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i am 22 weeks pregnant can i use icy hot on my lower and upper back?

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Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You don't get any systemic absorption of this so it is safe
Answered on Feb 24, 2017

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Should be: AlWays ask your ob doc these questions first! Icy hot should not be absorbed through the skin to any degree, some hold not be harmful,to,the unborn. ... Read More
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