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Safe Pregnant Woman
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
Doesn't treat infxn: Vagisil has several different products, but it contains benzacaine, a topical anesthetic. Some people are allergic to benzacaine. There is also a serious medical adverse reaction called methemoglobinemia in which some people's blood reacts and the lips, skin, or fingernails turn blue/gray. In addition, it doesn't treat any vaginal infections, and may cause burning in some people. I suggest avoiding. ...Read more
Most likely yes: The only areas of Florida where Zika is carried by the local mosquitoes are two areas of Miami-Dade County. The Zika carrying mosquitoes have not been found as north as Orlando. Remember, however, that this is a fluid situation. You should be okay in Orlando. You can always stay up to date on further developments at the webpage: www. Cdc. Gov ...Read more
Are parsley leaves and coriander leaves made as a soup safe for pregnant woman, if so what is the safest dosage?
Sure: Both are fine and you may eat as much as you like. ...Read more
Ok: Gentle application of a vibrator to a pregnant abdomen is safe. That technique is sometimes used to "wake up" babies during an OB ultrasound evaluation to allow better evaluation. ...Read more
Is it safe fot pregnant woman to use rexall vapor rub instrad of vicks to rub on the nose to breath?
HealthTap doctors...: ...are asked not to endorse commercial products. That being said, considerable similarity exists between the two in question. ...Read more
??: Depends on the person, if it frightens you and you don't enjoy it, don't watch them. But if they thrill you and you enjoy them - no harm done. Have fun! ...Read more
Is it safe for a pregnant woman to ride in a car when she is 3 months pregnant! We are going to texas but will be stopping for break every 4 hours?
Travel: There is a risk for anyone who takes a long distance car ride of developing clots in their lower extremities. I highly suggest using support / compression hose, keeping the legs elevated if possible and stopping every 2 hours to walk around. Try to massage the calf. If Sny pain a swelling is noted, stop snd head to the closest ER. Good luck & safe travel. Discuss this further with your OB ...Read more
Pasteurized: Pasteurized is safer.Get a more detailed answer ›
They can leak: There are ways to improve safe use of appliances like microwaves. One is purchase from a reputable company. Another is to look for ul label. A kit might be available at the local hardware store or online to test a microwave for leakage. But the first step is to use other ways to heat if concerned or to stand at a distance when using a microwave in the home or workplace. See my health guide also :). ...Read more
Is it safe for a pregnant woman to take hydrocodine throughout her pregnancy? I have a friend that takes the pain medicine hydrocodine and she's going on her fifth month.
Is it safe if a pregnant woman regularly swims in a chlorinated pool with the strong smell of chlorine?
Is it safe for a pregnant woman to go out in hot weather? When is the temperature considered too hot or too cold? Thank you! :)
Safe: The outside temperature is not going to affect a fetus located inside a woman's uterus. The woman's body temperature will work to keep the internal environment a stable temperature. Think of the millions of women who are pregnant and very very hot or very cold areas of the world. They do just fine. ...Read more
Yes: Yes as long as it is not lead based (which has been pretty much eliminated) and your work area is well ventilated. ...Read more
Is it cappuccino consumption safe for a pregnant woman? Also, is it safe for children to drink it?
Category C drug: Caffeine is considered moderately safe during pregnancy from studies to date. Around the time of delivery it is good to avoid as a newborn may show excessive irritability, tremor and feed poorly. Newborns can take days for the caffeine to leave their system. Kids can usually handle the caffeine more like an adult but may be more prone to heartburn. ...Read more
Is it safe for a pregnant woman to take gabapentin to try and get over the withdrawals from heroin.?
Is it safe for a pregnant woman to swallow her husband's ejaculate if he is on humira (adalimumab) and soon, methotrexate?
Is it safe for a pregnant woman with genital herpes to deliver her baby without having a c-section?
Genital herpes: If a woman with genital herpes has no active lesions at the time she goes into labor, a vaginal delivery is safe. Women with active herpes at the time of labor are delivered by c-section. Valtrex (valacyclovir) beginning at 36 weeks is being used to decrease the risk of active herpes at delivery. ...Read more