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do prenatal vitamins help acne

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I'm sorry anyone told you something so foolish. They're good for you and for baby, but if you have acne while you are pregnant, your best choice is to ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Your mainstay of treatment is topical benzoyl peroxide; if this fails after two weeks, get a prescription from your physician. Acne is a serious, chro ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Brown
15 years experience Dermatology
No: Acne results from oil overproduction (often due to hormones), clogged pores, p acnes bacteria, & resultant inflammation from your immune system recogn ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Ideally with 5-MTHF: Most prenatals are fairly similar but there's a subtle yet important difference. About 30% of people can't convert Folic Acid to its active form, l-5- ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Three months before: Three months before your pregnancy if you can anticipate.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Immediately: You should start prenatal vitamins when you start being prenatal.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Not for a while: Continue to take your prenatal vitamins until you are done breast feeding, which will hopefully be at least a year after you've given birth. As long ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Zabukovic
18 years experience Family Medicine
Other option better: No harm in it, really, but a prenatal vitamin may not contain the amount of other vitamins and minerals (like calcium and vitamin d) recommended for t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scarantino
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Any way: Chewables or tablet form, as long as you can tolerate taking the vitamins, that is what is important. Prenatal vitamins are SUPPLEMENTS to a healthy, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Its fine: No, it will be fine. It just might upset your stomach.

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