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Psoriasis While Pregnant
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
No: Unless there is a life threatening illness or if no suitable substitute exists to treat a serious medical condition, Imuran (azathioprine) should not be used during pregnancy. There are five categories of drugs used during pregnancy ranked a (no risk), b, c, d, x (severe risk). Imuran (azathioprine) is category d. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is vaseline healthy white lotion safe during pregnancy. ..as m 6 mnths pregnant. ...and using it since starting. ..
I got melasma while pregnant. Is it safe to use prescription retinol and/or hydroquinone while breastfeeding?
Food ; Pregnancy: Yes. Of course it is. Millions of pregnant women eat this daily. ...Read more
Yes: It is always a matter of risks and benefits. A woman with well controlled rheumatoid arthritis might consider trying holding etanercept during pregnancy and waiting to see if her arthritis flares or not. Someone with active arthritis might choose to continue etanercept rather than risk deteriorating. The pregnancy data are encouraging; this is a relatively safe RA drug in pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not safe: "usage of this drug during pregnancy should be avoided except when in the judgment of the physician the benefit outweighs the possible hazard. Please take note that this medication can rapidly be adsorbed by the placenta and my cause damage to the fetus's eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am starting enbrel (etanercept) .. Can i stop taking it when my RA is under.Control..And take something lighter?
Your gyn: Should ask your ob/gyn.....Get a more detailed answer ›
It's possible...: Anti-seizure medicines raise the odds of birth defects. Benzodiazepines (klonopin (clonazepam) being one) can cause the newborn to have trouble moving, breathing, feeding, and staying warm. However, mom having seizures while pregnant is itself a risk to the baby. It's very important for mom to work closely with her docs on this. If possible, have a gameplan before getting pregnant. ...Read more
Topical: If you really need to do anything, a topical solution would be your best option. No nail treatment will work fast. Usually takes 7-9 months to see results... ...Read more