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Doctor insights on: Does Sneezing During Pregnancy Affect The Baby

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Dr. Corey Clay
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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


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Is it normal to have vaginal discharge during pregnancy? Sometimes when I sneeze it comes out and feels like i've peed on myself but it's discharge.

Is it normal to have vaginal discharge during pregnancy? Sometimes when I sneeze it comes out and feels like i've peed on myself but it's discharge.

Yes: The high hormones that your body produces during pregnancy causes increased discharge. Women are also prone to yeast infections during pregnancy, as well as other causes of vaginal infections. If there is itching, irritation, sores, or an unusual odor, or if you have had a new sexual partner, see your gyn asap. ...Read more

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Can i take any cold meds during pregnancy i know there is no cure for common cold but I am always sneezing and nose is constantly running and i'm raw?

Can i take any cold meds during pregnancy  i know there is no cure for common cold but I am always sneezing and nose is constantly running and i'm raw?

Yes: I give a list of medications that are safe to take during pregnancy for a variety of conditions. In general it is relatively safe to use pseudophed, tylenol (acetaminophen) cold, benedry, afrin or neosynephrine nasal spray and plain robitussin. However, not knowing your other health problems this is just a general list. ...Read more

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I am 6 weeks pregnant and having continous sneezing .Whether this affect my pregnancy?

No: Excessive sneezing is not a problem with maintaining the pregnancy. Your pregnancy is still very small as is your uterus. The cervix should still be very thick, such that it will not be affected by the pressure put on it with the sneezing. Typically, sneezing is related to allergies or a cold. If this what is causing your sneezing, this is also not harmful to your pregnancy. ...Read more

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I sneeze alot whole day.Is it safe to use budesonide 64 micrograms in early pregnancy?

I sneeze alot whole day.Is it safe to use budesonide 64 micrograms in early pregnancy?

Yes: but don't exceed recommended dosage/duration, and tell your doctor about it in the next prenatal care visit, wish you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more

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Are sneezing, abdomial cramping and thick white discharge signs of early pregnancy?

Are sneezing, abdomial cramping and thick white discharge signs of early pregnancy?

Probably not: That combination of symptoms does not suggest pregnancy even though they might be present in pregnancy. The major signs to watch for are fatigue, urinary frequency, and breast tenderness, and possibly nausea. ...Read more

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My period is almost 2 weeks late , im having allergy like symptoms for example i cant stop sneezing, is this a sign of pregnancy?

My period is almost 2 weeks late , im having allergy like symptoms for example i cant stop sneezing, is this a sign of pregnancy?

No: Nasal congestion may be associated with pregnancy but not usually sneezing. But you should still check for pregnancy- not because of the sneezing but because of the late period ...Read more

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4wks3days pregnant started sneezing out of no where. And been sniffing for a day now. Is it common to have runny nose and sneezing in early pregnancy?

4wks3days pregnant started sneezing out of no where. And been sniffing for a day now. Is it common to have runny nose and sneezing in early pregnancy?

Yes: Even in the absence of allergies, pregnancy may be associated with nasal symptoms presumably from the progesterone. However the usual complaint is nasal stuffiness If you are sneezing in spells and itching then pregnancy may just be an aggravating factor to an existing allergic problem. ...Read more