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Is it okay to eat cucmbers while pregnant

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Read this: The fda had released prior guidelines about safe fish intake, but the latest recommendations finally address tuna. Women of childbearing age, pregnant... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Tuna??: According to the fda, light canned tuna is considered "low" in mercury, whereas tuna steaks (albacore tuna) are considered "higher" in mercury than th... Read More

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Dr. Siegfried Schmidt
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Herbs are drugs!: Maracuya is also called passionflower. The fruit and above ground parts of this vine are being used as herbal medicines. It works as pain-, anxiety-, ... Read More
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Looks like it: Maracuya is another name for passionfruit. It's a healthy diet choice, very sweet with a high water content, rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Its ma... Read More
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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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: You can still eat spicy foods when you're pregnant. Just make it all part of a healthy , perinatal diet. Good luck.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes.: That should be fine. All things in moderation though.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Eating spicy food: should not hurt the baby. But pregnant women often suffer from heartburn more easily after eating spicy food. It is the woman's choice.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes, definitely: Very high levels of vitamin a such as in supplements of retin a (tretinoin) type medications are associated with birth defects. However, no normal am... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Sure is. You want to avoid deli meats during pregnancy though, so stay away from pizzas with those on top.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: It's ok to eat a cup of almonds for anyone. Healthy thing to do.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Sure!: You may get some heartburn, and as long as you don't go overboard, some spicy food is fine.

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