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Is bio oil is safe to use in the abdomen during pregnancy

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miriam Sivkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Not yet: It is not advisable to attempt to induce labor before 39 weeks gestation.
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
When you are ready: Castor oil does not induce labor. It causes a rapid release of stool in your GI tract. If your body is not ready to go in to labor this rapid release ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Definitely: Pregnacare are prenatal vitamins and meant to be taken during pregnancy but starting then before conception decreases your risk of birth defects. Cod ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: Stretch marks in pregnancy are mostly genetic. Moisturizing the skin can help keep it healthy but your genes are the most important factor. Olive oil ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Prenatal Combination: Prenatal vitamins are just vitamins. If a woman is in good health with good nutrition, the added vitamins from prenatal vitamins are not noticeable to... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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No : Do not use any oil based product in the vagina. Only use water based lubricants.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: Those ingredients applied to your face are safe.
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Portable heater: Portable heaters can be prone to toppling over. Also may overheat. May be a fire hazard. Do not leave the heater on while asleep.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
With caution: Evening primrose oil contains prostaglandin-6 and linoleum acid and other prostaglandin derivatives. It can interfere with the action of several drugs... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Poor choice: Why use an ancient, not-very-effective folk medicine promoted by charlatans? The best over-the-counter acne remedy is benzoyl peroxide, but if it's bu... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: Lotions and ointments you put on your skin are not absorbed into the bloodstream in an amount that could effect a developing fetus.

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