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Can pregnant women use Vicks Vapor Rub?

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Vicks Vapo-Rub is listed as acceptable for use on the chest during pregnancy to reduce congestion and stuffiness. On! Any comments?

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  1. Wynell says:

    Vicks Vapo-Rub is listed as acceptable for use on the chest during pregnancy to reduce congestion and stuffiness.

  2. Ludivina says:

    Yes. I am 24 weeks pregnant and had a horrible cold a couple of weeks ago and I used a small amount of Vicks on my nose and a small amount on my chest. So it is safe, their is nothing else you can really take when you are pregnant so get lots of rest.

  3. Raeann says:

    can you use vicks vapor rub to use vicks while being or anything with vicks while and this girl i work being pregnant? i have these vicks tissues with said i wasnt suppose pre

  4. Towanda says:

    During pregnancy, high levels of estrogen can cause nasal congestion. This can be uncomfortable; even worse, most cold medications are off-limits for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Vicks Vapor Rub is a menthol rub product that is … More:http://www.ehow.com/how_5717982_use-rub-decongest-nose-pregnant.html?ref=Track2&utm_source=ask

  5. Alix says:

    Vick’s Vapor Rub is a topical menthol cream that is rubbed on the throat, chest or even neck to relieve colds. The vapors help open nasal passages and expel phlegm. It can also be used to relieve sore muscles. More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Other/how_does_vicks_vapor_rub_work

  6. Donita says:

    To use Vicks Vapor Rub on yourself, take off your top so your chest is exposed. Dip your hand into the Vapor Rub, and massage the rub onto your chest in circular motions. Breathe deeply, and you will feel your chest start to open and become… More:http://www.ehow.com/how_5006472_vicks-vapor-rub-work.html

  7. Laraine says:

    In moderation, yes.

  8. Connie says:

    Nasal passageways can become irritated during pregnancy due to Using Vick's Vapor Rub during pregnancy may ease uncomfortable nasal congestion and coughing symptoms. In addition to Vick's Vapor Rub, pregnant women may also find relief from nasal How to Use a Vicks Vaporizer; Uses for Vicks Vapor Rub Detail:http://www.ehow.com/facts_5873799_vick_s-rub-ok-use-pregnant_.html

  9. doria says:

    This was very helpful, im very nervous to use anything.

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