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Doctor insights on: Icy Hot Cream Information Ok For Pregnant Women

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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Hi, can i use icy hot for my knee pain i been having this pain for 3 days now but im concern if is safe to use icy hot cream im 25 weeks pregnant ?

Hi, can i use icy hot for my knee pain i been having this pain for 3 days now but im concern if is safe to use icy hot cream im 25 weeks pregnant ?

OK: Pregnant & wants to use Icy Hot. Should not be a problem. Read the label just to be sure are no admonitions. My Healthtap Conciege keycode is PVRXMR & I can be reached at Healthtap.com/Badgley ...Read more

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I'm 36 weeks pregnancy can I use icy hot pain relieving cream on my lower back and under my stomach?

I'm 36 weeks pregnancy can I use icy hot pain relieving cream on my lower back and under my stomach?

Try the following: 1-BioFreze liniment ( OTC) - used 3-4 times/day 2- an athletic sock filled with tennis balls to lower back and abdomen 3-localheat ( pad) on Medium 10 min on/10 minutes off. ...Read more

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Is icy hot cream safe to use on the back while pregnant? Is Deplin safe to take along with a prenatal vitamin containing folic acid?

Is icy hot cream safe to use on the back while pregnant? Is Deplin safe to take along with a prenatal vitamin containing folic acid?

Comments: External ointments will not get absorbed into circulation unless applied over broken or cracked skin. Deplin contains high dose biologically active folic acid, and works by interacting with receptors in brain, but non-active folate can counteract the benefits by flooding and blocking the cellular receptors. Yes safe but could blunt the intended Deplin effect. Can benefit with doc discussion. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hemroids? I have this from pregnancy. I know to eat fiber and drink water. I have tried the hot/cold and creams. I want them gone

Is there a cure for hemroids? I have this from pregnancy.  I know to eat fiber and drink water. I have tried the hot/cold and creams. I want them gone

Several options: If really want them gone, the best way is to have them surgically treated. It matters where they are. Internal or external? Sometimes with time they will shrink further and be smaller. Sometimes Hydrocortisone cream helps. See a doctor that specializes in treating these, (general surgeon, or colorectal surgeon). ...Read more