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Doctor insights on: Safe Creams To Use During Pregnancy

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Is anti itch cream safe to use during pregnancy? Is there a homeopathic remedy that's better for big bites?

Is anti itch cream safe to use during pregnancy? Is there a homeopathic remedy that's better for big bites?

Baking Soda: For individual bites a paste made from baking soda and water will stop the itching and is OK to use during pregnancy. Apply the paste directly to the bite area only. For multiple bites you can add a 1/4 cup of baking soda to a luke warm bath to soothe the itching as well. Soak in the bath for up to 15 min then rinse well. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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 anti aging cream safe during pregnancy?

Is anti aging cream safe during pregnancy?

Check c/ ingredient: Check each of the ingredients. Retin a (tretinoin) is category c. Hyaluronic acid is unknown. ...Read more

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Is using fake tan cream during pregnancy safe?

Self tanning lotions: Self tanning lotions are fine to use during pregnancy unlike tanning booths which are always harmful to the skin whether pregnant or not. Just make sure to exfoliate very gently prior to applying the self tanning lotion as it tends to concentrate in areas of dry skin buildup. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use pasteurised double cream in cooking curries during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use pasteurised double cream in cooking curries during pregnancy?

Cooking Curry: Although cream can be high in fat and calories - just use in moderation. From a safety standpoint - what is important is that the cream has been pasteurized. Avoid any non-pasteurized dairy. ...Read more

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Is ketaconazole cream safe during pregnancy?

Is ketaconazole cream safe during pregnancy?

No: Ketoconazole cream belongs to the fda pregnancy category c, which means possible adverse fetal effects based on animal studies. ...Read more

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Is anovate cream for heamorroids during 36 weeks pregnancy safe?

Is anovate cream for heamorroids during 36 weeks pregnancy safe?

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PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you plan on becoming pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Aclovate cream during pregnancy. It is unknown if Aclovate cream is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Aclovate cream, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. ...Read more

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Is eating butterscotch ice cream safe during pregnancy?

Reviewed this ;: Found no literature suggesting that eating butterscotch ice cream is harmful during pregnancy. Watch calorie intake. ...Read more

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Is cream cheese such as (cheese cake) safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is cream cheese such as (cheese cake) safe to eat during pregnancy?

Weight gain: Sounds delicious. Just watch the calories. It's not dangerous to the baby to eat dessert on occasion. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat pumpkin/cream cheese flan during pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat pumpkin/cream cheese flan during pregnancy?

Probably: Cream cheese is typically pasteurized which makes it safe in pregnancy. Pumpkin cream cheese flan sounds terrible to me, but if it is tasty to you then go for it! ...Read more

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HiI am 34 weeks pregnant. And I recently purchased this cream names Body Merry Stretch mark cream. Is this Safe During Pregnancy? Thanks

HiI am 34 weeks pregnant. And I recently purchased this cream names Body Merry Stretch mark cream. Is this Safe During Pregnancy? Thanks

Yes: But it is a waste of 25 bucks. The claims are all made up by people selling it. You will get the same result with vaseline or the moisturizer of your choice. Don't be a sucker. ...Read more

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I have used veet- Hair removal cream 2-3 times already during my pregnancy? But I just read that these creams should be avoided. Is my baby safe?

I have used veet- Hair removal cream 2-3 times already during my pregnancy? But I just read that these creams should be avoided. Is my baby safe?

See below: Use of thiogycolate hair removal products is discouraged in pregnancy because of theoretical risks. No studies have been done showing it is safe or toxic for use in pregnancy according to the NIH. Because it reacts with hair enough to promote removal of hair, its use is discouraged in pregnancy. You should check with your OB-GYN, however, even though risk of fetal effects is low. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use pure cocoa and shea butters on belly during pregnancy? Not a cream, the pure butter itself, to prevent stretch marks

Safe, BUT: Do not expect any wonderful result. Stretch marks are determined by factors other than dry skin. Mostly by how much the skin is stretched. Any lubricating agent will do the same. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use hair removal cream on vagina during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use hair removal cream on vagina during pregnancy?

It is safe: This cream will not be absorbed and will have no effect on your developing baby. You may use it as directed without problems. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use zovirax (acyclovir) cream for a facial cold sore during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use zovirax (acyclovir) cream for a facial cold sore during pregnancy?

Most Likely: Taking certain antiviral medications for herpes infections during the first three months of pregnancy does not increase a child's risk of major birth defects. However adequate studies on the absolute safety in pregnant women are lacking. ...Read more

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T3 mycin lotion, adaferin gel & azederm cream. Which is safe to use during pregnancy for acne?

T3 mycin lotion, adaferin gel & azederm cream. Which is safe to use during pregnancy for acne?

Acne cream: I think all are ok. I would double check with your OB they have certain likes and dislikes. I would stick with their program. Good luck and feel better ...Read more

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What topical steroid cream is safe to use for treating vitiligo during pregnancy. A doctor prescribed Melanocyl. Is it ok to use it?

What topical steroid cream is safe to use for treating vitiligo during pregnancy. A doctor prescribed Melanocyl. Is it ok to use it?

I'd use nothing: Any topical glucocorticoid is okay for pregnancy, but these medicines are unlikely to be very effective. Congratulations on your pregnancy. Wishing you a safe delivery and many happy years with your family. ...Read more

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Applying skin hair bleach, body hair removing creams or hair coloring products safe while trying 2 conceive? How about during pregnancy?

Applying skin hair bleach, body hair removing creams or hair coloring products safe while trying 2 conceive? How about during pregnancy?

Avoud: While there is concrete evidence that bleaching and hair dyes are harmful when trying to conceive, it is best to avoid any potential problems. These products can potentially cause allergies which can be troublesome. ...Read more

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Is it safe that I used face creams during my first trimester of pregnancy its like 3months I guess. And its really killing me to know what will happen?

Is it safe that I used face creams during my first trimester of pregnancy its like 3months I guess. And its really killing me to know what will happen?

Face cream safe: As long as the creams do not contain Retin A (tretinoin) there is no need to worry. Most over the counter face creams can be used throughout pregnancy. If you are concerned, use the smallest amount possible and check with your doctor. ...Read more