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Is it ok to drink ginger beer when pregnant

A female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 40 years experience
Non alcoholic: version should be ok as ginger is a good treatment for nausea.
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Non alcoholic: even though your beverage is labeled with the word beer, it is non alcoholic and therefore safe in pregnancy. The amount of ginger that you are gettin... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Very high ginger: content. It is stated that ginger intake should not exceed 4 grams per day from all sources. PLease see: REF: http://www.livestrong.com/article/50... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
No: Alcoholic drink may produce a false negative result.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Not it should not.: However, some recommend that a woman not use alcohol both when attempting to conceive and during pregnancy.
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A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 21 years experience
This : This is a very difficult situation. Regardless of wheter or not your drinking while pregnant is the cause of your baby's seizures, there is nothing th... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Possible: Your baby can develop fetal alvohol syndrome and certainly the marijuna can cause oroblems especially during the first trimester.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Alcoholism: I am not sure what you are asking. Your husband's alcohol use can in no way affect the health of the baby inside of you. Perhaps I am misunderstandin... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
That depends: Ginger Beer - Although historically a fermented alcoholic drink – Ginger beer is usually sold as a soft drink in this time & age. However, some ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Soft drinks: These are all soft drinks and should not be a problem.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Depends: The answer depends on how far along in the pregnant she is and how much of these substances she has been using. The most important step will be quitti... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Disulfiram reaction: It is recommended to avoid alcohol when taking metronidazole and atleast 48 hours after completing the treatment.
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