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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Use Bath Gels In Pregnancy

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Dr. Corey Clay
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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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Is it safe to take a bath in pregnancy?

Is it safe to take a bath in pregnancy?

Yes: It is safe to take a bath. Remember you balance can be off in pregnancy so take precautions not to slip and fall. ...Read more

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Prosacea gel safe in pregnancy?

Prosacea gel safe in pregnancy?

Probably: This gel contains dilute sulphur solution. It is probably safe because it is so weak of a solution. It has some moisturizers as well which are safe to use. ...Read more

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Is the homeopathic skin gel prosacea safe to use in pregnancy?

Is the homeopathic skin gel prosacea safe to use in pregnancy?

Prosacea gel: Prosacea gel has the homeopathic remedy sulphur in it, at a potency of 1x. In general, homeopathic remedies are very safe in pregnancy. Please know that this may or may not be the remedy you need for a facial rash in pregnancy, since it differs from rosacea. (chloasma vs rosacea.) also there are paraben additives in this particular product that i wouldn't want on my face even if not pregnant. ...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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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 Robitussin (guaifenesin) gel safe during pregnancy?

Is Robitussin (guaifenesin) gel safe during pregnancy?

Probably: Probably. Read below. http://www.obgynvirginia.com/obgyn_Services/obstetrical/safe-medications-pregnancy.php

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Can you tell me about pregnancy, is aloe vera after sun gel safe for doppler ultrasound?

Can you tell me about pregnancy, is aloe vera after sun gel safe for doppler ultrasound?

It won't: make a difference. The ultrasound tech will wipe off any visible gel and apply ultrasound gel for the scan. ...Read more

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T3 mycin lotion,adaferin gel & azederm cream. Which is safe to use during pregnancy for acne?

T3 mycin lotion,adaferin gel & azederm cream. Which is safe to use during pregnancy for acne?

Acne cream : I think all are ok. I would double check with your OB they have certain likes and dislikes. I would stick with their program. Good luck and feel better ...Read more

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Is topically using coconut oil, castor oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil & aloe vera gel (as homemade lash/brow serum) safe to use during pregnancy?

Is topically using coconut oil, castor oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil & aloe vera gel (as homemade lash/brow serum) safe to use during pregnancy?

Pregnancy-safe oils: Castor oil and sweet almond oil may bring on early labor, if used earlier than term. Coconut oil and olive oil are safe in pregnancy. Topical vitamin E oil is felt to be safe, but may cause contact dermatitis in some people, as can topical aloe vera. "When in doubt, leave it out" applies in pregnancy. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20306538 ...Read more

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Have fungal infection in mouth,what is safe during pregnancy?also is cetylpyridinium chloride+lidocaine HCl gel safe during pregnancy??

Have fungal infection in mouth,what is safe during pregnancy?also is cetylpyridinium chloride+lidocaine HCl gel safe during pregnancy??

Cetylpyridinium: As a general answer, cetylpyridium is not safe for pregnant women. It can severely damage the liver of the fetus. For oral thrush, gargle with salt water, avoid sweets, eat some plain yogurt every day. If it is really severe, then topical Nystatin (swish and spit). ...Read more