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Doctor insights on: Hot Tubs And Pregnancy

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Dr. Janice Alexander
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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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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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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

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Could having sex in a hot tub prevent pregnancy?

Could having sex in a hot tub prevent pregnancy?

No, it won't.: It is true that heat can kill sperm but there are so many produced that a hot tub isn't a reliable way to prevent pregnancy! ...Read more

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Can I use icy hot for menstrual cramps?

Can I use icy hot for menstrual cramps?

doubt it will help.: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile ; green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more

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Is hot and cold flashes and hurting boobs a sign of pregnancy?

Breast : Tenderness ; swelling can be. Take a home pregnancy test if you are late for your period. ...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 you be allergic to hot tub chemicals in the tub's water?

Can you be allergic to hot tub chemicals in the tub's water?

Reaction to hot tub: The chemicals in hot tub water are too small to be recognized by the immune system so they don't cause allergies but if their levels are too high they can irritate the skin. Also, a rash after being in a hot tub may be a skin infection from contamination in the water which should clear by itself. If your skin doesn't clear in 7 days, contact an md. ...Read more

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Does simultanious cooling and heating the face with cool and hot water causes cold?

Does simultanious cooling and heating the face with cool and hot water causes cold?

Your age?: HI, please put your age in your profile. We cannot answer questions from people less than 16 years old so we have to know your age. If you are under 16, please have your parent or guardian create an account and ask your question for you. Be honest! You expect it of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more

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Are ham and cheese hot pockets safe while pregnant?

Are ham and cheese hot pockets safe while pregnant?

Safe!: You should avoid the following when pregnant: uncooked meat, fish and poultry. Unpasteurized dairy, fruit and vegetable juices. Raw sprouts. Note that ham and cheese hot pockets are not on this list. You may eat them. ...Read more

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Hot flashes during flu good or bad?

Hot flashes during flu good or bad?

Uncertain: If you have the "flu" (which i would not just assume given that this is not flu season) and you are having hot flashes (which might represent fevers) then i would suggest that evaluation by your doctor for a source of infection would be a good idea. ...Read more