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Are epsom salt and tens units safe to use in the 6th month of pregnancy?

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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Yes both are safe....Are you soaking in the epsom salts?
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
See below: Even though there are few side effects and minimal contraindications, there are several precautions to be aware of when using a T.E.N.S. Unit. The safety of T.E.N.S. During pregnancy (prior to 36 weeks) has not been established, so it should be used with the knowledge of the physician or midwife. T.E.N.S.Stimulation is of no curative value. T.E.N.S. Does not do anything to the underlying cause.

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