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In therapy, a contraindication is a condition or factor that increases the risk involved in using a particular treatment, carrying out a medical procedure or engaging in a particular activity. Its opposite is Indication

  • An absolute contraindication is a condition that prohibits the use of a treatment altogether.
  • A relative contraindication weighs in against the use of a treatment when assessing its risk/benefit ratio.

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