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Doctor insights on: Hyperkeratinization And Hormones In Breastfeeding And Pregnant Women

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Had a baby 2 months ago and breastfeeding. Taken 3 pregnancy tests and all have been a faint positive. Can this be just hormones left over?

 Had a baby 2 months ago and breastfeeding. Taken 3 pregnancy tests and all have been a faint positive. Can this be just hormones left over?

Yes: It is very unlikely to get pregnant this soon after childbirth especially when breast feeding. You produce hormones that help prevent pregnancy. Kinda makes sense. Would not be a good plan to be able to get pregnant and have kids that close together. You would have difficulty feeding and caring for them. Not impossible but difficult. Wait a month or so and recheck lab test. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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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Is chantix safe for women while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is chantix safe for women while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: Chantix is not currently recommended for use in pregnancy as it has not been thoroughly studied. It is category c, and although many medications allowed in pregnancy fall into that category, in the case of Chantix you cannot be assured that it is a safe option during pregnancy or lactation. The nicotine patch may be an acceptable option. ...Read more

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Is carboxymethylcellulose safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is carboxymethylcellulose safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Used as an eye drop or a laxative this material is considered both in pregnancy and during breast feeding.Its inert nature makes its likelihood of entering the system or the breast milk to be negligible. ...Read more

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Is naloxone safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?

Is naloxone safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?

????: Naloxone is a drug used for acute narcotic intoxication, typically given when a person isn't breathing because of overdose. As such, if it were really needed it wouldn't be safe _not_ to use it. ...Read more

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Is finasteride safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is finasteride safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: Finasteride is absolutely contraindicated in pregnancy due to its ability to interfere with sex organ development in the fetus. I doubt we have data in breastfeeding, as its mostly a drug used in older men. I would avoid it. I'm interested to know what the indication would be for a pregnant woman to need to use finasteride, or even to have an interest in using it. ...Read more

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Is it safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women to take flavoxate?

Is it safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women to take flavoxate?

Unknown: According to the manufacturer it is unknown if flavoxate passes into breast milk. A good rule of thumb is that the safest drug in breastfeeding women is no drug. ...Read more

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Is Diovan (valsartan) hct safe women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is Diovan (valsartan) hct safe women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Thumbs down: Diovan (valsartan) hct is a combination of Diovan (valsartan) and hydrochlorothiazide. Both Diovan (valsartan) and hydrochlorothiazide are not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Talk with your doctor about finding another choice for your high blood pressure. We want both you and your baby to be healthy. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


Dr. Patricia Foster
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more