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Doctor insights on: Raw Mango During Pregnancy

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Can I drink mango juice during early pregnancy?

Can I drink mango juice during early pregnancy?

Sure: There are no restrictions on fruit juices during pregnancy although they are high in calories and can cause weight gain. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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Why should a woman avoid strawberries, watermelons, and mangoes during pregnancy?

Why should a woman avoid strawberries, watermelons, and mangoes during pregnancy?

Not so...: Unless you are allergic to them, you can eat mangos, strawberries and watermelons during pregnancy. However, strawberries tend to hold on to toxins - so would recommend that you stick with organic strawberries. Wash all fruits well before eating. ...Read more

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Which butter is good moisturizer whether raw unrefined Shea butter or mango butter?? Please tell me

Which butter is good moisturizer whether raw unrefined Shea butter or mango butter?? Please tell me

Depends: Whatever works for you is the best otherwise there would not be hundreds of moisturizer to choose from. The most important step is to apply the moisturizer within 3 minutes after bathing. There is some suggestion that shea butter may work better on Asian skin but that's just one opinion. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice during pregnancy is good or bad?

Eating raw rice during pregnancy is good or bad?

It expands: Eating raw rice is probably not the cleanest idea and since the cooking process kills off germs. Also it expands a lot when it absorbs water in your stomach and could make you feel quite ill. I recommend cooking it first. ...Read more

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Can eating raw rice affect me and the baby during pregnancy?

Can eating raw rice affect me and the baby during pregnancy?

You mean swallowing: Uncooked rice? Your teeth will be a hot mess and cracked. Please wash it and take powder off it. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice during 9th month pregnancy will cause any affects?

Eating raw rice during 9th month pregnancy will cause any affects?

Not likely: Eating raw rice is not of itself dangerous. However if the rice is not clean and dried and just from the fielf then eating it could be dangerous from bacteria that could be on the rice. Listeria is especially a dangerous bacteria for the unborn child and the mother may not have illness much worse than a cold. It is recommended to now eat any foods or meats that are not thouroughly cooked when preg ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat raw flour during pregnancy. I have started craving it.

Is it ok to eat raw flour during pregnancy. I have started craving it.

No: Cravings for specific foods are generally an indication of a vitamin or mineral deficiency. Please indicate to your prenatal care provider that you are having these specific cravings. Your provider is likely to recommend further testing to determine if you have a nutritional deficiency that can be corrected. ...Read more

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Is lobster safe to eat during pregnancy like in a bisque? Only raw seafoods or high mercury fish like tuna are a problem, right?

Is lobster safe to eat during pregnancy like in a bisque? Only raw seafoods or high mercury fish like tuna are a problem, right?

Lobster: Lobster, prawns, scallops, etc are safe during pregnancy. Many large ocean fish now contain unacceptable levels of mercury due to mans contamination of the sea. Fish can be a very good food during your pregnancy. One to two servings a week is recommended. The fish high in mercury are king mackerel, shark, swordfish and tilefish. Tuna is actually ok, but salmon would be a better choice. ...Read more

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Can I take any cold meds during pregnancy I know there is no cure for common cold but I am always sneezing and nose is constantly running and I'm raw?

Can I take any cold meds during pregnancy I know there is no cure for common cold but I am always sneezing and nose is constantly running and I'm raw?

Yes: I give a list of medications that are safe to take during pregnancy for a variety of conditions. In general it is relatively safe to use pseudophed, tylenol (acetaminophen) cold, benedry, afrin or neosynephrine nasal spray and plain robitussin. However, not knowing your other health problems this is just a general list. ...Read more

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How can you treat a mango rash?

How can you treat a mango rash?

Food Rash: The best way to treat a rash caused by ingestion of food is to eliminate the food from the diet. If the rash is very itchy, a topical anti-itch cream can be applied and last resort is to try and oral non-sedating antihistamine. ...Read more

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Can a mango help with weight loss?

Can a mango help with weight loss?

No: Only if you restrict your dietary caloric intake - with or without mangos - will you lose weight. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like a ripe mango?

Why does my urine smell like a ripe mango?

Different things: There are different possibilities. It could be something you ate or a medication you are taking. That would include vitamins and supplements. A urine or vaginal infection usually has a different smell than what you are describing. Food odors should resolve in a day or so after you change your intake. ...Read more

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How would african mango diet affect colon disease?

How would african mango diet affect colon disease?

No benefit: What specific colon disease do you mean? I doubt it has any benefit for any significant GI problem. ...Read more

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Will eating ripe mango fruits worsen my acid reflux?

Will eating ripe mango fruits worsen my acid reflux?

Maybe.: Try it and see. In general it is sound advice to avoid whatever worsens your gerd and many patients report that fruit juice or fresh fruit make it worse. See your family physician for further evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Is the african mango or lichi super fruit diet a safe fdidet or teens?

Is the african mango or lichi super fruit diet a safe fdidet or teens?

Diet in teens: My opinion is that any fad diet is not safe for anyone but certainly not for growing chiidren/teens. A slow but steady weight reduction program combined with excercise is much safer and much more likely to result in behavior changes that allows the teen to sustain the weightloss. ...Read more

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How much mango can 18 months baby eat per day? Contains lots of salts load over the kidneys?

How much mango can 18 months baby eat per day? Contains lots of salts load over the kidneys?

How much mango/day?: I thought of mango as a fruit with a lot of sugar in it, not salt. For most humans the kidneys are fully mature in terms of there filtering capacity by age 2 years. So you do not want to stress an infant's kidneys when they are younger than 2 yrs. You can check google for the average composition of a mango fruit, Make sure that the child is getting protein and fats in his diet. ...Read more

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I believe there are foods causing cough like mango and dried fish. What other foods to avoid that cause it?

I believe there are foods causing cough like mango and dried fish. What other foods to avoid that cause it?

Depends....: Your cough is likely caused by bronchospasm related to food allergy. You should avoid any food which causes these symptoms. You could see an allergist for further testing to determine precisely what causes your allergic symptoms. ...Read more