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Which is the best lotion for treating eczema during pregnancy?

Which is the best lotion for treating eczema during pregnancy?

Lotion in pregnancy: There are many options to choose from including: baby oil, olive oil, crisco oil, eucerin, cetaphil, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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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Could my eczema have flared up because of pregnancy?

Could my eczema have flared up because of pregnancy?

Yes it could: Eczema can flare in pregnancy. There are also other skin disorders that can occur in pregnancy that can be confused with eczema. These can be a sign of something more serious. Make sure you bring up your skin condition at your next appointment and have it checked out. ...Read more

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Hi doc,I'm 32 weeks pregnant with Atopic Eruption of Pregnancy(Eczema),not used any steroid creams so far but now the skin is weepy.Sign of infection?

Hi doc,I'm 32 weeks pregnant with Atopic Eruption of Pregnancy(Eczema),not used any steroid creams so far but now the skin is weepy.Sign of infection?

Treatment: You should use treatment of eczema under the supervision of your doctor. If infected weeping eczema, please see a doctor as soon as possible. There are treatments of eczema that are safe during pregnancy ...Read more

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How do you treat ezcema during pregnancy?

How do you treat ezcema during pregnancy?

Same.: Generally the same as when non pregnant. Topical moisturizers and low potency steroids over small areas are not a real problem. ...Read more

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Is atopic ezema and asthma in infant cause by diet eg. Seafood, peanut, cold drinks etc during pregnancy?

Is atopic ezema and asthma in infant cause by diet eg. Seafood, peanut, cold drinks etc during pregnancy?

Maybe: A series of studies showed organic milk had healthier fats than conventional milk (more omega 3s, for instance), that the breast milk of women who drank organic had even healthier fat profile than those who drank conventional, & and that the babies born to women who drank organic during pregnancy & nursing had far less eczema. Genetics sets susceptibility, but there are also environmental triggers. ...Read more

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Is nauzene safe during pregnancy?

Is nauzene safe during pregnancy?

Yes: It's basically just sugar and aspartame (nutrasweet). As long as you don't have phenyketonuria, you can take it. I am not a fan of aspartame anytime, and i think it's especially important to avoid as many artificial chemicals during pregnancy as possible, so i wouldn't recommend nauzene. There are other nausea treatments that i'd use first (try ginger tea). ...Read more