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Concerned about harm by oil painting during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   Just found out im pregnant. had a previous miscarriage. being extra careful. is taking an oil painting class ok?
Doctor :   hello
User :   hi
Doctor :   i am Dr here
User :   yes so my question is whether oil painting can be harmful
Doctor :   may i know your age please
User :   34
Doctor :   well fist of all let me congratulate you
User :   thank you
Doctor :   and yes as for your query, yes you can do oil painting
Doctor :   there is no harm
User :   jsut there is so much written about the fumes, solvents etc
Doctor :   well just wash your hands properly
Doctor :   and thats all
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   OK. thats a positive answer
User :   thank you
Doctor :   you will be fine
Doctor :   take care of your self
Doctor :   and i wish you all the very best
User :   having had a miscariage before, seems everything you do/ breathe you have to becareful
User :   almost in a different category that other normal pregnant women
Doctor :   how many weeks have its been now
Doctor :   ?
User :   5th
Doctor :   well its hman nature to be psychological more careful after such incidence
Doctor :   but dont worry you are no different than any other pregnant woman
User :   ok then. thank you!
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