are some residual barotrauma issues however minor such as inflamed Eustachian tubes). Equalise way more than normal as well.
Originally Posted by Tel
Had similar in the Red Sea on a liveaboard - one of the group wanted to keep diving despite having a bit of a cold (never developed fully). Was OK so long as she allowed the extra time - she did get slight blocks both ways but reversing direction and going super slow stopped them being more than a minor irritation. Just changed the diving order so she and her buddy were first in to allow time to descend and they left the group early at the other end to allow time to ascend safely.
Thanks all! I'm in the pool this Friday for a little bit of a paddle, my first bit of water (apart from showers of course) since I decided I'd take a break for a few weeks.
Hopefully if I am OK then, I'll be seeing if I can build up to the pool twice a week, then maybe a dip into Vob after then. Hey, 8 dives in the book so far..