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23 Weeks Pregnant With Painful Sores Inside My Nose
Sir. I am pregnant with 23 weeks. My nose has grown in size making me look bad. Plus at night my breathing is not regular for blocked nose and my snoring has increased. Please help.
Blood flow: The blood flow to all mucous membranes increases in pregnancy and can increase snoring and make you feel like you are congested. This will improve after you have the baby. In the mean time the strips that you can put over your nose to help open the airway can help decrease your snoring as can the devices you put in your nose to keep it open at night. Hope this helps. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Not normal, nor rare: This is not very rare, however it is not a normal pregnancy symptom and merits further investigation! women with nosebleeds are more likely than others to suffer severe hemorrhage during delivery and require blood transfusion. A complete blood count and coagulation panel should be checked to exclude coagulopathy or thrombocytopenia. Von willebrand factor deficiency has to be considered! see mfm! ...Read more
Does stuffy nose last thru out pregnancy due to the changes in the woman's body? Or will it go away. I am in 2nd trimester with stuffy nose and wondering how much longer till things clear up.
I am currently 23 weeks and 5 days pregnant and have a head cold with sensitive ears, stuffy & runny nose, & headache. is it safe to take Benadryl?
Second trimester, shortness of breath, stuffy nose, lower back pain. Are these all common during 23 weeks. Will they get worst or better for the remaining of pregnancy? How to ease them in the meantim
Why is my sinus infection still there, no coloring of mucus when i blow my nose, clear, but i still feel the pressure. Can it be rhinitis as i am 23 weeks pregnant. My ears cont to pop very often too.
Yes,: very common in pregancy ; can use benadryl (diphenhydramine) and always warm showers the get mist of water into the nose and loosen secretions to drain them , a mini shower is nasal saline[just water with a sprinkle of salt ] to help drain during the day. can use flonase too. congrats on your pregnancy! breats feed for your and babies better health . ...Read more
I had a water break at 23 weeks pregnancy did I commit any mistake? I had no infection but I feel guilty all the time? Is it due to carelessness?
Not your fault.: I do not know the whole story, but it would be highly unlikely that anything you might have done could have caused the premature membrane rupture. Before you try for pregnancy again, meet with a maternal fetal medicine specialists so they can review your story in detail. ...Read more
I am pregnant with 23 weeks. I have observed that my nostril has enlarged and became hard. To the top of it at night my breathing is not regular and I am snoring very hard and unlikely. Kindly advise how do I making my snoring less with peaceful sleep and
M 23 weeks pregnant. In my usg scan doc found choroid plexus cyst measuring 4 to 7 mm in baby head.is it dangerous for my baby after birth mentally?
Probably not: Choroid plexus cysts are not necessarily abnormal, and they usually disappear by the third trimester (you are still in your second trimester). 1-2% of people have them after birth (and they're harmless in this case). If your doctor finds other abnormalities though, you should have some genetic testing done on the baby. ...Read more
I am 23 weeks pregnate and have a really bad headache in the back of my head. I have taking 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) and it hasnt got any better. Should i see te doc?
Page the doctor: Please sign off the internet and page your OB on call for instructions right now. ...Read more
I have cold sores inside my nose. Is it bad if I blow my nose and use tissue to clean the inside of my nose? Will it make it worse?
I work in ltc. I had a pimple inside my nose, it never went away and now is like a hard rock, very painful.Smaller than a pea. No drainage. Mrsa?
I have a painful sore inside my nose, it is red and rough. My nose is very dry too. What is it and how do I treat it? It won't go away and it hurts.
Vestibulitis is ...: An infection that occurs in the hair bearing area inside the nose. This usually starts as a tender area on the nasal tip or inside. It can progress to an abscess and even involve the entire nose and midface. Keep the area clean, keep the fingers out and use Bacitracin ointment 3x/day around the vestibule. See a doctor if it progresses. ...Read more
I have impetigo&have taken kelflex &bactroban (mupirocin) for 10 days.The bactroban (mupirocin) is making the sores& inside nose bright red & swollen. What do I do?
Stop the bactroban (mupirocin): You can be sensitive/allergic to the bactroban (mupirocin) & should stop it immediately. Call your dr so the information can be reviewed & get into your medical record. If your dr wants to continue an ointment for the sores there are others out there that can be used. ...Read more
Bloody crusty sore: These are caused by bacterial infection, usually staph but can be sreptococcal as well.You need to see your doctor, get a culture done . It is treated with Bactroban (mupirocin) Cream or ointment to be used locally and depending on the lesions you may need oral antibiotics. The condition is caused folliculitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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