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Doctor insights on: Spirulina Red Marine Algae During Pregnancy

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Are red raspberry leaf and Organic Spirulina safe to take in Prenatal One Rainbow Light from earlier in pregnancy?

Are red raspberry leaf and Organic Spirulina safe to take in Prenatal One Rainbow Light from earlier in pregnancy?

Yes!: Prenatal One is a good quality Prenatal. Red raspbery leaf is a great tonic during pregnancy which has been used for thousands of years and is very safe- see http://www. Bellybelly. Com. Au/pregnancy/raspberry-leaf-pregnancy-red-raspberry-leaf-tea/
Spirulina is a good source of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients and is also safe (spirulinas occ. Have toxic contaminants so it's good it's organic). ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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Should I avoid red meat during pregnancy?

Should I avoid red meat during pregnancy?

Choose organic only: I believe factory-farmed meat is one of the least healthy foods we can eat ; advise people to avoid it at all times, esp. When pregnant, but organic grass-fed meat in animals not given hormones or antibiotics is actually quite healthy and you can have as much as you wish. See http://bit. Ly/19xax7e for more about why this is wise. ...Read more

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Cooked red snapper fish is safe during pregnancy?

Cooked red snapper fish is safe during pregnancy?

Yes: All meat, poultry and fish should be eaten cooked; no raw or undercooked food. In addition, while preparing food, make sure to separate food items and clean all surfaces. Lastly, try to limit the consumption of predator fishes, like swordfish & tuna. ...Read more

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Drin? King red wine during pregnancy is good or bad

Drin? King red wine during pregnancy is good or bad

Strongly discouraged: Alcohol has been shown to cause birth defects and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. No research has been able to conclusively say how much or when "some/small amounts" of alcohol would be safe. As safety can't be ensured, it is best to avoid alcohol when you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it possible to bleed dark red to brown blood lightly during early pregnancy?

Is it possible to bleed dark red to brown blood lightly during early pregnancy?

Yes: Viable pregnancies can produce some light bleeding initially, but if it increases in character and amount many early pregnancies fail in the form of miscarriages. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat red snapper during pregnancy?

Is it ok to eat red snapper during pregnancy?

Yes: Safe fish using pregnancy:, including bass, catfish, clams, cod, crab, croaker, flounder, freshwater perch, haddock, herring, lobster, mackerel, marlin, ocean perch, orange roughy, oysters, halibut, pollack, red snapper, salmon, scallops, shrimp, and sole. For more details...
http://babyfit. Sparkpeople. Com/articles. Asp? Id=207. ...Read more

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Is red dragon fruit safe to eat during pregnancy?

Dragon Fruit: Dragon fruit (pitahaya or pitaya) which is native to south ; central america is a healthy food to eat during pregnancy. A 100 gram serving contains 1 mg of fiber, 1 mg of iron as well as magnesium, potassium ; calcium. It also contains vit c ; b vitamins. It is a rich source of lycopene (helps to lower blood pressure ; helps to prevent cancer. ...Read more

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I have a brownish red discharge very itching and very painful during sex I tested positive for a pregnancy test?

I have a brownish red discharge very itching and very painful during sex I tested positive for a pregnancy test?

See doctor: For the sake of your and your baby's health, you should be under the care of a doctor. S/he will examine the discharge and treat you accordingly. Examination of the discharge will facilitate the diagnosis. ...Read more

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During pregnancy how should a possible dog bite be handled? It was a nip although you can see puncture spots, blood was not visible only red color.

During pregnancy how should a possible dog bite be handled? It was a nip although you can see puncture spots, blood was not visible only red color.

Pregnant dog bite: First of all, is the dog vaccinated against rabies? Does the bite look infected? If the answer to the first is no and the second is yes, then quickly go see your Ob-Gyne doc. ...Read more

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Bleeding red and brown on depo, is this a good sign I'm not pregnant? Is consistent 7 day bleeding possible during pregnancy? Do I need to take test?

Bleeding red and brown on depo, is this a good sign I'm not pregnant? Is consistent 7 day bleeding possible during pregnancy? Do I need to take test?

Doubt pregnancy: Unpredictable bleeding is a common side-effect of Depo Provera--especially during the first 6 months of use. It doesn't mean you are pregnant. If this is the first time it has happened, you might want to do a pregnancy test for reassurance; however, it is most likely to be negative. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed bright red during intercourse. Just got faint positive on pregnancy test.

Is it normal to bleed bright red during intercourse. Just got faint positive on pregnancy test.

Not Normal: You should call your doctor immediately. You may need to get a pelvic ultrasound and blood test for pregnancy as this may represent an early ectopic pregnancy and/or a threatened miscarriage. If it is painless bleeding it is urgent but not an emergency. If you are having any pain go to the er now. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be bleeding during pregnancy. The blood flow is not heavy and its bright red is this normal?

Is it normal to be bleeding during pregnancy. The blood flow is not heavy and its bright red is this normal?

Bleeding in Pregnanc: Nope. Not in any way. Please sign off of this app and page your OB urgently. ...Read more

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Is a small glass of red wine a week ok during the 1st trimester pregnancy?

Is a small glass of red wine a week ok during the 1st trimester pregnancy?

Not really: Pregnancy is generally a time for doing what's correct, not seeing what you can get away with. I am certain you will "get away with it", it is unlikely to harm your pregnancy. But no doctor can say it is truly okay; it is an unnecessary risk you are taking. You need to decide if the wish for the wine outweighs the (small) risk involved, Your call! ...Read more

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Can too much red raspberry leaves during first trimester harm the pregnancy?

Can too much red raspberry leaves during first trimester harm the pregnancy?

No: Red raspberry leaves are peddled as an overpriced tea along with misleading health claims. There's also a legend that it will make your delivery easier, and another that it will harm the pregnancy. So far as I can tell, it's not really phamracologically active. ...Read more

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What to do for raised red itchy bumps on hands and fingers during pregnancy?

What to do for raised red itchy bumps on hands and fingers during pregnancy?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I got skin growth under left breast during my pregnancy and its growing. Its now half cm in 2 yrs. Looks uneven. Red, bubbly. Twice in 1 yr itches. Harmful?

I got skin growth under left breast during my pregnancy and its growing. Its now half cm in 2 yrs. Looks uneven. Red, bubbly. Twice in 1 yr itches. Harmful?

Not likely: When there is friction between to areas of skin you can develop a "skin tag". they are common at the neck, arm pit, groin, and under the breast (particularly with heavier breasts)

They can be easily removed. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take homeopathy during pregnancy and im 3month. Becouse I have itchy skin get red bumps all over my body. Cant tolerate. Almost everyday?

Is it safe to take homeopathy during pregnancy and im 3month. Becouse I have itchy skin get red bumps all over my body. Cant tolerate. Almost everyday?

You are a victim: Homeopathy is a SCAM. There is never any benefit except as a placebo. The purveyors of these useless but expensive products prey on people who are without benefit of modern, scientific medical knowledge. Best advise is to THROW IT AWAY. ...Read more

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Anyone with a stye like thing on your eye during pregnancy. It is a small red lump/spot near my tear duct. I've been prescribed fusidic acid ointment?

Anyone with a stye like thing on your eye during pregnancy. It is a small red lump/spot near my tear duct. I've been prescribed fusidic acid ointment?

Warm compresses: Several times a day.
May need antibiotics or lancing if not improving quickly.
Most open and drain- blocked follicle. Like a zit on the lid. ...Read more

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I have heard that red raspberry herb supplement can strengthen the uterus during pregnancy. Can it interfere with lovenox (enoxaparin) or frolic acid for mtfhr?

I have heard that red raspberry herb supplement can strengthen the uterus during pregnancy. Can it interfere with lovenox (enoxaparin) or frolic acid for mtfhr?

I hear lots of stuff: Herbal supplements are one of the non-scientific products sold to people all over the stores, the internet, and the world. It is untested and unproven what a brand, an ingredient, or an amount will do inside a particular person's body. If the herb seems to help, looks harmless, and is inexpensive, then it might be ok to try. Finding true research studies on such supplements is usually impossible. ...Read more

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Small red inflamed raised lump on breast, got big during pregnancy, it's been 8months since birth of my baby now it's bigger has veins from it? Had lumps in armpit too. FYI my mom has breast cancer.

Small red inflamed raised lump on breast, got big during pregnancy, it's been 8months since birth of my baby now it's bigger has veins from it? Had lumps in armpit too. FYI my mom has breast cancer.

Time to see doctor: Any mass found in a woman's breast should be examined by her primary care doctor. If cancer is suspected, special studies can be done. Treatment is more sucessful if a cancer is found earlier, rather than later. If the mass is found not to be cancer, the doctors will offer advice and treatment too. ...Read more

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Is Omega-3 with 300mg EPA and 200mg DHA good for pregnancy? Would that much EPA tip over the balance of EPA/DHA that's needed? Is algae DHA superior?

Is Omega-3 with 300mg EPA and 200mg DHA good for pregnancy? Would that much EPA tip over the balance of EPA/DHA that's needed? Is algae DHA superior?

Chemically the same: Omega-3 acids from any source are chemically the same. It doesn't matter whether they came from hand raised salmon, arctic krill or algae. The exact proportions of EPA/DHA are not established either. Omega-3 acids are good regardless of pregnancy. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Having red wine is good for in pregnancy time?

Having red wine is good for in pregnancy time?

No.: There is no safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy.

Alcohol during pregnancy can cause Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, which leads to disabilities, such as speech and language delays, among other things. Women who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant should not drink any alcohol. ...Read more