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Doctor insights on: Cough Remedy For Pregnant Women

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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Is broncholyte good in the treatment of cough during pregnancy?

Is broncholyte good in the treatment of cough during pregnancy?

Broncholyte: Most over-the-counter cough syrups have different ingredients. You should check with your gynecologist regarding safety of taking this medication during pregnancy. ...Read more

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I had TB. Now iam pregnant. I have taken treatment for 6mon. Now iam sufferring with cough. Should it transfer to my baby?

I had TB. Now iam pregnant. I have taken treatment for 6mon. Now iam sufferring with cough. Should it transfer to my baby?

Worries: The way I read your question is if it is possible for you to transmit tb to the baby, assuming that is the cause for your cough. I would suggest that you address first the cause of your cough. While still possible that tb is at the root, other causes are possibly involved from bronchitis to pneumonia to name a few. It would be critical to treat yourself first. Seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Is it ok to consume manuka honey +15 umf as a traditional remedy to cure cough when im 10 weeks pregnant?

Is it ok to consume manuka honey +15 umf as a traditional remedy to cure cough when im 10 weeks pregnant?

Honey: Always include the pediatrician in these kinds of decisions. After all, now you are eating for two and would not want to do anything that would be harmful to your unborn child. ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks pregnant. I started having slight cough and wheezing. Is there any natural remedy for this. If I take any medicine will it affect my baby.?

I am 5 weeks pregnant. I started having slight cough and wheezing. Is there any natural remedy for this. If I take any medicine will it affect my baby.?

Asthma!: Congratulations on your pregnancy. The medicines that we often use for cold and flu symptoms during pregnancy are considered safe, in general. I would hesitate treating this over-the-counter or with home remedies until you have seen a doctor.

A cold, cough, and wheezing might be an indication of asthma, bronchitis, or pneumonia. This can be worse during pregnancy. Call you doctor to be seen! ...Read more

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Is it ok chew fresh finger for my itchy throat and cough im pregnant and I want natural home remedy?

Is it ok chew fresh finger for my itchy throat and cough im pregnant and I want natural home remedy?

Fresh Ginger: If you mean fresh ginger rather than "fresh finger, " yes it's fine to use while pregnant. I can't imagine the other would be very pleasant. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take cough drops?

Can pregnant women take cough drops?

Yes: Most cough drops are just candy. Check the label to see if there is actually any medication, and if so check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What drugs can a pregnant woman take for cough that wouldn't affect the baby?

What drugs can a pregnant woman take for cough that wouldn't affect the baby?

Robitussin (guaifenesin).: Robitussin (guaifenesin) is safe to use during pregnancy as directed. Avoid dm/cold types and ask your obstetrician. ...Read more

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I am 3 month pregnant women now days I hve cough not regular but once its start will take 10 to 15 minutes I would like to know it will affect to baby?

I am 3 month pregnant women now days I hve cough not regular but once its start will take 10 to 15 minutes I would like to know it will affect to baby?

No: Coughing in and of itself will not harm the baby. However more than 10 days with a cough is something that should be examined by a doctor. There could be asthma, bronchitis or other chronic problems involved. See you doctor so you can address this problem. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a syst in a pregnant woman?

What is the best treatment for a syst in a pregnant woman?

Observation: If your not having any symptoms and cyst is not large observation would be the proper course. Most ov cysts during pregnancy will resolve after delivery. Very large cyst my cause labor obstruction if low in the pelvis.
If large cyst has benign appearance it may be treated with needle aspiration. You OB schould discuss with you findings and proper management for specific type of cyst.
Brignonimd. Co. ...Read more

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Pregnant woman who is coughing, can she take a cough mixture?

Pregnant woman who is coughing, can she take a cough mixture?

Yes: Most of the over-the-counter cough medicines are safe for pregnant women but make sure you read the label and ask the pharmacist. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take cough remedies containing phenylephrine while pregnant?

Is it safe to take cough remedies containing phenylephrine while pregnant?

Yes: You need to take only the recommended dose. Do not take any over-the-counter remedies that contain Aspirin or Ibuprofen or medications like them while pregnant. ...Read more

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I am 31week pregnancy woman. Now adays my belli was get so cold, is it normal?, I feel cough a littlebit.

I am 31week pregnancy woman. Now adays my belli was get so cold, is it normal?, I feel cough a littlebit.

Get checked: The body regulates its temperature very effectively. The abdomen will not be a different temperature than the rest of the body. If you feel your cough indicates infection schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Which medication can a 7 month pregnant woman can take for chest pain cough?

SOME MEDS ARE SAFE: WOULD RECOMMEND ACETAMINOPHEN (TYLENOL) FOR THE CHEST PAIN WHICH IS MOST LIKELY DUE TO YOUR COUGHING.
THESE MEDICATIONS ARE COMMONLY USED SAFELY IN PREGNANCY-FOR YOUR COLD/COUGH-
CHLOR-TRIMETON, BENADRYL, HUMIBID L A, AND DEXROMETHORPHAN (BENYLIN DM). ...Read more

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Can a woman who suffered from hyperplasia have a successful pregnancy after treatment?

What treatment?: It really depends on what treatment you had for hyperplasia. If you had a d;c, then yes you should be able to get pregnant. If you had an ablation, destruction of the endometrium or a hysterectomy then no you couldn't get pregnant. See you doctor for specific answers. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for abnormal morphology of sperms? Can a woman still get pregnant with abnormal sperms?

What is the treatment for abnormal morphology of sperms? Can a woman still get pregnant with abnormal sperms?

IUI or IVF/ICSI: The treatment is either insemination or ivf with icsi. If the rest of the sperm parameters are ok IUI is the first line therapy. Intimately the concerns are poor fertilization or the sperm causing poor embryos. It is a bit hard to predict. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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