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can pregnant women use icy hot

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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: For topical pain relief, the ingredients are not feto-toxic!
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Myth: pregnancy is not a disease state and pregnant women have no more risk than the general population unless the pregnancy is impaired.
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
11 years experience Internal Medicine
They do not have: increased risk of catching a common cold or flu.
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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No: You can take a hot bath. You don't want the water to be so hot that it will make you uncomfortable.
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: When you take a hot bath (or head for the hot tub) the blood vessels in your skin, arms and legs dilate. This can divert the blood from your heart to ... Read More
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Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
No: Nope, not true. I've wondered where the old wives' tale came from...If you break your bag of waters, you won't know? And, for thousands of years, pre ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
OTC remedies: As a general rule, try otc (over the counter) remedies first (e.g. Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fevers, minor aches & pains, Robitussin or cough, etc.. ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low carb/low sugar: A diet low in sugar and carbs will minimize weight gain and the size of the baby. It will also decrease the risk of gestational diabetes.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But be careful as there are some recent reports of chemical burns.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Eat your steak!: A pregnant woman can definitely eat steak, but it should be cooked all the way through. Some may think this ruins the steak. To have a steak that is c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Expanding belly: The rise of the developing pregnancy pushes the intestines and uterus up and out, as the umbilicus(belly button) is also "pushed out"..
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but be careful: Assuming the pregnancy is going well, there is no additional risk by having anal sex. However, since the anus was not designed for sex, be very carefu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Us government: Rda's are guidelines set by the food and nutrition board of the national research council.

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