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How To Get Rid Of Cough During Pregnancy
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but here is some good general information.
can say pregnancy squishes the bottom of the lung.
can say it irritates the area and causes cough and other stimuli can damp down the feeling (vick's vapo rub best...and external so very safe)
can NOT say whether or not you might be starting into pneumonia! ...Read more
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
I am asking this for a friend what can a 20 year old pregnant women to get rid of the nauseous feeling during pregnancy?? That's safe for baby
Nausea: Yes, there are options to help with severe nausea and vomiting that are safe during pregnancy. Your friend needs to discuss this with her OB/GYN. Do not take any medications, even over the counter, natural, herbal, etc. During pregnancy without always first discussing w your OB/GYN. ...Read more
Flu: If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen). Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more
Surgery or time: Depending on the type and extent of your hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the anus), time alone may make them shrink. For some women, permanent enlarged internal hemorrhoids may prolapse out with bowel movements and require surgery. External hemorrhoids usually shrink, but will leave tags of skin in their wake, which can be bothersome, and make hygiene difficult. Surgery is indicated then. ...Read more
Yes, usually.: Mild hemorrhoidal symptoms, including itching, mild pain, a small amount of bleeding usually resolve with end of pregnancy and topical hemorrhoid medications. Even prolapsed hemorrhoids will often resolve once the pregnancy is done. However, sometimes symptoms do persist and may require further medical attention. Using topical medicine and allowing a few months to pass is certainly appropriat. ...Read more
During pregnancy, developed freckles on face n body. After 3yrs still have it! What can I do 2 get rid of them. Is using honey and lemon on face good 4 it?
Are hemorrhoids in anus common during pregnancy? How to get rid of it? It itch and is visible during sex
I didn't have acne, but now during pregnancy I have painful acne on my chest, back and neck, how to get rid of it?
During my pregnancy, I had receive stretch mark & a wrinkle stomach how do I get rid of that & get my stomach back to its normal color?
Cocoa butter: Cocoa butter is good to use there are other creams that are also available. Check with your OB for more suggestions. ...Read more
Yeast infection during pregnancy. Have had a yeast infection for the past 2 months have also been diagnosed with gbs how can I get rid of it?
GBS more important: If by "gbs" you mean group-b strep, that needs to be addressed first, as it can be passed to your baby at delivery. See your doctor. If you have a vaginal yeast infection your doc can prescribe a cream for that, but far more important for your baby is to treat the strep infection. ...Read more
Is it bad to take pills that get rid of pcos during pregnancy? Is it a higher chance for miscarriage?
Got Hemmorhoids during my pregnancy. Just gave birth via csection yesterday. What would be best to get rid of the Hemmorhoids?
Time: After the pregnancy, as your body returns to a more normal physiologic state, they should resolve. Consider over the counter hemorrhoid creams in the mean time. Also, ask you OB team while you're in the hospital. They can start something there if you need. Congratulations! Hope this helps. ...Read more
2 week pregnancy: I am not sure what 2 week pregnancy stands for. By the time a women misses her period that makes her concerned that she may be pregnant, she is considered to be 4 week pregnant already. Also, what would be the reason for her wanting to get rid of it? If it is intolerance issues, there may be a solution around it that may not involve termination. ...Read more
Do not go there....: Whatever your circumstances, there is safe help available to you. Women have died in trying to produce abortions on their own. Please do not attempt this, no matter what you hear! Rather, call your local planned parenthood, make an appointment with a clinician to evaluate what your options are. They will give you a safe referral; many planned parenthool clinics provide abortion care. Be safe! Lg. ...Read more
Planned Parenthood: Consult with planned parenthood or a similiar agency about options. ...Read more
Marks fade but stay: Pregnancy stretch marks, as well as stretch marks from body building or obesity, are lines where the second layer of skin (the dermis, under the surface) has cracked and separated. The stretch marks heal in that position, but their width narrows after the tummy shrinks down after delivery. The lines fade with time, but never go away completely. ...Read more
Education: Recommend that she meet with an organization like planned parenthood or her physician so that she can be educated about available options. ...Read more
Abortion: There is no way that I know of that you can get rid if a pregnancy without abirtion. Abortion can be medically induced with medications or pills or surgically induced where you have to be instrumented. Either way may be feasible depending on your gestational age. Please see your obgyn. ...Read more
No: No truth to that. Urban legend.Get a more detailed answer ›
Learn your options: This is an issue which warrants more than a rapid on-line exchange with a physician who doesn’t know you. Recommend discussing this with your personal physician, your gynecologist or at a family planning clinic. This way you will be aware of your options and make whatever decision is optimal for you. ...Read more
Please can you tell me if there is the medicine to get rid of a pregnancy without an abortion? Thank you
Pregnancy: The morning after pill or an early triple dose of birth control pills soon after intercourse prevents pregnancy, but ending an established pregnancy is considered abortion. Different methods include mefipristone, Methotrexate (which stops the fetus from developing but then the contents must still be evacuated) and vacuum extraction. The american college of OB gyn (acog)faqs compare methods. ...Read more
I want to get rid of these strech marks that I have due to pregnancy. Could you give me some tips for this?
Wait til delivery: Crater scarring is common in chickenpox. Filling, mechanical dermabrasion (planning), or surgical removal/suturing are most common treatments. All scarring is permanent, but these help reduce visual noticeability. If currently pregnant, wait until delivery and seek consultation with dermatologist or plastic/cosmetic surgeon. ...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