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How safe it is to travel during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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User:hi doctor
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:i went for a hcg test and result shows 438
User:failing to understand the meaning of the same
Doctor:When was your last LMP?
Doctor:Last Menstrual Period?
User:18th aug
Doctor:It means to say that you are pregnant
User:and months?
Doctor:Approximately 6 weeks
User:actualy i would be travelling next week to Calcutta, hence wanted to know if it would be safe?
Doctor:How are you travelling?
Doctor:Is it possible to go after 3 months?
Doctor:Are you in Blore now?
User:its my annual leave, iam going for XXXXXXX vacation
Doctor:Is this your first pregnancy?
Doctor:I would advice you not to travel until you complete 3 months
User:wat abt train?
Doctor:Train is good, but not for far distance travel to Kolkota
Doctor:You may still go on air
Doctor:It usually will not cause any problem
Doctor:The first 3 months are very important
Doctor:The organs are formed in the baby at this interval
User:atualy i have a problem, whenevr i travel by air. While landing i feel very sick,every time, hence take medicien leike- avomine
Doctor:Avomine is not to be used in pregnancy
User:then,,which one shal i take ?
User:because i feel badly pukish during landing
Doctor:No medicine is advised in pregnancy
Doctor:Avomine is not strictly contraindicated in pregnany
Doctor:If your symptoms are severe, you may take it
Doctor:But, in consult with your doctor
User:can u suggest any other alrenative?
Doctor:Ondansetron may be tried as well
Doctor:Metoclopramide can also be used
Doctor:Avomine is good too
Doctor:but not advised unless the symptoms are severe
User:actualy i hav a wired problem,,nothing will happen till the aircarfts starts landing. But it would be too late to hav med at that moment
Doctor:even if you vomit once or twice, it is still fine
User:ohh ok
Doctor:With rest and fluids you will be fine soon
Doctor:Is that all?
User:yes, thank you
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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