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Pregnant, applied facial bleach, feeling uncomfortable, bleeding from nose, sensitive mucus membranes. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you today ?
User :   hi dr
User :   i am 28 weeks pregnant
Doctor :   ok .
User :   in my 7th month....
User :   its a twin pregnancy...
User :   i had a smaill query
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   the other day i applied some facial bleach on my face....
User :   but immediately removed it in 5 mins
User :   is it safe?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   facial bleech is completely safe
User :   ok...
Doctor :   it is not absorbed in to the blood stream
User :   ok...
Doctor :   so there is nothing to be worried about
User :   what happ is i started feeling a lil uncomfortable..
User :   and my mucus membranes have become a little sensitive in prenancy
Doctor :   what do u mean by mucus membranes ?
User :   some blood started flowing from one nostril and I immediately washed my face...
User :   i usally have a stuffy nose at most times...
Doctor :   ok, u mean the nasal passages ?
Doctor :   that is normal during pregnancy, as the increased estrogen levels can cause such changes
User :   yes
Doctor :   You might use some nsal drops like ayr NASAL SPRAY, which contains NaCl
User :   my doc said mucus membranes have become sensitive
Doctor :   this will help moisten the nasal passages and keep them from bleeding
User :   at times there is some blood in the mucuc from the nose and cough
User :   ok...
Doctor :   In addition, if there is running nose, use of Otrivin drops
Doctor :   3 times a day
User :   ok..
Doctor :   this will reduce the nasal secretions
User :   its only sometimes
Doctor :   use it as needed basis
Doctor :   not regularly
User :   my doc says it is om and will go post pregnancy
User :   i m glad to hear that bleaching has no ill effects
Doctor :   yes, the condition, will imporove , post pregnancy, when the hormone levels subside
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   thanks!
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help u with ?
User :   no...thanks u
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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