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Doctor insights on: Hydrocortisone During Pregnancy

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Woman can take hydrocortisone during pregnancy?

Woman can take hydrocortisone during pregnancy?

Cream?: If it is a cream applied in moderation on a limited area of the skin yes. ...Read more

Dr. Tony Willson
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Hydrocortisone (Definition)

Cortisone is a naturally produced hormone in the body, produced by the adrenal glands. It is often used as a potent medication for inflammatory disease. In serious cases, it is a "wonder" drug, and can be life saving. However, long and continuous use can cause many serious and uncomfortable side effects. Hydrocortisone is a topical skin variety and much ...Read more


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Can hydrocortisone cream hurt your unborn child, if you use it during pregnancy?

Can hydrocortisone cream hurt your unborn child, if you use it during pregnancy?

Topical cream: Topical Hydrocortisone creams are usually used on the skin. Only a small amount is absorbed and that can't harm the baby. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to use cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 for a allergic reaction during pregnancy?

Is it possible for you to use cortizone (hydrocortisone) 10 for a allergic reaction during pregnancy?

Category C: Which means: Animal studies show adverse fetal effect (s) but no controlled human studies OR no animal or human studies; weigh possible fetal risk vs. Maternal benefit; see pkg insert for drug-specific recommendations, topical application would be generally safe, safer towards second and third trimesters, don't exceed recommended dosage ...Read more

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I have been on cortef (hydrocortisone) 3 times a day for a total of 30mg a day. Is this harmful for pregnancy?

I have been on cortef (hydrocortisone) 3 times a day for a total of 30mg a day. Is this harmful for pregnancy?

Not directly: Cortef (hydrocortisone) is similar to cortical adrenal hormones. The placenta is able to break down maternal cortical adrenal hormones, so that the fetus is not exposed to an excess of them. However Cortef (hydrocortisone) (like any other cortical adrenal hormone) can cause hypertension and diabetes in the mother, and these may negatively affect the pregnancy. As always, one has to balance risks and benefits... ...Read more

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Is hydrocortisone cream or ointment safe to use in pregnancy? I have a irritated bug bite and used some ointment will it harm the baby?

Is hydrocortisone cream or ointment safe to use in pregnancy? I have a irritated bug bite and used some ointment will it harm the baby?

It's fine: A little bit of topical steroid is not going to harm anyone or anything. You don't absorb enough into your system to even make a tiny blip in your systemic levels - that's the beauty of being able to put it on topically! ...Read more

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What foods are dangerous during pregnancy?

What foods are dangerous during pregnancy?

Foods: Anything you are allergic to of course, but most foods are relatively safe. The main thing is to stay aware from raw or improperly cooked food, improperly washed items and restrict your intake of high mercury containing fish (list of these available online). Look online for a healthy pregnancy diet to make good choices. ...Read more

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How effective is Urizone during pregnancy?

How effective is Urizone during pregnancy?

Good medication: For most Bladder infections it would work well, provided it is uncomplicated. It is safe in pregancy. It is a script medication, and should be used under a doctor's instruction only. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid during pregnancy?

What foods should I avoid during pregnancy?

See below: Certain fish like tuna may have mercury and should be avoided. It may be more important to concentrate on what you should eat and for that please consult this site for advice.
http://www. Choosemyplate. Gov/. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat maracuya during pregnancy?

Is it okay to eat maracuya during pregnancy?

Looks like it: Maracuya is another name for passionfruit. It's a healthy diet choice, very sweet with a high water content, rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Its many varieties are eaten widely in many cultures around the world. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Which ieg should be elevated during pregnancy?

Which ieg should be elevated during pregnancy?

No difference: Leg swelling increases during the third trimester of pregnancy. Elevating both legs is usually recommended to help reduce edema of the legs. If you ate having only one leg swelling, then you can elevate the one that is swollen. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Naxdom 500 during pregnancy?

Is it okay to take Naxdom 500 during pregnancy?

No: That contains medicines which can be harmful in pregnancy. depending on how far pregnant you are, it can cause birth defects, development problems, or affect the fluid around the baby. That begin said, if you take a pill every so often it will not likely cause a problem but in general it is not recommended in pregnancy ...Read more

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Could you eat the seeds in kiwi during pregnancy?

Could you eat the seeds in kiwi during pregnancy?

Yes: I've never heard that there is anything wrong with eating kiwi in pregnancy. Healthy and safe. ...Read more

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Is it common to feel overwhelmed during pregnancy?

Is it common to feel overwhelmed during pregnancy?

Yes: It can get overwhelming, especially with work and having to care for your family. In addition there is a lot of information out there, some good, some not so good, and can lead to information overload. Try doing yoga. ...Read more

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What is the cause of candidaisis during pregnancy?

What is the cause of candidaisis during pregnancy?

Yeast: Yeast infections are very common in pregnancy. This is due to changes in the immune system. Fortunately over the counter yeast vaginal creams are widely available. ...Read more

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Am I allowed to use sultamicillin during pregnancy?

Am I allowed to use sultamicillin during pregnancy?

Pregnancy category B: Sultamicillin is considered category B for pregnancy. This means it should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Discuss with your OB/Gyn risks vs benefits in choosing this medication. ...Read more

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Nescafé decaffeine is okay to use during pregnancy?

Nescafé decaffeine is okay to use during pregnancy?

Decaff pregnancy: At typical levels of caffeine intake, there does not appear to be an association between caffeine consumption and adverse reproductive events. Decaffeinated caffeine and regular caffeine intake up to 200-300 mg day appear to be safe in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What should be avoided during pregnancy in terms of diet?

What should be avoided during pregnancy in terms of diet?

Pregnancy: Eating well balanced meals is important at all times, but it is even more essential when you are pregnant. There are essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that your developing baby needs. Most foods are safe; however, there are some foods that you should avoid during pregnancy.
Check out http://americanpregnancy. Org/pregnancyhealth/foodstoavoid. Html for more info. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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