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Icy Hot Cream Information Ok For Pregnant Women
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
Lack of data: Hi! and congratulations on your pregnancy! You are APPROPRIATELY concerned about the use of medications and supplements during pregnancy. Arnica is considered homeopathic therapy, and there is not much (if any?) reliable scientific data; and without good data, physicians can't safely recommend its use in pregnancy. The FDA considers pure arnica unsafe. Since unregulated, concentration varies. ...Read more
Yes: there should be no problem with using icy hot for your legs. Be careful you don't get it anywhere that can burn or in your eyes. There is minimal topical absorption. I would not put it on your tummy. ...Read more
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
Radox: Radox is mainly mineral, however there are several products that have other things added. I would ask your doctor specifically if a certain product is safe for your pregnancy. General rule is not to take anything but pure food and water while pregnant anything else be sure it has the okay of your doctor. ...Read more
Is it safe to use menthol topically while pregnant? I received a pedicure and they used a concentrated oil during my massage (felt like icy hot).
Menthol pregnancy: i see no problem with using menthol oil on your feet. ...Read more
Is nystatin intravaginal cream safe during pregnant?if so,how to apply it?i am 26 weeks pregnant. I am very concern.
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe to take during pregnancy . Only the oral form is known to cause teratogenicity in the baby and only in high doses of 600-800 mg which is much less than the standard oral dose we give which is only 150 mg . So in short yes it is safe in pregnancy. Hope my answer helps you ...Read more
21 weeks pregnant, is it safe to use olay natural white night cream ( face cream) while pregnant. Pls help really worried?
Fine: It is perfectly safe to use a face moisturizer on your skin while pregnant. In fact it's a good idea. I noticed you said you were really worried. If you were really worried about it why did you keep using it? ...Read more
Probably: Read the package insert to see if there are any warnings. ...Read more
Is garlic and ginger safe in pregnancy.I am 5 weeks.Pregnant.And is Vicks vaporub and white tigerbalm harmful during this time.Please advice.?
Better solution: Better to use an old fashion water bottle with either cold or hot water in it that way you avoid the risk of chemical exposure. A water bottle comes in very handy for babies and for orthopedic injuries later on. ...Read more
Depends what's in it: Read the labels carefully and see what the active ingredient is. Many drugs cross through the skin and go into the circulation. Then call your OB GYN to double check it it's safe to use. It's easier if you can use an iced compress that you control by reapplication. Usually on areas inflamed, cool it down. Areas that are cold, warm it up. Those packs don't last long enough to provide relief. ...Read more
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