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24 weeks pregnant is it ok to use icy hot or tiger balm?

24 weeks pregnant is it ok to use icy hot or tiger balm?

Yes: Topical pain agents like these are not absorbed into the blood in significant amounts and do not effect a fetus during pregnancy. Medications you take by mouth should be cleared though your ob. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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 arnica gel or ointment safe during pregnancy for back pain?? Im 5 month pregnant . Thank you

Is arnica gel or ointment  safe during pregnancy for back pain?? Im 5 month pregnant . Thank you

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

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I'm 7 weeks pregnant can I use icy hot for my leg?

I'm 7 weeks pregnant can I use icy hot for my leg?

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

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Can I use icy hot for menstrual cramps?

Can I use icy hot for menstrual cramps?

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

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Please help.Is it ok to apply hot compress in my tummy? I'm currently 23 weeks pregnant.

Please help.Is it ok to apply hot compress in my tummy? I'm currently 23 weeks pregnant.

Heat to tummy: It is ok to use a heating pad or warm compress to your tummy. It is helpful for round ligament pain. It should not cover the entire stomach at one time. 15-20 minutes at a time. ...Read more

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Is radox muscle soothe bath soak safe to use while 5 weeks pregnant?

Is radox muscle soothe bath soak safe to use while 5 weeks pregnant?

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

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Is nystatin intravaginal cream safe during pregnant?if so,how to apply it?i am 26 weeks pregnant. I am very concern.

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

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21 weeks pregnant, is it safe to use olay natural white night cream ( face cream) while pregnant. Pls help really worried?

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

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Is it ok to use icy hot I'm 13 weeks pregnant ?

Is it ok to use icy hot I'm 13 weeks pregnant ?

Yes: This is a topical remedy that does not get absorbed in the blood stream so there should not be a concern for the fetus ...Read more

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Is it safe for pregnant woman drink coconut water ? My wife just 7 week pregnancy. Thank you

Is it safe for pregnant woman drink coconut water ? My wife just 7 week pregnancy. Thank you

Food Questions: Yes. Of course. Millions if not billions of humans have coconut in their diets. It is a safe food. ...Read more

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Can I use icy hot patches at 23 weeks pregnant?

Can I use icy hot patches at 23 weeks pregnant?

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

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It's okay to use ddf revitalization face age cream during breastfeeding right?

It's okay to use ddf revitalization face age cream during breastfeeding right?

Absolutely: Using topical face creams is 100% safe to do while nursing. Thanks for giving your infant the best nutrition! ...Read more

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Is it safe to use icy hot patch for lower back and shoulder pain at 14 weeks pregnant? Thank you

Is it safe to use icy hot patch for lower back and shoulder pain at 14 weeks pregnant? Thank you

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