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Doctor insights on: Dry Throat During Pregnancy

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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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Headaches and dry lips sign of early pregnancy?

Headaches and dry lips sign of early pregnancy?

Headaches may occur: But i don't know about dry lips. Sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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Are dry lips an early pregnancy symptom?

Are dry lips an early pregnancy symptom?

No. Dry lips are not: An early pregnancy symptom. Please take a home pregnancy test if you have missed your period. Take care. ...Read more

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Flu and excess mucus during pregnancy?

Flu and excess mucus during pregnancy?

Well, you: Gotta try some tamiflu (oseltamivir) if it's bad, call ur doc and u may wanna get covered with some zithromax to prevent pneumonia and consider some IV fluids, call ur doc, ask about tamiflu (oseltamivir). ...Read more

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Safe medicine for cough and sore throat during pregnancy?

Safe medicine for cough and sore throat during pregnancy?

U shoudl ask your OB: As your OB has specific meds to recommend, buti tell my pts, plain Robitussin (guaifenesin) and throat lozenges are fine, and extra vit c 1000 mg a day and sometimes u may need antibiotics if it is not a common cold. ...Read more

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Infection in nipples during pregnancy?

Infection in nipples during pregnancy?

Mastitis?: Yes, infections can happen in nipples; this is called mastitis, and can be either bacterial or yeast in origin. I am unsure what the core of your question is, however. ...Read more

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Are cough drops safe during pregnancy?

Are cough drops safe during pregnancy?

Mgt: A major brand over the counter should be fine. The cause of your cough though can be assessed by your physician. ...Read more

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5th week of preg, 2 days with sore throat & dry cough. Cough is getting worse at night during sleep. Will this harm my babies? Pls help. Tq.

5th week of preg, 2 days with sore throat & dry cough. Cough is getting worse at night during sleep. Will this harm my babies? Pls help. Tq.

ACUTE BRONCHITIS: Most probably not. It is a short attack of dry coughing episodes which can be viral or allergic in nature. ...Read more

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Is dry throat a sign of early pregnancy?

Is dry throat a sign of early pregnancy?

No: Dry throat can be form many different causes, if u are worried about preg do a home urine test and if - and are still worried see your gyn for a blood preg test. ...Read more

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When i wake up my nose cogested and slightly blocked phlegm in throat and dry mouth also during day dry mouth although idont breath from mouth why?

When i wake up my nose cogested and slightly blocked phlegm in throat and dry mouth also during day dry mouth although idont breath from mouth why?

Dry mouth: Your symptoms are very non specific. Dry mouth as you indicate could be anything from snoring to sleep apnea to early signs of diabetes. I would suggest a thorough exam from your primary care physician to eliminate has many Causes as possible ...Read more

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Are sore boobs, fever, cough & catarrh an early symptom of pregnancy?

Can't understand: Part of the question. Temp may ^ with pregnancy - but should not be a fever. Breasts can be sore. Cough is not a pregnancy symptom. The only thing which is diagnostic in early pregnancy is a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Vagina lips sore and itchy during period. Why is this ?

Vagina lips sore and itchy during period. Why is this ?

Possibilities: Could be a yeast infection or even stds. You can try over-the-counter antifungal like monist at, but if it keeps coming back, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is Betadine throat gargle safe during pregnancy? Im only 5weeks and 5 days pregnant

Is Betadine throat gargle safe during pregnancy? Im only 5weeks and 5 days pregnant

Sore throat: I am not aware of betadine rinse for the throat but I am certain that there would be minimal absorption of the substance if you rinsed and spit it out. As always though you need to ultimately check with and follow what your ob/gyn doctor says to do. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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During pregnancy or early pregnancy does the nipple area and boob area go dry ?

During pregnancy or early pregnancy does the nipple area and boob area go dry ?

Yes: often with the change in hormones you can get dry nipples It can also occur with breast feeding Use a good moisturizing lotion to keep them moist and soft ...Read more

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Does your nose spread during early pregnancy?

Does your nose spread during early pregnancy?

Nasal spreading: This term is most commonly used when a woman is pregnant, and the nose swells, giving it a wider, or "spreading" appearance. This typically improves shortly after delivery. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


Dry Mouth (Definition)

Dry mouth = Xerostomia = lack of ...Read more