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Do I Have The Flu Or Am I Pregnant
I had sex last for the first time & ive been having headaches & feeling tired then I got the flu. My stomach rumbles & im gassy, am I pregnant ?
Missed period?: If you missed your period by 4-5 days, do pregnancy test. If the result is negative, repeat the test 4-5 days later. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Influenza is a viral respiratory infection that causes cough, fever, chills, sore throat, muscle aches and headache. While most healthy people suffer few complications from the flu, it can be deadly for pregnant women, babies and children, the elderly and those with weak immune systems. That's why it's so important to get the flu shot to protect yourself ...Read more
I'm pregnant and everything im eating is making me very sick and nauseous. I feel like I have the flu. What can I take or do?
Ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can decrease nausea. ...Read more
NO: Alka-seltzer contains Aspirin which should not be used in pregnancy. There are some older forms of alka-seltzer that may not contain Aspirin (acetysalicilic acid) which may be ok. You would be best using a tylenol flu type produce as acetominophen is safe to use in pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi i'm 8wks pregnant. I have the flu. The doc said to take tylenol & i've gotten contradicting answers about tamiflu being safe to take. Is it?
Im pregnant (9 weeks) and i feel like i have the flu. I'm a bit warm like a fever was coming on so I took Tylenol. Should I go to the hospital?
Doubtful: Treat with fluids, rest and Tylenol. If you develop abdominal cramps, fever or urinary symptoms I would go then. Simply having a viral infection is not a risk to your pregnancy. Spotting/cramping could be threatened miscarriage and fever with urinary symptoms and/or flank and pain could be kidney infection. Infections of urinary tract increase risk of miscarriage , ...Read more
Hi I'm 25 weeks pregnant and I have the flu a my doctor put me on tamiflu. I have a fever of 100.6 that isn't responding to Tylenol what to do?
Adequate dose: you are taking 1000mg 4 times a day? try cold compress and cool shower ...Read more
I'm 39 weeks pregnant and have a headache and feel like I have the flu stuffy nose and pain in my cervix when I walk
Flu like symptoms, periods 8 days late. Can you get these symptoms in early pregnancy or do I have the flu? Can the flu mess up your cycle?
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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