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Using Resorcinol On Face During Pregnancy
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
Chloasma: Chloasma is a required hypermelanosis of sun-exposed areas occurred during pregnancy and it can affect 50-70% of pregnant women. It presents as symmetric hyperpigmented macules, which can confluent or punctuate. The most common locations are the cheeks, the upper lip, the chin and the forehead. The exact mechanism by which pregnancy affects the process of melanogenesis is unknown. ...Read more
Yes: High doses of salicylic acid in its oral form have been shown in studies to cause birth defects and various pregnancy complications. To be cautious, it is recommended that pregnant women avoid the topical use of salicylic acid but small amounts applied to the skin — such as a 1% salicylic acid-containing toner used once or twice a day — are considered safe. ...Read more
During entire pregnancy, my baby has been very active and moved, is it possible sometimes she turns head down?
I got big brown marks on my face during pregnancy and 2 years later it still hasn't faded. How do I erase it?
Hard to treat: Most likely this is melasma. There are some medications and creams, but not very effective. Consult dermatoligst. ...Read more
In general: In general, in the last trimester.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Not sure if you mean swelling. Your symptoms don't sound very common. See your md for evaluation. ...Read more
I have blemishes on my face from during pregnancy now my baby of 6 month but blemishes just spread on my face please let me know how can I rid them?
Not on the internet: The word blemish is not in any way specific or descriptive enough for any medical comment. Your blemishes need to examined in person for a correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
I am 3 months pregnant and I have a Cyst in my Left ovary. Can I (or my baby) face any kind of health issue during pregnancy???
What kind of cyst: Cyst means fluid filled and occur cyclically when not pregnant. A corpus luteum cyst supports an early pregnancy until about 10 weeks when the placenta takes over. Discuss the cyst with your doc-usually will present no problems during the pregnancy or to baby if the cyst is small (less 5 cm) ...Read more
Electrolysis: I'll be very frank with you.. . **i** don't feel it is safe for anyone. Certainly not it pregnancy, where two people are involved and one cannot yet make the decision, but even non-gravid women should know that it's almost a worthless pursuit -- it really doesn't work very well, and the risks of scarring, infections, and so forth are really significant. I don't recommend it! ...Read more
Yes it is: No problem to use that face mask. ...Read more
My body feels itchy. I had this during my pregnancy. Took allerid n felt better. But the itch has started again...Its from head to toe. What to do?
Antihistamine 4 itch: Antihistamines are usually the most helpful medications you can take for itching. You can get benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec, allegra, Claritin and other ah otc now. Any of these may help itching, but Claritin might be the least effective; results are individual. If the itching continues or worsens over time, see an allergist for help figuring out why you are itching. It could be a disease that needs attention. ...Read more
During pregnancy, developed freckles on face n body. After 3yrs still have it! What can I do 2 get rid of them. Is using honey and lemon on face good 4 it?
Using body moisturizing lotion, whitening face washes, and hair shampoo during pregnancy, are they safe, thank you?
Yes: These products should not hurt your baby at all. It almost always is something you take by mouth that would hurt the baby. ...Read more
Hi, I'm getting more pimples on my face since I'm pregnant. Can I continue using skinoren cream 20% during the pregnancy? Thank you!
A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more
Is it ok to use hydroquinone cream on face during last trimester of pregnancy 32 weeks pregnant I'm using. It on the side of my face n neck help plz?
Wouldn't: Almost anything while pregnant should be avoided. ...Read more
Is Proactiv ok during pregnancy? I am five months pregnant & my face is horrible with acne. I'm just afraid that I will affect the baby.
Baby girl born yesterday 6pound and 12 inch head circumference. Is her head fine I was told during pregnancy that she might have microcephaly?
Head measures small: Her weight is right around the 5th percentile for a newborn but her head is well below the 3rd percentile. The first head measurement after birth is difficult to rely on as there are things like "molding" (shape changes) from passing through the birth canal to consider. This info has to be put into context with the help of your pediatrician. They are there to assist you, don't hesitate to ask quest ...Read more
Always "hairy" d/t my ethnicity but during pregnancy I got tons more body hair. Post partum it remains in excess but hair on head sheds a lot. Causes?
During the pregnancy period some dark. Brown spots appear in my face and I try to use ointment but no useful. Help me please to remove it. What can I use?
Grade I No: A grade I concussion will result in a brief period of memory loss and a headache and will not affect the fetus. Grade ii and iii concussions resulting in more severe symptoms "may have an impact" but only on the mother's awareness. Comatose mothers still deliver healthy babies. ...Read more
Is the oil cleansing method (use of cold pressed castor oil and extra virgin olive oil topically on face) safe during pregnancy?
Yes: Those ingredients applied to your face are safe. ...Read more
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