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is it safe to use bio oil while nursing

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Girish Kalva
25 years experience Internal Medicine
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
What parasites?: Different drugs are used for different parasites, so a drug can then be recommended based on effectiveness and safety. Although there is no specific ... Read More
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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
Colloidal silver: Two natural treatments I know of are Colloidal silver and grapefruit seed extract, most other treatments are too strong and could harm the fetus. Spea ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Safe and recommended: Not only is fish oil safe, but highly recommended as the best source of dha in breast milk, which is important for the health of your baby's brain & e ... Read More
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Hype: Krill oil and fish oil are the new snake oil, both are high in omega 3 fatty acids which are extremely fragile. Omega 3 fish oils reduce triglycerides ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bio oil: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Yes,...: Its use to all skin is reasonable to ease age-wrinkle and to "smooth" scars, but avoid all mucosa such as eyes, urethra, vagina, mouth, noses, etc. Th ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Possibly very unsafe: Concerns are irritation to skin, allergic reaction & possibly carcinogenic. Best to use to use water soluble lubricant like KY jelly or Surgilube ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
35 years experience Dermatology
No: If you have acne, bio oil may contribute to more. I would use an oil free non comedogenic moisturized like cerave lotion.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably safe: But i woudnt waste your money. If it worked no one would have stretch marks and whoever makes it would be a billionaire . There is not a good treatmen ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2nd trimester and on: I'm not sure why they say it, but the manufacturer recommends not starting bio oil until the 2nd trimester, so i'd probably wait. The ingredients seem ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
What for?: What do you expect to achieve by taking these supplements? None of these will improve your health let alone treat any disease. These can have toxicity ... Read More

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