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Hot springs while pregnant

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Ask your OB: If u were my pt i would say no too much heat bad for the developing fetus.
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
NOT safe unless...: Being in a hot tub for long can raise your core body temperature above 102 degrees which is very dangerous for your baby. Experts advise it's safe as ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Don't recommend: emersion is extremely hot water.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Only very briefly: 42 degrees is quite hot. There is a danger of developing hyperthermia (increase your in body temperature); it's most risky in the first trimester but ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It's not bad for : Your pregnancy but bad for your stomach- may cause stomach irritation in the long run.Take care!
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Try heating pad: A heating paid allows you to control the level of heat to the affected area instead of icy hot pads. Do not place the heating pad on your pregnant abd... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: These are fine during pregnancy, but they might exacerbate a common problem called reflux disease. If they cause acid reflux, then consider other foo... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Yes: If they are fresh and as good as any other food in a jar.
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Odd question: Hi. I must be missing something. Hot chips as in potato chips or French fries? Yes, of course it's OK. I'd stay away from hot paint chips and hot cow ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mayor-lynn
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 19 years experience
Heartburn: You may have heartburn afterwards but otherwise not dangerous.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Hormones: The hormone changes of pregnancy can cause a variety of symptoms and this is probably one of them in your case.

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