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A 39-year-old female asked:

i used alcohol diluted with water, baking soda and oil as a deodorant for armpits, it safe while pregnant?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Yes: This can deodorize the skin but none will be absorbed into your bloodstream nor will it pass across the placenta. You can continue to use this mixture throughout your pregnancy.

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