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Doctor insights on: Can Pregnant Women Use Icy Hot

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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


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Can pregnant woman use icy hot on their back?

Can pregnant woman use icy hot on their back?

Yes: There is not a problem applying external heat rubs for control of muscular pain during pregnancy. Icyhot has a strong odor. Try a brand called biofreeze- I think it is better! ...Read more

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Is it safe for a pregnant woman to go out in hot weather? When is the temperature considered too hot or too cold? Thank you! :)

Is it safe for a pregnant woman to go out in hot weather? When is the temperature considered too hot or too cold? Thank you! :)

Safe: The outside temperature is not going to affect a fetus located inside a woman's uterus. The woman's body temperature will work to keep the internal environment a stable temperature. Think of the millions of women who are pregnant and very very hot or very cold areas of the world. They do just fine. ...Read more

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Can I use icy hot while pregnant?

Can I use icy hot while pregnant?

Try heating pad: A heating paid allows you to control the level of heat to the affected area instead of icy hot pads. Do not place the heating pad on your pregnant abdomen and fall asleep. ...Read more

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Are cold drinks bad for pregnant women?

Are cold drinks bad for pregnant women?

Cold Drinks are: Not bad for pregnant women. However, the teachings of traditional chinese medicine encourage drinking fluids that are close to your body temperature for optimum health. ...Read more

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Is it ok for pregnant women in hot spa?

Is it ok for pregnant women in hot spa?

Moderation: Everything in moderation is a general health rule that in particular applies during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat uncooked hot dogs?

Can pregnant women eat uncooked hot dogs?

UncookedorUnheated?: You should not eat any raw meat, fish, or eggs if you are pregnant. However, most packaged hot dogs have been previously cooked, and can be eaten unheated, provided they have been properly refrigerated and are not past their expiration date. Check label - should state: "fully cooked." most hot dogs contain a lot of calories, fat, and additives, so they're not the healthiest food, esp if pregnant. ...Read more

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H, I am 36 pregnant and while everything was good and feeling hot strong and healthy, now I have started to get a cold, I am cold. Should be concern?

H, I am 36 pregnant and while everything was good and feeling hot strong and healthy, now I have started to get a cold, I am cold. Should be concern?

Check your temp.: A cold this time of year I'd fairly common and treated basically by treating symptoms. The flu is much more worrisome. If you are running fever it is likely more than just a cold. Ask your OB for recommendations for treating your symptoms and mention whether or not you are running fever. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks pregnant. Can I use icy hot?

Icy hot on what?: The use of Icy Hot packs should only be on sore muscles and not placed on your developing abdomen at this time. Consult with your OB MD who should be providing ongoing care for you at this point. ...Read more

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Is it good for pregnant women to take cold water?

It doesn't have: To be cold, but drinking water is good for everyone, including pregnant women. ...Read more

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Are The Cold Cut Subs From Subway Healthy For Pregnant Women.?

Are The Cold Cut Subs From Subway Healthy For Pregnant Women.?

Yes: Absolutely. These meals contain protein, carbohydrates, fates, vitamins and nutrients that nurture your body and baby. ...Read more

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Is it unsafe to eat very hot foods or ice cold drinks when pregnant?

Is it unsafe to eat very hot foods or ice cold drinks when pregnant?

No.: Eat what you like when pregnant (if otherwise healthy); your taste/cravings will change but should protect you from dangerous foods. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use icy hot I'm 13 weeks pregnant?

Is it ok to use icy hot I'm 13 weeks pregnant?

Yes: This is a topical remedy that does not get absorbed in the blood stream so there should not be a concern for the fetus ...Read more

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Can I use icy hot patches at 23 weeks pregnant?

Can I use icy hot patches at 23 weeks pregnant?

Better solution: Better to use an old fashion water bottle with either cold or hot water in it that way you avoid the risk of chemical exposure. A water bottle comes in very handy for babies and for orthopedic injuries later on. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use icy hot on lower back/hip while 35wks pregnant?

Is it ok to use icy hot on lower back/hip while 35wks pregnant?

Yes: The active ingredient in icy hot patches is menthol 5%. It is safe to use at your late stage of pregnancy to help in relief of your back pain. ...Read more

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Hi, im 15 weeks pregnant and I was wondering if I could put icy hot on my stomach?

Hi, im 15 weeks pregnant and I was wondering if I could put icy hot on my stomach?

Yes but your choice: Icy hot is a pregnancy category c medication which means that it has been studied and has been shown to cause adverse effects in animal studies but there are no adequate studies in humans. It also means that if the potential benefit outweighs the risks, then it is safe to use. I am not sure as to why you would need to use this but if you do, then it is your judgement call. ...Read more

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Is cold water good for a pregnant woman?

Is cold water good for a pregnant woman?

TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm. Wordpress. Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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Are cold sores common for pregnant women?

Are cold sores common for pregnant women?

If you are prone: To have cold sores they can be more often when you are pregnant since your immune system is lower normally when you are pregnant, u can take Valtrex (valacyclovir) everyday even while pregnant to prevent them if you are getting them all teheime or Valtrex (valacyclovir) when you get one to make it clear up faster. ...Read more

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I've heard pregnant women can't take warm/hot baths, is this true?

I've heard pregnant women can't take warm/hot baths, is this true?

Depends on temp: Heat from saunas, hot tubs, bath tubs, etc. Can raise the core body temperature of the expectant mother. Fetal problems can result from high temperatures. That is why many physicians warn pregnant women to be cautious. ...Read more

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What pain relievers and cold medicines are safe for pregnant women?

What pain relievers and cold medicines are safe for pregnant women?

Pregnancy medication: Most commonly used pain medications (NSAIDs) and over the counter cough, cold medications are not safe in Pregnancy. However they may not be absolutely contraindicated. Please consult your family physician or Obstetrician before taking any medications in pregnancy. ...Read more