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A 42-year-old member asked:

is it safe to use facial cleansers in pregnancy?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Facial cleansers without Retin-A are safe in pregnancy. So in general, if you got it over the counter without a prescription, you can continue your skin care routine throughout your pregnancy.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Yes: Yes, there is not enough absorption to cause a problem.

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A 29-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to get a facial while pregnant?

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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: One word of caution though: avoid any substances with retinol and/or retinoic acid in it.
A 22-year-old female asked:

Hi im 2 months pregnant is it safe to use eskinol products facial cleanser tnx?

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Dr. Tanveer Janjua
Facial Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
Vit A PRODUCTS: Any vit a product like Renova (tretinoin) retin a can cause birth defects. Check the ingredients of any skin care product to make sure it does not have vit a.
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A 34-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to use Eskinol facial cleanser during pregnancy?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes: As a rule, as long as facial cleansers contain no retinal or Vit A derivatives, such as this product, you need not be concerned. This product is a derivative of papaya, and should be safe as directed

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