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Safe moisturizer while pregnant

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Octinoxate: Through skin absorption, octinoxate can lead to reproductive as well as developmental toxicity. It is also known to damage the immune system in rare c ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
General rule: Over the counter liquids/creams/lotions you apply to external skin do not penetrate the skin deep enough for the material to enter the blood. Only tho ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: You're fine.
A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Topical use of aloe and aloe juice are safe for your baby.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Category C: Benzoyl peroxide is a pregnancy category c drug, which basically means that someone was able to produce birth defects in lab animals using it, probabl ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
21 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: Many midwifes will recommend massaging the area beneath the vagina and rectum (the perineum) with olive oil in the last weeks of pregnancy to reduce t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Should be fine.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: The moisturizer will not do any harm. I trust that you are under the care of a doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health, Wish you good healt ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
Most likely not: Replens normally doesn't affect sperm survivability. Also preceed mineral oil, and canola oil have not been found to compromise sperm when used as a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the lesion. It would be prudent for you to see your doctor to exclude Paget's dis ... Read More

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