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Can I use icy hot while pregnant?

Can I use icy hot while pregnant?

Try heating pad: A heating paid allows you to control the level of heat to the affected area instead of icy hot pads. Do not place the heating pad on your pregnant abdomen and fall asleep. ...Read more

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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In bathroom, heated floor, drying hair, husband in hot shower. 25 weeks pregnant. Hot - can I overheat?

In bathroom, heated floor, drying hair, husband in hot shower. 25 weeks pregnant. Hot - can I overheat?

Not likely: Unless, of course, you spend a long time in the bathroom. Use a thermometer, the temperatire should not be more than 99 degrees farenheit. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use icy hot on lower back/hip while 35wks pregnant?

Is it ok to use icy hot on lower back/hip while 35wks pregnant?

Yes: The active ingredient in icy hot patches is menthol 5%. It is safe to use at your late stage of pregnancy to help in relief of your back pain. ...Read more

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Can I wrap my ankle after putting icy hot on it or wait until icy hot dries?

Can I wrap my ankle after putting icy hot on it or wait until icy hot dries?

Either way: Do what keeps you comfortable. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman drink hot water?

Can pregnant woman drink hot water?

TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm.Wordpress.Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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Can I use a heating pad while being 8 weeks pregnant?

Can I use a heating pad while being 8 weeks pregnant?

Yes: You can, as long as it is not too hot. The harm that can occur is when you raise your core temperature in the first trimester. An external heating pad is probably safe - get the ok from your ob, though. ...Read more

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While i was opening a hot pot...The hot steam hits my thumb...Its very painful...What can I do?

While i was opening a hot pot...The hot steam hits my thumb...Its very painful...What can I do?

Steam burn: Very common burn of the hand, 1st or 2nd degree burn. If skin is blistered than 2nd degree burn and may require debridement and antibiotic ointment. If not and only red than 1st degree burn and treat like a sunburn with aloe, ice and moisturizers. ...Read more

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Can I use icy hot patches im 37 weeks pregnant?

Yes: Icy/hot is a topical preparation and may help with sore muscles and back associated with pregnancy. ...Read more

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Will my boobs hurt worse while pmsing or during pregnancy?

Will my boobs hurt worse while pmsing or during pregnancy?

Cyclic pain: Some women do experience pain or increased breast tenderness during pregnancy and during the days leading up to menstruation. This tenderness generally occurs in both breasts and is caused by fluctuation in the hormones estrogen and progesterone. When related to menstruation, the pain typically subsides within 2-3 days after the start of a woman's period. ...Read more

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I woke up hot & feeling overheated,but Im not sweating.My skin feels very hot to touch.My mouth is awfully dry even after water.Should I be worried!?

I woke up hot & feeling overheated,but Im not sweating.My skin feels very hot to touch.My mouth is awfully dry even after water.Should I be worried!?

First...: The first thing to consider is a viral syndrome which is usually treated with plenty of fluids and rest. It may last a few days. You may use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen(if not allergic) for fever and pain. If you feel very sick, have trouble breathing, cannot tolerate anything by mouth make sure you get seen as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is it okay to go hot spring or hot tub when i'm pregnant ? And i'm pregnant 15 weeks now ~

Is it okay to go hot spring or hot tub when i'm pregnant ? And i'm pregnant 15 weeks now ~

NOT safe unless...: Being in a hot tub for long can raise your core body temperature above 102 degrees which is very dangerous for your baby. Experts advise it's safe as long as the temperature isn't above 100 degrees & even then say you should not soak for more than 10 min. At a time. I advise not soaking at all in hot tubs with chlorine. See http://www.Babymed.Com/sports-and-leisure/how-safe-are-hot-tubs-pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman use icy hot on their back?

Can pregnant woman use icy hot on their back?

Yes: There is not a problem applying external heat rubs for control of muscular pain during pregnancy. Icyhot has a strong odor. Try a brand called biofreeze- i think it is better! ...Read more