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Disease while pregnant?

Disease while pregnant?

There are: There are several different conditions that affect and complicate pregnancy. Your questions needs to be specific in order to address. ...Read more

Dr. Gerald Mandell
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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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Will I fall pregnant while taking aropax?

Will I fall pregnant while taking aropax?

If having sex: If you are having unprotected sex, yes you can get PG But that could also happen if you were not taking the Aropax ...Read more

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Can i take immurane while pregnant?

Can i take immurane while pregnant?

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 more

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Could someone take enbrel (etanercept) during pregnancy?

Could someone take enbrel (etanercept) during pregnancy?

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 more

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Can takeing enbrel (etanercept) while pregnet for psoriatic artharits harm a growin fetus?

Can takeing enbrel (etanercept) while pregnet for psoriatic artharits harm a growin fetus?

No: My drug database shows that this is pregnancy class b, the safest class of medication. Studies show no risk of adverse fetal effects. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) while pregnant?

Is it safe to take plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) while pregnant?

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 more

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Is it ok to use hydrocortisone cream while pregnant? 8 weeks pregnant.

Is it ok to use hydrocortisone cream while pregnant? 8 weeks pregnant.

Should Be OK: Pretty low dose, right? Like 1%? Should be OK. Just use it sparingly, as you should any steroid. And the placenta will help keep the steroid tamed as well. ...Read more

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Can I use bengay while being pregnant?

Can I use bengay while being pregnant?

Ben gay in pregnancy: It should be fine to use during pregnancy. Just remember, all things in moderation. Too much could lead to excessive absorption of components that could be harmful to your baby. ...Read more

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Is Mederma safe while pregnant?

Mederma: Yes unless you are allergic to onion. In fact it has proven to be effective for stretch marks. ...Read more

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Am starting enbrel (etanercept) .. Can i stop taking it when my RA is under.Control..And take something lighter?

Am starting enbrel (etanercept) .. Can i stop taking it when my RA is under.Control..And take something lighter?

No: You are doing so well because of the enbrel, (etanercept) not in spite of it. Stopping it will cause your disease to flare and will increase the risk of joint damage. ...Read more

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Could i delivered a healthy baby while taking clonazapam(klonopin) while pregnant?

Could i delivered a healthy baby while taking clonazapam(klonopin) while pregnant?

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

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What fungal nail treatment can I use while pregnant?

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

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Can I use Vermox while im pregnant?

Can I use Vermox while im pregnant?

D/W OB: Mebendazole is fda category c. Although some animal studies showed teratogenicity & fetotoxicity, it has been used in humans w/o problems noted. Benefits should outweigh risks. D/w your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Are their any medications for psoriasis (scalp) that are safe to while trying to conceive and while pregnant?

Are their any medications for psoriasis (scalp) that are safe to while trying to conceive and while pregnant?

Psoriosis: Psoriasis medication are dangerous during pregnacy. Ask your obgyn and rheumatologist if phototherapy is an option for you. It all depends how severe you symptoms are . Also consider if pregnanct talking with a maternal fetal medicine doctor in your city. ...Read more

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Is topical tretinoin 0.05% teratogenic? When i can get pregnant after stopping it?

Is topical tretinoin 0.05% teratogenic? When i can get pregnant after stopping it?

No, not topical use: Tretinoin is teratogenic only if you take it by mouth and happen to get pregnant. Topical use is fine and it is safe in terms of teratogenic effects. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Psoriasis (Definition)

An autoimmune disease that causes itchy, thickened, skin lesions on the skin, nail changes, and occasionally joint arthritis. ...Read more