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Is it safe to use Mederma while pregnant?

Is it safe to use Mederma while pregnant?

Mederma: Yes it is safe as long as you do not have an allergy to onions. It can be used for stretchmarks during pregnancy. Out of an abundance of caution do not use during first trimester. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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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 Mederma for scars safe during pregnancy? Active ingredient is allantoin 0.5 %

Is Mederma for scars safe during pregnancy? Active ingredient is allantoin 0.5 %

No data.: Mederma has never been tested on pregnant women, to my knowledge, so there is no data one way or the other. My standard advice for anyone who is pregnant is, if it's not essential, don't use it until you deliver the baby. Why take unnecessary chances? ...Read more

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Can you use Mederma while pregnant?

Can you use Mederma while pregnant?

Mederma and prenancy: Over the counter topicals should pose no threat to your pregnancy and is safe to use. ...Read more

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Should i buy Mederma scar cream to use on my cutting scars?

Should i buy Mederma scar cream to use on my cutting scars?

No: Mederma does little or nothing for scars. Look for silicon gel, under a variety of brands. Also, when you can, consider seeking care from a plastic surgeon for the scars. Silicon gel should be used for a minimum of two months. ...Read more

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Can I us Mederma stretch mark crean while I am pregnant? Is it safe?

Can I us Mederma stretch mark crean while I am pregnant? Is it safe?

Mederma: From what I have read, there are no controlled human studies to determine adverse fetal effects. Since topically applied medications can be absorbed through the skin and get onto the blood stream, i would not use the product while pregnant. ...Read more

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Can I us Mederma stretch mark crean while I am pregnant? Is it safe?

Can I us Mederma stretch mark crean while I am pregnant?  Is it safe?

Mederma: From what I have read, there are no controlled human studies to determine adverse fetal effects. Since topically applied medications can be absorbed through the skin and get onto the blood stream, i would not use the product while pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to use Mederma while pregnant?

No problem!: Mederma is only an onion extract, so no. Whatever you are using it for will unlikely be improved, as well.. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more


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