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Rosacea And Pregnancy
Cool compresses : With pregnancy, the hormones affect the skin, fluid and electrolytes, and the blood volume. This results in worse rosacea. To decrease vasodilatation, one can use ice either as cold compresses or cold water to wash the face. Exercise causes the patient's face to flush with increased blood supply aggravating the rosacea. Certain foods/stress/chemicals are associated with rosacea with pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
No, treatment will: Vitamin a products frequently used for treating rosacea can cause birth defects. Avoid using any drugs as far as possible, especially early in pregnancy, when the fetus is much more sensitive to damage. If you have been using any drugs, or even topical creams containing retinols, retinoic acid, or the like you will want to talk to your dr about evaluating your pregnancy. ...Read more
Is it safe to use metrogel and erythromycin topical ointments for treating severe rosecea pustules during pregnancy 24 weeks ? Or that harms the baby
No : Long term antibiotics are not desirable but rosacea being a chronic problem has been associated with a skin mite causing a chronic infection living in the skin thus the use of antibiotics. Pregnancy is a contraindication to minocycylin due to bone / tooth deformithy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am currently 18 weeks pregnant. Ever since i got pregnant my cheeks go pink and when really hot reddish. I've also got some spots. Is it rosacea ?
I have rosacea & I used finacea gel one time on my face & then I discovered that I am pregnant. Did I harm my baby? Please help me, I am so worried.
I have been drinking a lot lately and take prescriptions for allergies and rosacea. I am 42 and just found out i'm 4 weeks pregnant. What are the chan?
Talk to doctor: A lot of women have alcohol before they know they are pregnant and nearly all of those pregnancies do fine. Most important is that you've recognized it and have stopped. As far as your medications are concerned, make an appt with doctor to discuss your meds and possible effects on baby, as well as alternatives you can take in pregnancy to relieve your symptoms. Goodl luck! ...Read more
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