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Harm To Baby Acne Medications
Baby acne is a rash of small red bumps or pustules on a baby's cheeks, nose, and forehead. It often develops within the first few weeks after birth, and gradually goes away with age. Baby acne may look worse when a baby is fussing or crying. Many young babies also have tiny white bumps on the nose, which are known as milia, and ...Read more
Been using face wash with 2% salicylic acid everyday while nursing, not knowing that it should've be avoided. Will this cause long term harm to baby?
Are there any antidepressants that can be taken while breastfeeding & trying to conceive? Therapist refuses to put me on meds for those reasons alone.
Some better thn othr: There are a variety of antidepressants available and the majority of the common SSRI's fall into category C. This group is not totally cleared for pregnancy but no data shows a significant direct fetal risk. There use in breast feeding is considered relatively safe. Most OB's end up treating many women in your situation and understand the risks. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it safe to use metrogel and erythromycin topical ointments for treating severe rosecea pustules during pregnancy 24 weeks ? Or that harms the baby
What kind of vitamin: You can't overdose of water soluble vitamins b and c. They leave the body in the urine. You can overdose a baby on too much vitamin a and d. Consult with your pediatrician for the amounts to give and the necessity to give. I don't think its necessary if the baby is formula fed. ...Read more
Labor.Are there any serious side effects to the mother and/or baby due to using magnesium sulfate when not needed?
?need ? effect?: Magnesium sulfate is one of the better tolerated methods of handling maternal blood pressure in labor. Maternal effects at higher levels include respiratory depression, low blood pressure & heart rhythm block. It is a category 1 (no risk) for the fetus although i occasionally see respiratory depression, apnea spells in a newborn if it has high blood levels, which fades after they start to urinate. ...Read more
Patience: The baby acne is a common event that reflects hormones transferred during the pregnancy. While the baby is floating in moisture, the skin is will not respond, but within weeks of birth they break out for many weeks before the hormone levels begin to drop & the acne disappears. Keeping the skin clean & avoiding irritating soaps helps. Occasional use of a 1/2% hc once daily can calm some lesions. ...Read more
Is it safe to take caffeine free water pills while i'm breastfeeding? Will it harm my baby in any way?
Ask your pediatric: Doc, i would not recommend it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please advise vitamins that will help hormonal acne, tried oral and topical treatments. Want to go natural route please as problems with others. ?
Re-evaluate: The skin reflects health of liver. If hormonal acne take good care of liver by taking good care over all. Eat 6 equal small healthy meals with mostly fresh vegetables and berries, a low glycemic grain like quinoa, and low fat protein like small cooked beans. Lower stress. Vitamin c 500 mg in water to make a paste topically can be helpful. Magnesium may be better than calcium. Epo can help. ...Read more
Many ways: Cannabis is one of those drugs that produce problems for babies however they are exposed.It is transferred in breast milk & can produce sedation, weakness & poor feeding.It can drop milk production for mom. Long them head growth in baby is impaired but the effect on development is unknown. Smoking itself increases risk of crib death & frequency of infections. You give this up to be a mom. ...Read more
Prescribed the digestive enzyme chymoral for a breastfeeding mother. Will it cause the baby any harm?
Unlikely: These products are just complex proteins that may help digestion. Your body filters/uses and eventually digests these. The few studies available on similar products show little or no transfer in the breastmilk.They are simply another protein source from the vantage point of breast feeding. ...Read more
My skin is far to sensitive to any topical treatments. Dont want to take antibiotics. Im almost 22. Male. Good genetics. Can acne go away with age?
Possible: It is possible that acne can go away with time. Some easy things to do is good hygiene by washing face 3 times a day with mild soap. Do you take any protein powder shakes? A series of male patients with acne seemed to improve when they stopped their protein powder shakes, it is thought there might be an acne forming substance in these. ...Read more
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