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is scabies dangerous for pregnant women

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If you have been immunized or if you have had the measles in the past you needn't worry. If this isn't the case, you should avoid exposure and you sh ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Mothers that smoke usually have smaller babies due to the compromise in the blood circulation thru a placenta that is damaged by the nicotine. Also mo ... Read More
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes and for fetus: Smoking cigarettes has harmful side effects. However, doing so while pregnant has harmful side effects not only for the mother but also for the devel ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sam Pennella
Specializes in General Practice
Lysol: No. They are safe, but you should still wear gloves to protect your skin while using them. Your fetus will be fine. These wipes are not known to cause ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Please don't: Lysol is not intended for use on humans. A one time use isn't going to hurt your fetus but it's bad for you, so please stop.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Scabies is: bothersome for any one who has them. If pregnant - ensure that discuss pediculosite that you will use with your physician/ obstetrician before hand.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Scabies: Scabies is a ksin infection caused by a mite called sarcoptes scabiei. Scabies can cause intense itching which worsens at night. If you check your ski ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
See your doctor: Sounds like you have a couple of different things going on. You should see your regular doctor who can determine what is appeopriatwe for you.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Different types: There are different types of radiation therapy. Some patients have beams that are aimed at them. Other patients have small radioactive "seeds" impla ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: All are okay for use Malathion is theoretically preferable.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But be careful as there are some recent reports of chemical burns.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Expanding belly: The rise of the developing pregnancy pushes the intestines and uterus up and out, as the umbilicus(belly button) is also "pushed out"..

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