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is raw wheat germ safe for pregnant women to eat

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sure!: You should try to have a balanced diet during pregnancy (and outside of pregnancy for that matter). Avoid large, predatory fish (swordfish, shark) bec ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes! Consult your MD: Paracetamol is another name for acetaminohen ( trade name *tylenol). It is can be used for minor aches, headaches and other minor pain during pregnan ... Read More
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: The same cautions apply as for a non-pregnant person. Pay attention to dosing to avoid taking too much. Avoid it if you have liver problems. As with e ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Several are "safe": Some antifungals for skin or vaginal use are "safe" in pregnancy, meaning that the number of birth defects are the same whether or not the antifungals ... Read More
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Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Talk to OB: but lotrimin (clotrimazole) and Monistat are tested and approved in pregnant women. I would always make sure with your OB that you actually need to us ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Several are "safe": Some antifungals for skin or vaginal use are "safe" in pregnancy, meaning that the number of birth defects are the same whether or not the antifungals ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
No: There are many types of ginseng -- asian, chinese, siberian, american, etc. But a few types of asian/eastern ginseng have been shown to cause birth de ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Sucralfate: Sucralfate is considered safe for treatment of acid reflux in pregnant women. So little is absorbed from the intestinal tract that there is felt to be ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Manganese as a supplement is safe. Taking an additional manganese supplement is not usually needed for pregnant or breastfeeding women.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Pregnant women: I personally prefer to delay all elective dental treatment until after the baby is born. It is my understanding that any local anesthetic given to the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Many medications are tested, and most medications will have a catagory that will say what the safety is during pregnancy, some meds are totally safe a ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
N-acetylcysteine is.: The glutathione precursor n-acetyl-cysteine is class b (i.e. Safe) in pregnancy and lactation. It is administered in cases of tylenol (acetaminophen) ... Read More
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