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Is It Safe To Use Tanning Lotions During Pregnancy
No: Tanning is not safe and is not recommended for anyone. It increases the risk of skin cancer and accelerates facial and body aging. Sunscreen with titanium and zinc can help protect you from uva and uvb rays, but avoiding sun exposure is best. Spray tanning and tanning lotions are a reasonable alternative to achieve a bronzed look, but they may not be safe for pregnant/ lactating women. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 vaseline healthy white lotion safe during pregnancy. ..as m 6 mnths pregnant. ...and using it since starting. ..
It is safe to use body soap like Dove, and dove lotion during pregnancy? I don't know what kind of soap safe for pregnant women. Please advise thank
Hi doctor, any recommended lotion for body during pregnancy?Is it safe to use body butter for whole body?
Anything you want: Skin lotions won't hurt your baby.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to use Aveeno (oatmeal) skin relief24 hr moisturizing lotion with dimethicone skin protectant during pregnancy ?
Using body moisturizing lotion,whitening face washes,and hair shampoo during pregnancy,are they safe,thank you?
Yes: These products should not hurt your baby at all. It almost always is something you take by mouth that would hurt the baby. ...Read more
Is the use of flat iron spray w/argon oil and and lotion for stretch marks w/vite, collagen, cocoa butter safe during pregnancy? Many prods w/alcohol
Yes, however...: All of these should be quite safe. Alcohol should not be significantly absorbed into your skin, certainly not enough to harm your baby. However, some skin products do contain chemicals that can harm fetuses. Visit http://www.Ewg.Org/skindeep/ to check these products (it does mention moderate hazard of flat iron spray due to allergy potential but it has low developmental ; reproductive toxicity). ...Read more
Lotion in pregnancy: There are many options to choose from including: baby oil, olive oil, crisco oil, eucerin, cetaphil, etc. ...Read more
The wt gain problem: Avoid excessive/rapid wt gain and minimize long hot shower/bath, minimize use of body washes/scrubbing, use of humidifer in winter/cold season, and minimize use of meds if not needed. Applying moisturing lotion such as aquaphor 2-3x/day, especially after shower/bath--soft skin stretches better. If not adequate, consult doc as u may need prescription meds. Congrats on the pregnancy and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What body soap and body lotion safe for pregnancy? I been using whitening soap likes kojic acid before I got pregnant. Do I need to stop using?
What are the dangers of the following ingredients in lotion and body wash during pregnancy? Sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide, and titanium dioxide
Skin cleansers: These are not particularly dangerous.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have had hemmroids and an anal fissure over a year now. they gave me some nifedipine lotion... is there hope ? do fissures worsen during pregnancy?
Is it ok to use lotions that contain extracts black tea leaf, green tea leaf (camellia sinensis) during pregnancy?
Do lotions help to avoid stretch marks during pregnancy? Some women swear by them and some don't. I've read that it's a genetic thing. What does work?
Probably not.: Keeping your skin hydrated is always a good thing, but it's no guarantee that you will avoid stretch marks. For every product that people swear works like a miracle, you'll find others posting that the same cream didn't work. Whether you choose to use lotions/creams or not, remember that stretch marks are a proof that you brought new life into this world, and thus are a badge of honor. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White discharge: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more
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