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There is no reason that this would be unsafe.
Properly securing an appropriate car seat is vital to the baby's safety. Safe driving practices are obviously essential too! ...Read more
My doctor has prescribed Evion 400 mg twice daily for increased sex drive. Is it safe to take 2 daily?
Your Belief system: Look at the differen causes of decreased sex drive. Most of them do not require medications to rectify it. Evion is Vitamin E, a great anti- oxidant. I am not sure if it really improves sex drive, unless you change the underlying reasons causing the lack of it. No Vitamin or medication taken in excess is safe. Twice a day of Evion is OK if you believe it works for you. Introspection is better ...Read more
Your decision: If you do not feel comfortable driving, call an ambulance. ...Read more
The next day!: To be sure you're going to drive safely, just wait until the next day. No one ever lives with the regret of doing the right thing. Don't find out you shouldn't have driven by causing an accident! ...Read more
I have cellulitis that I'm under medication for. Is it safe to drive a long trip if it hasn't completely healed?
Possibly not: The safest course of action is not to take a long driving trip until your leg is totally healed. ...Read more
6 months after: Most states require that you do not drive for at least 6 months following a seizure. ...Read more
It usually is if: You have on it chronically. If it is your first dose then it may not be. Ask others if you act impaired, and if there is any question, have someone else drive you. Please be safe and don't place yourself or others at risk on the road until you have adjusted to the medication. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is it safe to drive after water breaks or would I have time to wait 30 minutes vs 15 drive to hospital ?
There's time, but Go: Water breaking can be the first sign of labor. It is is usually long process, and for first-timers, can take many hours until birth of the infant. There is time to get to the hospital, however, don't wait. Best to go asap to prevent any complications. It's wise to have a birth plan in advance to coordinate logistics of the day. I recommend someone else driving to ensure your safety and comfort. ...Read more
Depends: There are varying degrees to the severity of night blindness. In the most mild form, you should be fine. However, in the more severe forms, you really should not be driving at night. You will not see well enough. See your eye doctor for testing to determine the severity of your night blindness. ...Read more
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Had my first bout of vertigo yesterday, sent to ER, given anti-nauesea med, felt better. Cleam MRI. Feel fine today. Safe to drive?
Vertigo: If no vertigo or drowsiness- driving safe ...Read more
I was denied my medical card for my commercial driver license with an aortic aneurysm 4.7. Why isn't it safe to drive a commercial vehicle with this?
The DOT Guidelines: Allow a 1 year card for asymptomatic AAA over 4 but less than 5cm but only with clearance from cardiovascular surgeon. If you have no symptoms and a clearance statement from a cardiovascular surgeon and no other disqualifying conditions then you should be certified for a maximum of 1 year. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on how the anesthetic is applied and the degree of anxiety the patient has. If IV or oral sedation is used for the implant, it would be akin to driving while drunk. If only local anesthetic is used and the patient feels comfortable, there is no reason to prevent one from driving home. ...Read more
Is it safe to drive two wheeler if I have cervical and lumbar spondylosis it pains in neck if I drive but its my necassity?
Not safe: U need 2 wear a helmet ; this alone will increase symptoms, as will bumps that jar ur entire spine, even if u r standing most of the time like a jockey riding a race horse. If it's a necessity for ur work u have 2 wiegh the pros ; cons; make a decision knowing the consequences. ...Read more
Is it safe to drive for longer distances in early pregnancy? I drove about 2 hours and I feel so exhausted and wiped out. I am about 7 wks.
Take it easy:
Though there is no danger to the developing
baby, let us not over do it. ...Read more
In unilateral glaucoma with advanced visual field loss in that eye but perfect vision in unaffected eye is it safe to drive relying on good eye?
Generally yes: With 1 normally functioning eye & 1 that has severe visual field loss, your function is largely dependent on your ability to adapt to the missing field areas. As an American driver, visual field loss in the left hemifield & diffuse visually field loss in the right eye was associated with more driving impairment. Interestingly, a large % of monocular patients did well driving. Driving skills vary. ...Read more
I had my first grand mal seizure 2 weeks ago, still getting headaches, when will I be safe to drive and work?
See a doctor: After your first grand mal seizure you must be under the care of a neurologist and on medication. Your doctor is the only person that can tell you about your activity and when it is safe to drive and work. So please follow your doctor instructions and advise and do not take any risk ...Read more
No, do NOT drive: Your thinking processes and reaction times will be much slower and "clouded". No driving or operating machinery where a lapse in judgement could prove disastrous. ...Read more
Car seats!: Properly securing an appropriate car seat is vital to the baby's safety. Safe driving practices are obviously essential too! The size of your vehicle is a factor in car safety as well, but this is not specific to your baby. ...Read more
Ask your doc, 2 w: Usually there's no need to wait more than 2 weeks, but you should follow the instructions (or call and ask) that YOUR doctor gave. Good wishes. ...Read more