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cold when you are pregnant

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Rest and Fluid: The same as you would if you were not pregnant; rest and plenty of clear fluids. I hope you feel better soon! do not take any otc meds with out consu ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Olds
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Avoid meds: During pregnancy it is always best to avoid unnecessary medications. Since medication has not been shown to change the course of a common cold there ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Cold drinks, warm drinks, hot drinks (don't burn your tongue!) are all fine as long as they don't contain much caffeine, alcohol, or other substances ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cold Drinks are : Not bad for pregnant women. However, the teachings of traditional chinese medicine encourage drinking fluids that are close to your body temperature f ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cold: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for ant ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
U should really: Ask your OB doc as your doc may have specific meds he or she wants u to use, i tell my pts take extra vit c 1000mg per day , they can use tylenol( not ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felizardo Belga
62 years experience General Practice
None that I know of.: Cold usually is self-limited . Last for a few days. No accompanying symptoms? No fever? Rest, lots of fluids. How many months pregnant?
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Barrett
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends: In early pregnancy, <12 weeks you are limited to saline washes, benedryl and tylenol (acetaminophen). After that you can take decongestants, cough me ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Lowered resistance: You resistance may be lowered making you more susceptible for colds and other illnesses during oregnancy.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please call your OB: As your OB may not agree with me and i always want all of my pts asking me ?S like this and not someone else, i tell my pts throat lozenges with zinc, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Alcasenser: As above. Also coricidid hp.

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