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Which Moisturizer Is Safe For Pregnancy
Is Octinoxate 7.5% safe during pregnancy? I utilize a moisturizer that has this (on occasion). I'm pregnant 33w5d.
Octinoxate: Through skin absorption, octinoxate can lead to reproductive as well as developmental toxicity. It is also known to damage the immune system in rare cases, impairing a person's ability to fight disease and repair tissue damage. Women who are pregnant should not use octinoxate because it produces estrogen-like effects. Use of octinoxate can cause endocrine disruptions. ...Read more
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
Is it safe to use moisturizer with aloe barbadensis juice daily during pregnancy? (Obviously it will be applied topically.)
Is 2wice a day use of clinique acne solution safe during pregnancy? Cleanser 2% salicylic, toner 1.5% salicylic, moisturizer 2.5% benzoyl per oxide
Category C: Benzoyl peroxide is a pregnancy category c drug, which basically means that someone was able to produce birth defects in lab animals using it, probably in preposterously high doses and something more than putting in the mother mouse's face. While i don't believe there's any danger to you, you'd do well not to use it simply o keep yourself from worrying or blaming the medicine if something happens. ...Read more
Is it safe to use Aveeno (oatmeal) skin relief24 hr moisturizing lotion with dimethicone skin protectant during pregnancy ?
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
Are k-y liquibeads vaginal moisturizer ovule inserts that expired in April 2016 safe to use.. And if so, for how long (months, years, etc.)?
Likely yes: Although it may be best to use a product prior to expiration day but a vaginal moisturizer when keep in cool and dry environment will not truly expire as long as it lubricates and remains uncontaminated. Throw it out when it does not work any more. ...Read more
I got a glycerin bottle that says.. Contains 99.7 % w/w glycerin... I wanted to know is this safe to use on face.. Skin.. As a moisturizer or not?????
Depends...: ...What's in the moisturizer that makes it adult? If it's perfume, she can use it before her first date. The basic ingredients -- mineral oil, water, emulsifier -- are the same for all kinds of moisturizer; proportions determine how "gooey" the product is -- and preference for that varies more by skin type than by age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The main ingredient in my facial moisturizer is castor oil. Is it safe to use daily for months, as I have been?
Yes.: It is primarily for uv-protection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to use water based lubricant as a moisturizer for your penis? Would it be safe to leave on throughout the day?
Is it safe to use aloe vera gel (usually sold for sunburn relief), daily as a moisturizer? Seems to work well for me...
YES, very safe!: Aloe vera has a wide range of health benefits and is very good for your skin, whether you are sunburned or not! for a nice article on the many benefits of aloe see http://www.Naturalnews.Com/021858_aloe_vera_gel.Html. ...Read more
T.N dickinson's witch hazel safe to use with retin-a ? Like cleanse, tone with this, apply retin-a and then moisturizer ?
Can i use BP and Calamine lotion on my neck at the same time ? I will apply moisturizer . Is it safe to do so ? My neck have acnes.
Is it ok to use a witch hazel toner while on retin-a ? Like cleanse, tone, wait a while then apply retin-a and then moisturizer? Is that safe ?
Sting effect: Yes, but thecwitchhazel may sting.Get a more detailed answer ›
I use Aveeno (oatmeal) moisturizer for after shave on my vagina. I got told it's safe. But someone else said its toxic.
I'm abit confused right now.
Aveeno (oatmeal): Am unaware of toxic effects of this moisturizing lotion. ...Read more
Is coconut oil safe to apply to the skin as a moisturizer for those suffering from high cholesterol? Does it enter the blood stream through the skin?
Safe and yes: Any oil applied to skin will make it into the blood stream to some extent. However, the amount getting into your system this way is not likely to alter your fat metabolism materially. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
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