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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Get Pedicure At A Nail Salon During Pregnancy

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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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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Doctor's advice is it safe to get pedicure during pregnancy?

Doctor's advice is it safe to get pedicure during pregnancy?

Yes.: A pedicure is safe during pregnancy. Make sure that your salon is using all the required safety protocols to prevent spread of disease. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get acrylic nails during pregnancy?

Is it safe to get acrylic nails during pregnancy?

Yes: Just make sure your nail salon is well-ventilated. You want to avoid exposure to chemical fumes. ...Read more

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During pregnancy - Is it safe to treat a a nail fungus with a cotton ball soaked with 3% hydrogen peroxide?

During  pregnancy - Is it safe to treat a a nail fungus with a cotton ball soaked with 3% hydrogen peroxide?

Absolutely: There is no danger to using topical hydrogen peroxide on your nails during pregnancy. Whether it will be effective in treating the nail fungus is another question. Unless severe, it is probably better to defer treatment of your toenail fungus until after your pregnancy, and then try more effective treatment. ...Read more

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Is the use of a hand held sports vibrating percussion massager safe to use on back during pregnancy? My wife is currently only 7 weeks pregnant.

Is the use of a hand held sports vibrating percussion massager safe to use on back during pregnancy?  My wife is currently only 7 weeks pregnant.

Best avoided: It may be safe, but probably better to avoid it. It's almost impossible to do studies of these sort of things. I doubt it would strike hard enough to do damage, but it's never a good idea to subject a pregnant woman to too many vibrations or hard knocks, due to a very small chance of tearing the placenta. Odds are, she would be fine, but why take unnecessary risks? ...Read more

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Is okay to use nail polish and poilsh remover during pregnancy?

Is okay to use nail polish and poilsh remover during pregnancy?

Nail polish: It is ok to do once in a while and there are pregnancy safe nail products available usually at health spas and stores. ...Read more

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Is nail glue/artificial nails okay to use during pregnancy?

Is nail glue/artificial nails okay to use during pregnancy?

Nails and glue: Artificial nails and glue are safe to be used in pregnancy.
It is important to limit exposure to solvent fumes during pregnancy.
It is imperative to limit exposure and encourage good ventilation while in the saloon.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What can I do for nail problems during pregnancy?

Moisterize: No gelatin or vitamin will make any difference. Never push or cut your cuticles. Rub in a cream frequently, especially after in water. ...Read more

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Is UV gel nail polish safe in pregnancy ?

Is UV gel nail polish safe in pregnancy  ?

Nail polish: I do not know what UV gel is but in general there are no restrictions on nail polish in pregnancy ...Read more

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Is it normal to have swelling in left hand during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have swelling in left hand during pregnancy?

No: Usually in pregnancy both hands swell and not just one side. Talk to your OB MD about this problem, and he/she may search for a cause. ...Read more

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How to get cure from hives over hand and body ? Is this the symptomps of pregnancy?

How to get cure from hives over hand and body ? Is this the symptomps of pregnancy?

Urticaria: If she can find causative agent, avoid it! Otherwise, it's chronic idiopathic urticaria (http://goo.gl/gjgiJK, http://goo.gl/eGJKSQ & https://goo.gl/MwFpzp). I would not use hives as a sign of pregnancy but would recommend taking pregnancy test (her, not you) b/c Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy (PUPPP) occurs in last trimester (http://goo.gl/Wile3o & http://goo.gl/8w3CwX). ...Read more

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Is it ok to take hair skin and nails vitamins during pregnancy?

Is it ok to take hair skin and nails vitamins during pregnancy?

Yes as long as...: A good skin hair and nails vitamin will have many of the same vitamins in a good prenatal. But it is important that the total amount of preformed Vit A totals less than 10.000 iu a day. But it is fine to take as much beta carotene as you wish. I advise taking DHA also. and 4000-8000 iu of Vit D3 a day to attain blood levels of 50-80. ...Read more