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Dr. Daniel Lee
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tylenol (acetaminophen): You can take 2 extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) and throat analgesic spray or sore throat lozenges. If you start with any fevers or chills or w ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Sore throat: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is to take for pain while your pregnant.You can also use topical sprays safely such as cepacol call or other throat lozenges.
Dr. Thomas Fry
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Tylenol, (acetaminophen) sucrets: This is hard, as less is more in pregnancy. Tylenol, throat losenges, hydration, rest are the mainstays of treatment if you get a fever, or still ha ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked.: It is important to get checked to be sure that you don't have strep throat. If you do, it must be treated to prevent complications for you and your b ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat/chest: At 26 weeks pregnant, you are not too far from delivery, but you certainly don't want to deliver now, if you can help it. Some medical conditions pro ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Perhaps none: The only sore throat for which antibiotics are needed is strep. This can be diagnosed easily by your pcp and is treated with penicillin which should ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : If you have a sore throat for 2 days see your dr.
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Weiss
45 years experience Endocrinology
Infections : Infections of this type are not more common in pregnancy. It may be that you had been exposed to someone with an infection recently. Check with your O ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
please ask your OB: Your OB may want u to take specific meds and avoid others, i tell my pts they can take tylenol, (acetaminophen) robitussin, throat lozenges, plain Cla ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Go to the Doctor: You are ill. It is time to see the physician.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe antibiotics: Sore throat can be caused by virus or bacteria. I would recommend that you see a doctor and get a rapid strep and culture. If it is strep, you will ... Read More
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Dr. Louise Andrew
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It depends: Many sore throats are viral and will go away without treatment. Gargle with warm salt water several times a day and eat ice cream or drink cold drink ... Read More

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