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can i use mederma while pregnant

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Whitfield
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scars: Creams should be fine to use. You should not absorb things that would be harmful.
Dr. Curtis Wong
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Mederma and prenancy: Over the counter topicals should pose no threat to your pregnancy and is safe to use.

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There is no problem.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Metzinger
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Mederma: Yes it is safe as long as you do not have an allergy to onions. It can be used for stretchmarks during pregnancy. Out of an abundance of caution do no ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric O'Neill
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
No problem!: Mederma is only an onion extract, so no. Whatever you are using it for will unlikely be improved, as well..
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Metzinger
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Mederma: Yes unless you are allergic to onion. In fact it has proven to be effective for stretch marks.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Mederma: From what I have read, there are no controlled human studies to determine adverse fetal effects. Since topically applied medications can be absorbed t ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Mederma: From what I have read, there are no controlled human studies to determine adverse fetal effects. Since topically applied medications can be absorbed ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
No data.: Mederma has never been tested on pregnant women, to my knowledge, so there is no data one way or the other. My standard advice for anyone who is pregn ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Silicone gel: Silicone gel ointments like mederma are safe during pregnancy as they are not absorbed.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Stretch marks: There are no treatments for stretch marks! save your time, money, and effort. The itching can be relieved with over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream, ... Read More
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