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is it ok to get electrical pulse therapy on upper back if three m pregnant? accupunc put tinyclips on skin and it sent electrical stim pulses upprback

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Dr. Bruce Young
57 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It's OK: There is insufficient evidence of any harmful effect other than a small risk of skin infection.
Answered on Jun 19, 2013
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Acupuncture with: Electrical stimulation is fine while pregnant. The acupuncturist will know the specific points which should not be needled in a pregnant woman. Congratulations.
Answered on Jun 19, 2013

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