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Doctor insights on: How Long To Wait Before Resuming Sex After Delivery

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Can alopecia areata be treated in pregnancy with kenalog (triamcinolone) injections or should expectant mothers wait until after delivery?

Can alopecia areata be treated in pregnancy with kenalog (triamcinolone) injections or should expectant mothers wait until after delivery?

I would not advise: Kenalog (triamcinolone) is a Category C agent. Animal studies show adverse fetal harm but no controlled human studies have been done. The OB will be the one to make that call. ...Read more

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How long after delivery can I go to the gym?

Depends: If you had an uncomplicated vaginal delivery and were not given any restrictions by your doctor you can go the gym whenever you like. ...Read more

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Should I take enoxaparin after delivery? How long has it been used?

Should I take enoxaparin after delivery? How long has it been used?

Enoxaparin: Your doctor must have had a very important reason to prescribe this medication, and you should follow that advice. It has been used safely during pregnancy and after delivery for several years for very specific reasons. ...Read more

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Why might i feel pain three months after delivery when having sex?

Why might i feel pain three months after delivery when having sex?

Still healing: Having a baby is a wonderful but a significant experience for the body. Whether it's done by cesarean or vagina your body is still healing. Also, it depends if you have pain prior to pregnancy, how long it's been since having intercourse, if you have an infection, or had a major tear in your vagina. If infection has been ruled out consider going to your provider, use lubricant, & pelvic therapy. ...Read more

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