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Is A Neck And Shoulder Massage Safe During Pregnancy
Is bio freeze safe to use during pregnancy. I've applied it to my neck and traps and I'm 13 weeks pregnant. Should I stop?
Ask your OB MD: This is a question you should ask your treating OB MD who is familiar with your current condition. ...Read more
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
Is chiropractic care safe for "whiplash" injury during pregnancy I was a passenger in a car that was rear-ended at a stoplight. Two days later at my doctor's exam where I complained of neck, back & shoulder tightness and pain I was given a pregnancy test
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safeGet a more detailed answer ›
Sore throat: I am not aware of betadine rinse for the throat but I am certain that there would be minimal absorption of the substance if you rinsed and spit it out. As always though you need to ultimately check with and follow what your ob/gyn doctor says to do. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
Are Strepsils safe to take during pregnancy? The antibacterial throat lozenges contain: 2, 4-dichlorobenzyl alcohol 1.2mg, and Amylmetacresol 0.6mg...?
Are ricola cough drops safe during pregnancy? If not which are safe to use? Cold starting-sore throat...
Some really safe: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more
Probably: Should be fine, always best to check with your ob-gyn before taking anything- since we can't ever be totally positive about safety of anything taken or ingested during pregnancy- but if you need it- please use moderately. ...Read more
Cord around neck: That just happens sometimes. I am not aware of anything that can cause or prevent it. ...Read more
YES: Yes, but not just, it is there all the time. ...Read more
Causes for cord around the neck during pregnancy? Please mention tips for avoiding this condition
Not unusual.: Cord around neck caused by movement of the fetus in utero. Very common. No way to prevent. Ultrasound can show this. OB's will evaluate for a tight cord around neck near time of delivery. Talk to your OB/GYN to discuss your concerns. ...Read more
Sure: Your family doctor or a dermatologist can remove them for you. ...Read more
Often uncomfortable: Pregnancy can be a very uncomfortable time for a lot of women especially if in the third trimester. Back, neck, hip and joint pain are quite common. There are a lot of physiologic changes going on inside to permit the growth of the baby. She should follow up with her Obgyn to make sure the discomforts she is feeling are normal. ...Read more
Is it okay to stretch and reach high during pregnancy? I heard it can make the babies umbilical cord wrap around it's neck.
Myth: Most cord wraps occur due to baby's spontaneous movement. Around 12 wks, there is more room/fluid compared to baby size and they can flip and spin a lot. I have seen as many as 5 neck wraps in a normal newborn. Although this can complicate delivery and lead to a c-section, there is nothing you do that will cause or prevent it. ...Read more
How can I treat RA During pregnancy having a bad flare up in shoulder and neck, IV taken paracetamol?
RA / pregnancy.: Should talk with your rheumatologist or primary care doc as well as your GYN. This needs to be planned and coordinated carefully. ...Read more
I am 27' during my last pregnancy I dislike my si joint. After another accident it shows increased density in femoral neck. No one will help, I am 27.
What could cause dull, achy pain in left shoulder, neck, and jaw during pregnancy? Have not injured it.
L side pain pregnant: This can be a variety of things, anything from heart related to a variation on heart burn or even just muscles stretching. It's best to ask your OB about it to make sure you don't have a serious cause. ...Read more
Can you take methadone during pregnancy? I ask this between I have a bad shoulder and neck injury and have been on pain killers for 2 years.
Yes: Because of the hormonal influence, you get hyperpigmentations in the areas as you mentioned, some times over cheeks also. Will disappear after preganancy ends in matter of few wks to fe months. ...Read more
I didn't have acne, but now during pregnancy I have painful acne on my chest, back and neck, how to get rid of it?
Is bio-freeze or other topically applied arthritic gel a nono during pregnancy? Horrible migraines, will be applied to neck and back of head if okay.
Maybe: I just checked the biofreeze website and drugs. Com. Basically, it uses menhol applied topically to control pain, with some success. Drugs. Com said that there are no studies done to prove or disprove safety in pregnancy. Therefore, I wouldn't use it unless your ob/gyn has had some success with it and recommends it as O.K. ...Read more
Is it normal to get headaches during early pregnancy in your neck and back of head with slight sensitivity to light? Chin touches chest fine. Tension?
Yes: Your body will immediately begin experiencing physical changes. Those that you describe are common ones. ...Read more
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