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Hair Dye And Pregnancy
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
Had bad experience at salon after hair coloring. Are store hair dyes safer for your scalp and hair? Tyvm
Is it safe to con't using nair hair bleach and eflornitine cream for unsightly moderate facial hair during pregnancy (6 weeks) with history of pcos?
Does a pcos woman have a new scalp hair regrowth during pregnancy?how can pregnancy affect scalp hair?
Probably safe: http://www.babycenter.com/404_is-it-safe-to-color-my-hair-during-pregnancy_3273.bc I agree with the statements made on babycenter's website. While it mainly affects women in their first trimester, always keep in mind that the "natural" malformation rate is in the range of 3+ %. If your baby happens to have a malformation and you were exposed to a chemical believed to be safe, doubts may haunt you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rx during pregnancy: Should always be cleared by your obstetrician ...Read more
Hi im 4 months pregnant & my natural hair color is starting to show so i was going to purchase ammonia free brown hair dye to dye my hair.Is this safe?
Ask your OB doc: I tell my pts to wait until they are out of the 1st trimester for any hair dyes that would be 13 weeks. ...Read more
Applying skin hair bleach, body hair removing creams or hair coloring products safe while trying 2 conceive? How about during pregnancy?
Hi I am experiencing clogged hair follicles due to oily hair and hair thinning as a result. What are some home remedies to unclog hair follicles?
Oily hair: Shampoos do remove more oils from your hair than soap does. Perhaps you're applying too strong a hair conditioner after shampooing leading to oil buildup. Consult a skilled beautician for an evaluation of your hair status and get instructions on proper hair care for you. ...Read more
During pregnancy what happens to pcos symptoms such as scalp hair loss,facial hair,body hair,acne?
Suspended animation: The scalp and facial hair will remain, but new hair growth stimulation will be reduced. Acne tends to get better as the percentage of the male hormone causing the same is "overwhelmed by the large amounts of estrogen and progesterone hormones circulating during pregnancy. ...Read more
Electrolysis: I'll be very frank with you. . . **i** don't feel it is safe for anyone. Certainly not it pregnancy, where two people are involved and one cannot yet make the decision, but even non-gravid women should know that it's almost a worthless pursuit -- it really doesn't work very well, and the risks of scarring, infections, and so forth are really significant. I don't recommend it! ...Read more
My nurse practitioner advised me to not dye my hair while pregnant but, is no amonia no peroxide hair dye considered safe to use during pregnancy ?
See below: There is no contraindication to any type of hair coloring. ...Read more
My hair is frizzy, slightly thin, would applying hair protein(in hair salon) harm my scalp causing hair loss in the future?
Check it out: It would really depend what is in it. Check out the individual components. ...Read more
Can a woman use bleach on her face and hair removal cream on her arms during ist trimester of pregnancy?
Okay But Why: It is most likely safe to do both of those but there could be some absorbtion of the cream and depending on the ingredients could possibly have some detrimental effect on the baby. Let's put it this way- if something were to happen to the baby, even if it had nothing to do with the cream, you will probably always beat yourself up for it, thinking you were to blame. Why take the risk? ...Read more
What happens to hirsutism & scalp hair loss or thinning in a pcos woman during pregnancy and during breast feeding? will both symptoms diminish?
Hair, pregnancy: Hirsutism does not change during pregnancy or breast feeding largely because hair that has already grown in will not go away unless shaved/ plucked/ etc. Hair thinning is not so much affected by PCOS to begin with, but women sometimes have temporary alterations in head hair, particularly after delivery. Check out telogen effluvium online. Good wishes. ...Read more
Yes as long as...: A good skin hair and nails vitamin will have many of the same vitamins in a good prenatal. But it is important that the total amount of preformed Vit A totals less than 10.000 iu a day. But it is fine to take as much beta carotene as you wish. I advise taking DHA also. and 4000-8000 iu of Vit D3 a day to attain blood levels of 50-80. ...Read more
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