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How Soon Can I Use A Jacu After Giving Birth
Sitz baths: Hormonal and local immune-mediated changes can sometimes present like this. Of course, one should remain vigilant for contact related matters. Supportive measures (e.g. Sitz baths: take a shallow pan, fill it with some warm water, add a touch of Epsom salt to the water; then soak the perineum/affected area in it for about 5 minutes daily), routine contact and moisture precautions should be used. ...Read more
I've used Depo as a BC method in the past w/ no issues. I've decided to use it again after giving birth. Why is there a knot at the injection site?
Injection site lump: The injection site for depoprovera should not be in one location. Using it for BC is safe for a few years at most, and then one should take a break for several reasons. The site of the injection should vary every three to four months when taking the depoprovera. The "lump" is not worrisome, but is due to probable scar tissue from the needle. ...Read more
I'm bleeding quite a bit when opening my bowls since giving birth to my daughter in 2011 how can I stop the bleed everytime I use the toliet help?
I washed and prepered baby's clothes, and I am giving birth in the end of february , do I need to re-wash clothes again before use or ironing will b ok?
No/yes: Your baby will need garments that are clean & odor free, but will not care if they are ironed. If the cleaned garments are stored where they do not become soiled over time, re-washing is unnecessary.Avoid cleaning agents that leave any fragrance in the fabric as these tend to cause chronic nasal congestion. ...Read more
Yes you can: Yes you can use monistat 7 3 weeks after giving birth. ...Read more
Hmmm: No sure what that cream is. Episiotomies heal well. In general no scar is visible. So need for a cream most likely not there. ...Read more
Hello Doc Good afternoon, i just want to ask what is the best natural birth control my wife can use 3 months just after giving birth. Thanks a lot doc?
Non hormonal methods: Any combined non hormonal method such as condoms and VDF film combined will work. Yes, those aren't "natural" but "natural" methods will result in an addition to the 3 month old existing child. ...Read more
Can you use terconazole 0.8% vaginal cream while breastfeeding? They prescribed it to me after giving birth.
Yes: As a general rule, any cream or lotion you apply to your skin surface, including this, do not enter the blood in a quantity that could affect your breast milk. ...Read more
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