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Doctor insights on: Can You Get A Bikini Wax When Pregnant

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Is it safe to get a bikini wax while pregnant?

Is it safe to get a bikini wax while pregnant?

Yes: Bikini waxing is safe in pregnancy. You will often have more hair on your body and your skin will often be more sensitive when you are pregnant but otherwise it should be fine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a bikini wax during pregnancy?

Is it safe to get a bikini wax during pregnancy?

Yes: There is no medical reason to not get a bikini wax during pregnancy but it may be more painful. Increased blood flow and edema to the vaginal area in pregnancy may cause the procedure hurt more than you were used to prior to pregnancy. ...Read more

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Brazilian wax vs bikini wax? Which is better?

Depends: It truly depends on how you are feeling and what you want to do. A bikini wax removes the hair around your bikini line, while a brazilian wax removes all the hair. ...Read more

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Is getting a bikini wax safer than shaving?

No.: Waxing is essentially wholesale plucking, so it's no different than shaving from a safety perspective, it just lasts longer. ...Read more

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What is supposed to be waxed in a bikini wax?

What is supposed to be waxed in a bikini wax?

Bikini Wax: Bikini waxing is hair removal below the belly button and in the bikini area. A standard bikini wax incorporates the following steps: first the waxing area is cleaned and talcum powder is applied to the skin. Warm wax is then applied to the area. Thin strips of cloth are pbikini laced on top of the wax. As the wax cools, the strips are ripped away from the skin in a fast manner. Stray hairs tweezed. ...Read more

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It's okay to use nad's bikini wax on body right?

It's okay to use nad's bikini wax on body right?

Its a hard wax: and like any wax it can cause some irritation. so try on small area first, and have hydrocortisone available for irritation. ...Read more

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How can one ease the pain of a Brazilian bikini wax?

Traumeel: Consider smoothing on traumeel ( a product made from herbals - comes from germany where herbs are used as medicines.). ...Read more

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Will getting drunk before a bikini wax keep the pain down?

Will getting drunk before a bikini wax keep the pain down?

Probably: But not necessarily. Would strongly advise against it. ...Read more

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First ever DIY bikini wax at home almost 5 weeks ago, only 1 or 2 hairs have grown back since. Is this normal? Should I wait and see?

Wait and see: Hair grows at different rates for different people. As long as you have no rash or irritation, it is ok to just wait and see how long the hair takes to grow back ...Read more

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Rash after bikini wax and scabs?

Rash after bikini wax and scabs?

Rash: If its red and scaly ( irritant dermatitis ) usually a dermatologist would prescribe a Hydrocortisone cream for several days . If there are pimples ( folliculitis ) an antibacterial ointment may help . See a dermatologist for treatment and diagnosis. ...Read more

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How long does hair need to be for a bikini wax and is it safe to do repeatedly?

Long enough...: ...For the wax to adhere to the hair shafts - which isn't very long - but the longer it is, the more hairs will be removed. Yes, it is safe to do repeatedly - but if you have a lot of hair and expect to be doing it frequently, consider going to a dermatologist (not a spa!) for laser hair removal, which is more or less permanent, and cheaper in the long run. ...Read more

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Can i undergo full body waxing including bikini wax during my pregnancy. ?I m on my 19th week.

Can i undergo full body waxing including bikini wax during my pregnancy. ?I m on my 19th week.

Waxing: The risk is infection at the site of hair roots and that could cause issue with the pregnancy so go easy on the bikini line. ...Read more

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I got a bikini wax yesterday and I'm pretty itchy today. I've been using aloe for the burn. Is there anything else i can use or stick to that?

I got a bikini wax yesterday and I'm pretty itchy today. I've been using aloe for the burn. Is there anything else i can use or stick to that?

Hydrocortisone: 1% hydrocortisone can help with the itching after a bikini wax. If there is an allergic component, the non-sedating antihistamines like zyrtec and allegra (fexofenadine) can also help. Hope you feel better fast. ...Read more

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Can a self bikini wax if waxing strip pulled wrongfully and forcefully can bring heavy bleeding in urine?

Can a self bikini wax if waxing strip pulled wrongfully and forcefully can bring heavy bleeding in urine?

See a doctor: Blood in the urine is not normal and could signal infection stone, or tumor, among other possibilities. Forceful removal of bikini wax strip wax could cause injury and bleeding of tissues. If the bleeding from injury contaminated the urine as urine exited the body, you might misinterpret this as urinary bleeding. Your doctor can help sort this out. ...Read more