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Do you always follow Dr's orders to the letter, no matter what?

I try to....but I believe there are certain times when Dr's orders need to be revised.

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DereksBabyMomma

Asked by DereksBabyMomma at 11:49 AM on Oct. 21, 2010 in Health

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  • yes
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 11:49 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • No, I do not. If I had, it would have killed my son.
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 11:51 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • For the most part. I always have untill my OB told me that I need to wear stockings when I was pregnant because I was passing out 3-4 times a day. And he told me this after I told him that it is a pre existing medical condition that has been getting much worse durring my pregnancy. Aside from that one time then yes i do.
    Shelii

    Answer by Shelii at 11:52 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • I nearly cut the top of my finger off yesterday, and the dr told me to keep it elevated to keep it from swelling.........everytime i elevate it, it starts swelling, and hurting beyone belief!
    DereksBabyMomma

    Comment by DereksBabyMomma (original poster) at 11:52 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • No, my doc gave my 7 mo a prescription for flouride, I haven't filled it yet and don't plan to.
    Shanna84

    Answer by Shanna84 at 11:53 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Yes. I figure he knows what he's saying better than I do. If I'm not going to follow his orders, why go to see him in the first place?
    poptart0325

    Answer by poptart0325 at 11:58 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • For the most part I do but if I'm not afraid to tell me doctor when I don't think something is right for me.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 11:59 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Generally, yes. Not all the time though.
    I know me, I know my body, so I sometimes feel that they're wrong. That doesn't happen often, but when it does I follow my instinct.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 12:05 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • sometimes yes sometimes no
    peace013

    Answer by peace013 at 12:11 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • no, but I am usually the one giving the doctor orders so...
    dmelyoung

    Answer by dmelyoung at 12:20 PM on Oct. 21, 2010

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