A 46-year-old female asked:
i'm allergic to cetyl alcohol, cetearyl and stearyl alcohol, lanolin i can not using all make up, which i like, please tell me why and how to cure.thank?
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Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Read labels: Avoidance by reading the ingredients in the label. You may also consider seeing a dermatologist who can test you to potential allergens including the cosmetics you intend to use. There is no better treatment than avoidance.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
What is fetal alcohol syndrome?
3 doctor answers • 14 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Congenital problem: If the developing baby is exposed to excess alcohol then it can develop abnormalities in brain function as well as facial development. People with fetal alcohol syndrome can also have emotional difficulties. No one really knows how much alcohol is too much for the baby so we generally advise pregnant women to avoid alcohol.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Should I be concerned if I consumed alcohol before I knew I was pregnant?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Probably not: Habitual, or alcoholic, drinking during pregnancy can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome which causes major problems for the newborn. Just one or two drinks will not cause this, but you should not drink alcohol if you are pregnant, just to be safe.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
What must I avoid or limit in my diet while breastfeeding besides alcohol?
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Pediatrics 37 years experience
Tobacco and other : Drugs cause harm to the infant, most foods are quite safe.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
What are the effects on drinking alcohol on anti-depressants?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Runs against them: Using both alcohol and antidepressants together runs the risk of intoxication and sedation -- more than expected with either alone. Also in the long run, alcohol is a depressant, and disrupts sleep cycle. Your antidepressant will be fighting this, in a sense. Alcohol may give the temporary illusion of improved mood, but repeated binges can also dysregulate -- rather than even out -- your mood.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
How safe is the polyvinyl alcohol used for uterine aterial embolization?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Safe: Pva is a safe particle that is used for uterine artery embolization. However, it's particles are irregular in shape and not a consistent size. Therefore the use of this has largely been abandoned outside of a few select centers. There are many other embolic agents that are used, thought to have have more uniform size.
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Last updated Apr 4, 2019
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