Sulfuric ointment during pregnancy, in accordance with the instructions to the drug can be used only on prescription. Nevertheless, it is considered that a drug that has almost no side effects, including no adverse influence on a pregnant woman and developing fetus.
Pregnancy and the skin condition
During pregnancy there is a physiological depression of immunity - a protective reaction of the body, which prevents rejection by the immune system
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mother fetal tissues. Reduced immunity allows to bear a child.
At the same time, reduced immunity leads to the fact that reduced protection from any infectious agents. Pathogens that cause infectious-inflammatory processes, are constantly present in the composition of pathogenic microflora on the skin surface. Immunosuppression leads to activation, proliferation and development of pustular rash.
Pustular rash in pregnancy - it's dangerous, because infection with reduced immunity can be spread over large areas of the skin, as well as blood and lymph to the other, including distant organs and tissues. And as during pregnancy, especially in the first trimester, it is not desirable to use the drugs for systemic effects, has a general effect on the body, often the question arises as to which drugs external action in this case can be applied. Sulfuric ointment pregnant is assigned, but only on a doctor's recommendation.
Hormonal changes often lead to the development in the seborrhea and rosacea in pregnant women, which in turn is treated with sulfur ointment. Sulfuric ointment is applied for the treatment of scabies. For pregnant women, its use for that purpose and can only be prescribed by a doctor.
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Obstetricians believe sulfuric ointment is relatively safe for pregnant women and nursing mothers. When applied to the skin of sulfuric ointment
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has an antibacterial effect, cleans clogged pores, inhibits the proliferation of pathogens, effectively dries it improves the appearance of skin.
The mechanism of action of sulfuric ointment associated with the appearance on the skin surface when it is applied to active principles - pentationovoy sulphides and acids that have antimicrobial and antiparasitic activity. Sulfides, moreover, have the ability to enhance and accelerate the formation of the uppermost stratum corneum, it softens and perfectly removes dead skin cells of the skin surface (skin differentiation properties).
All these reactions take place in the superficial layers of the skin. Sulfuric ointment is not absorbed into the blood and does not have the body of a pregnant woman general (systemic) action. The question of whether pregnant women can be smeared with sulfur ointment or not, in each case decided by the doctor.
Do sulfur ointment side effects and contraindications
The threat of side effects with negligible sulfur ointment. During pregnancy, the greatest danger is just an allergic reaction. Therefore, if the skin of a pregnant woman came rapidly spreading rash papular drain, you use the ointment should be stopped immediately, and wash it with soap residues.
From local allergic reactions may occur in the skin at the site of sulfuric ointment dryness, flaking and associated skin irritation. Most often, such a reaction occurs when applied too thick layer of sulfuric ointment.
Contraindications to the use of sulfur ointment is only a hypersensitivity to the components of a pregnant woman ointment. Sulfuric ointment and breast-feeding
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It has exactly the same indications and contraindications, and must be applied by a physician.
Sulfuric ointment for pregnant women - how to apply
If sulfuric ointment used for the treatment of pustular eruptions on the skin, it should be applied once a day thin, uniformly distributed layer of no more than three hours for 7-10 days. Remains of sulfur ointment or removed with a cotton swab
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Dipped in warm vegetable oil, or simply wash with warm water without soap.
If sulfuric ointment during pregnancy is used to treat scabies, it is applied to the skin surface of the skin for five consecutive days. After the five-day course of treatment a woman should take a shower and change linens.
When seborrheic dermatitis - a disease of the scalp, caused by a fungus and is stronger irritation and itching of the scalp, sulfuric ointment is applied to the cleaned and dried the affected skin once daily for 10 days.
Sulfuric ointment can be used during pregnancy, but only half a doctor.