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Is it safe to use cosmetics in pregnancy?

Is it safe to use cosmetics in pregnancy?

Some: It depends how careful you want to be. I would simplify all products and speak with your OB doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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I'm using tarte cosmetic during pregnancy. I'm at 21 weeks. Is it safe to continue using the products? Or should I discontinue it?

I'm using tarte cosmetic during pregnancy. I'm at 21 weeks. Is it safe to continue using the products? Or should I discontinue it?

Make up: In general there are no restrictions regarding make up during pregnancy. If you are concerned you are welcome to avoid it or contact the manufacture of that particular brand. ...Read more

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Does aloe vera in cosmetics safe during pregnancy?

Does aloe vera in cosmetics safe during pregnancy?

Yes: I am not aware of pure aloe vera gel causing any reasons for concern. ...Read more

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Is sex safe in pregnancy?

Is sex safe in pregnancy?

Normally yes: The exception is when there is vaginal bleeding or if there is any suspicion of fluid leaking from the bag of waters. ...Read more

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Is lithium safe in pregnancy?

Is lithium safe in pregnancy?

No.: Lithium is not safe during pregnancy. For one thing, it can cause cardiac/ heart defects in the baby ( epstiens anomoly). Lithium has a narrow margin of safety ; therfore, the fluid shifts that occur during pregancy may effect lithium levels, putting both the mother and baby at risk. If a woman is on prescribed medications and becomes pregnant, she should notify her doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Is nauzene safe during pregnancy?

Is nauzene safe during pregnancy?

Yes: It's basically just sugar and aspartame (nutrasweet). As long as you don't have phenyketonuria, you can take it. I am not a fan of aspartame anytime, and i think it's especially important to avoid as many artificial chemicals during pregnancy as possible, so i wouldn't recommend nauzene. There are other nausea treatments that i'd use first (try ginger tea). ...Read more

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Is prospan safe during pregnancy?

Is prospan safe during pregnancy?

Prospan is a dried: Ivy leaf extract in syrup form that is used to treat bronchial inflammation ; cough. It is pregnancy category c. Drugs.Com defines fda category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus ; there are no adequate ; well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.” don't recommend use. ...Read more

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Is brinjal during pregnancy safe?

Is brinjal during pregnancy safe?

Yes: By Brinjal, do you mean Eggplant? Only in the Indian cultures Brinjal is suggested to be avoided during pregnancy (Ayurveda) A normal eggplant has lots of vitamin A, dietary fiber iron. These are essential nutrients that are needed during pregnancy. It is believed that eggplants contain large amounts of phytohormones that may cause contractions so use your judgement. Moderation is key. ...Read more

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Is cap Ampiclox safe in pregnancy?

Yes, in general: For the most part Amoxicillin and its derivatives are fairly safe during pregnancy. No antibiotics are 100% safe, and Ampicillin is class b. That is compared to other antibiotics which are class c or worse. ...Read more

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How safe is Ampiclox during pregnancy?

How safe is Ampiclox during pregnancy?

Well, in trying: To look this medicine up - it looks like it issomewhat equivalent to Ampicillin which is used in the us. Ampicillin is generally considered safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
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Cosmetics (Definition)

Cosmetics is a topic that includes the appearance-enhancing techniques that beauticians do, plus the medical equipment (such as lasers) and procedures available for decreasing or removing skin discolorations, minor birthmarks, freckles, wrinkles, tattoos, age spots, scars, body ...Read more