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is it safe to use sodium bicarbonate during pregnancy

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is fine to use those ingredients when cooking during pregnancy. They will cause no problems for you or your baby. If you don't use them your cake ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Category C: If used during pregnancy, meaning use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Other medications are more safe during pregnancy for acid reflux as ran ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisha Manek
Specializes in Rheumatology
Acute Gout: Sodium bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) once it enters the stomach, turns into water and a carbon dioxide gas. The pH of blood is unaffected. Therefo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: Sodium bicarbonate is a symptom relief measure used in adults experiencing heartburn or reflux. Adults have kidneys that can get rid of the extra b ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Horng
19 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Kidneys compensate: Your body tries to buffer the increased carbon dioxide from chronic respiratory acidosis by increasing the bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) absorption ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It's safe: It doesn't work very well. Nowadays if you have body odor, you'll be at risk to lose your job and nobody will tell you the real reason. You also can't ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Rhabdomyolysis: Keep taking fluids. As a general rule if CPK less than 1000 there is no danger to kidneys.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
What for?: What do you intend to accomplish by taking baking soda? It is not a treatment or prevention for anything. If you must talk to your doctor and mention ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No consensus: In 2009 a group at whitechapel published initial findings but this is far from an established fact and the ongoing uncertainty in this very difficult ... Read More
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