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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. James Krick
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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 equaline pain pm safe for pregnancy?

Is equaline pain pm safe for pregnancy?

I tried to break : It down. What country did you purchase this from? It appears to contain 500 mg Acetaminophen ; 25 mg diphenhydramine. Both of these are fda pregnancy category b (which means there aren't known problems w taking while pregnant), this means that it is likely ok to take minimum effective dose. However, as with all medications in pregnancy - recommend that you consult with your OB before taking. ...Read more

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Is soya sauce safe to eat in pregnancy?

Is soya sauce safe to eat in pregnancy?

Yes: Yes, but bear in mind it is high in alt (sodium) content and can lead to fluid retention and bloating. Use low sodium soya sauce in moderate amounts. ...Read more

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Is there a safe natural way to terminate a pregnancy?

Is there a safe natural way to terminate a pregnancy?

I am not aware of...: One in about six pregnancies abort spontaneously, usually early in pregnancy (first trimester). Elective abortion/termination should be done under supervision, especially later in pregnancy, as bleeding and rate of infections tend to increase etc.. So, i strongly advise that you consult your doc for advice/instructions... Good luck. ...Read more

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Is avil safe during pregnancy ?

Is avil safe during pregnancy ?

Do you mean ADVIL (ibuprofen)?: Generally, it isn't recommended during pregnancy. Avil (pheniramine) is an antihistamine which has anticholinergic effects that is used for allergic conditions. Avil 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 >. ...Read more

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Is odomos safe during pregnancy?

Is odomos safe during pregnancy?

Most likely: I looked up this product and its likely safe for use. However, no can promise you safety until we see reports on users hand what there pregnancy outcomes where. These students usually come from observation as most people are unwilling to subject themselves to studies where the outcome may be a bad effect on your baby. ...Read more

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Is avil 25 safe during pregnancy?

Avil (Pheniramine) : Is an antihistamine which has anticholinergic effects that is used for allergic conditions. Avil 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.”. ...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