Posted by: bunny | 2004/11/22

update 18 weeks and question for gynaedoc

Hi Gynaedoc, is it safe to use Elocon ointment for vitiligo during preggies?

Hi all. Went for my 3 rd scan last Thursday, with Dr. Marie Pienaar at Panorama Medi Clinic - she is really nice, I'm glad I switched docs and decide to stay with her. Heard baby's heartbeat for the first time. Anyway, It's a BOY - there must be something in the CTN water 'coz everyone i know has boys and expecting more boys :) I'm still ecstatic tho - havent started to feel any kicks or such yet, but doc says everything is fine. keep well !

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Small amounts can be absorbed. the recommendation of the manufacturers is that Elocon should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefit outweighs the potential risk to the unborn child.

Best wishes

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