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Guidance on taking a driving test during pregnancy, sciatic problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr.XXXhere.
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Please proceed with your health query
User :   i m pregant
User :   2 months 3 weeks
Doctor :   ok
User :   can i give driving test ...???
Doctor :   yes you can give a driving test
Doctor :   if there is back pain, then avoid the fast drive and sudden brakes
User :   okey
Doctor :   have you had any miscarriage before?
User :   no
User :   this is first time...i got married before 1 yr
Doctor :   ok. you have to be careful while giving the test
User :   that i'll do...
User :   \1 more qst
Doctor :   inform your examiner and instructor about the pregnancy.
User :   i have Sciatic problem
Doctor :   yes please proceed
User :   is any exercise to get relax from the pain
Doctor :   if the pain is acute, then you will need physiotherapy along with exercises
Doctor :   exercises are advised only pain in properly under control
Doctor :   as the pregnancy wil progress the pain might increase
Doctor :   be in constant follow-up with your treating doctor
Doctor :   use topical ointments and sprays for pain relief , avoid taking anti-inflammatory medications for pain relief
User :   okey
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   i also hv abdominal pain...
Doctor :   where is the pain located? is it like cramps?
User :   is it normal...or i hv to take extra care
User :   yes
Doctor :   then you need extra care, and adequate rest
User :   okey thanks doctor
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   thanks ...if require i'll come to u...:)
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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