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Can I Use Antifungal Cream While Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
No: I hope you get the result you want from your pregnancy test. ...Read more
Do nothing for now..:
How many months of pregnancy does your wife has now? The sensitive time of any medication which may affect fetal formation is the first trimester, that is, about the first 3 months. However, in reality, one-time use as described is very unlikely to have significant effect on the fetus. So, don't reuse with no worry then.
And are you circumcised? If not, just keep it clean and dry as usual. ...Read more
Not recommended: Clotrimazole vaginal and topical preparations are fda pregnancy risk category b.Vaginal use during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters in has not resulted in any adverse effects; use in the 1st trimester has not been adequately studied and is not recommended. In animal studies, there was no fetal harm following administration of intravaginal doses up to 100 mg/kg in pregnant rats. ...Read more
What to do if I have jock itch what's the best secret to battle it. I use antifungal cream, goldbond. Etc. Need more info. Any ho?
See your doctor: If you are still having problems after using OTC medication then it's time to see your doctor ...Read more
Steroid cream: No, cortisone 10 is a low potency over the counter 1% hydrocortisone cream. It has no anti fungal properties. It may make some fungal infections initially better because it will decrease some inflammation and itch but shouldn't be used for more than 2 weeks without the direction of a physician. ...Read more
Anti-fungals: Yes, it is safe to use topical anti-fungal therapies (e.g. terbinafine, ketoconazole, clotrimazole) on your face. But the real issue is making sure you actually have a diagnosis (e.g. tinea facei) that merits treatment with such agents, otherwise you may be delaying appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more
Thrush?: Most of the time we don't use creams for thrush, which is a yeast infection of the mouth. Clotrimazole cream should be used externally (on the skin), not taken by mouth. If you mean for a vaginal yeast infection, then, yes, it is safe to use in most cases. Talk to your OB if you've got questions or concerns. If it really is thrush, you need a liquid medicine. ...Read more
It depends when used: Progesterone supplementation after ovulation can increase the chance for implantation and ongoing pregnancy in women with a luteal phase deficiency (suboptimal Progesterone production). Progesterone taken prior to ovulation may cause the endometrium to become secretory and may lower the chance for conception. Progesterone cream alone should not be used for contraception. ...Read more
Not recommended: It is pregnancy category C. Unless there are no other alternatives (prep H, anusol HC), then it is not recommended. Topical use varies from systemic use but the category does not distinguish between these. I suggest you choose another method and discuss with your OB doctor. Referral is also possible. See a colo-rectal MD after your baby is delivered. ...Read more
YEs: But prep h won't help other than as a lubricant. The best thing you can do during pregnancy to avoid hemorrhoid issues and constipation is to be sure you are drinking 80-100 oz of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily and put up with the frequent urination. Much better to void frequently than to have to deal with hemorrhoids. ...Read more
Yes: It's generally not absorbed, but works locally. Check w/your ob. ...Read more
Yes: This is safe if used sparingly and not for an extended period of time. ...Read more
No: Enjoy the ice cream. It is completely safe. ...Read more
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