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Can you use duac gel when pregnant?

Can you use duac gel when pregnant?

Use benzamycin: The ingredients in Benzamycin are Erythromycin and benzoyl peroxide and are safe in pregnancy. Duac contains Clindamycin which cause rare GI problems. Check with OB , but even though the dose is very small thy may not want you to use a cream containing Clindamycin in pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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Can you use Mederma while pregnant?

Can you use Mederma while pregnant?

Mederma and prenancy: Over the counter topicals should pose no threat to your pregnancy and is safe to use. ...Read more

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Can you use an inhaler while pregnant?

Can you use an inhaler while pregnant?

Yes: Assuming it is for asthma. Your health is more important than the life of the fetus. You need to assure yourself of a good air flow. If not, you will be harming the baby as well as yourself. You should contact your OB to optimize your inhaler medication. ...Read more

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Can you use Epitec whilst pregnant?

Can you use Epitec whilst pregnant?

If doctor says to!: Epitec (lamotragine), and most other medications, should not be used in pregnancy unless your doctor says you may do so. If the benefits of any medicine outweigh the risks of not taking it to you or the baby, then your doctor will likely say it is okay. Talk to your doc about it. ...Read more

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Can you use icyhot cream when you are pregnant?

Can you use icyhot cream when you are pregnant?

Yes: This is completely safe - there is nothing absorbed through the skin. If you are dealing with significant pain that is not explained away as musculoskeletal in nature, then be sure you contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you really get pregnant while using iud?

Can you really get pregnant while using iud?

Very unlikely: Using an iud is comparable to having your tubes tied in terms of effectiveness. We rarely see women getting pregnant on iud. ...Read more

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Can I use bengay while being pregnant?

Can I use bengay while being pregnant?

Ben gay in pregnancy: It should be fine to use during pregnancy. Just remember, all things in moderation. Too much could lead to excessive absorption of components that could be harmful to your baby. ...Read more

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Can you use pain medication when pregnant?

Can you use pain medication when pregnant?

It depends: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe during pregnancy. Ibuprofen is generally considered not safe during pregnancy. Narcotics should rarely, if ever, be used due to the risk to your baby. There is a significant risk that the baby would become dependent upon the narcotics and go through withdrawal after birth. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use hydroquinone 2% using while you are pregnant?

Is it safe to use hydroquinone 2% using while you are pregnant?

Not a good idea: Hydroquinone is category C in pregnancy, which means that it may have harmful effects for your baby. Use of category C medications is generally avoided in pregnancy when possible. Given that HQ is for an aesthetic concern, I wouldn't want to take any risk assoc with HQ. You can start using it again after your pregnancy (don't use it while breastfeeding either). ...Read more

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Can you get caught pregnant when using antibiotic cream?

Can you get caught pregnant when using antibiotic cream?

Pregnancy: Use of antibiotic cream will not make oral contraceptives ineffective. Any time you have unprotected sexual activity, there is a chance for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while taking antibiotics?

Sure...: If you have sex at the right time in your cycle ( around ovulation). Be careful if on bcp and taking antibiotics. Some can interact and make the bc pill less effective. ...Read more

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Can I use lemsips while pregnant?

Can I use lemsips while pregnant?

Probably no: Without knowing your gestational age (how far along) it's hard to say definitely. Paracetamol (aka tylenol) is safe as long as below toxic levels--best to keep below 2gm daily. The decongestant has not been fully tested in pregnancy--these ages constrict or narrow blood vessels so it would be best to avoid unless benefit outweighs risk. No cough/cold med has been shown to effectively shorten colds. ...Read more

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Can you use retinyl palmitate when pregnant?

Can you use retinyl palmitate when pregnant?

Debated: World Health Organization recommendation on Maternal Supplementation During Pregnancy states that "health benefits are expected for the mother and her developing fetus with little risk of detriment to either, from a daily supplement not exceeding 10,000 IU [preformed] vitamin A (3000 µg RE) at any time during pregnancy."[7] Preformed Vitamin A refers to retinyl palmitate and retinyl acetate. ...Read more

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Can you douche while pregnant?

Can you douche while pregnant?

Please do NOT: The American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists recommends AGAINST Douching. ...Read more

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