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Ii am 7 months pregnant what can II do for a runny nose?

Ii am 7 months pregnant what can II do for a runny nose?

Several options: This is a common symptom in pregnancy. The safest choices are nasal saline and/or breathe-rite strips. Prescription topical nasal steroid sprays (ie, flonase, nasonex) are "category c" in pregnancy, but are poorly absorbed into the bloodstream and thus a relatively low risk option. Pseudoephedrine may be used, but should not be used without first checking with your obstetrician first. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Rhinitis (Definition)

This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more


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What OTC medications or remedies are safe to use for a runny nose during pregnancy?

What OTC medications or remedies are safe to use for a runny nose during pregnancy?

Only a few.: For allergic rhinitis Nasalcrom or other products containig Cromolyn Sodium (sodium chromoglycate) are same but you have to use then 4 times a day. Nasal sinus rinse will help remove irritants, allergens or obstructing mucus nasal decongestant sprays can be used if totally obstructed but you run the risk of worse rebound congestion.Do not use more than 3 days. ...Read more

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Daughter has a head cold with throat and and runny nose nd she is 7 months pregnant what can she take?

Daughter has a head cold with throat and and runny nose  nd she is 7 months pregnant what can she take?

Cold: Fluids, fluids, fluids. Rest. Neti pot for nasal congestion. Tylenol (acetaminophen) for bodily ache and/or fever of 101.5 f or higher. Otherwise, if not better in 72 hours, see doc. ...Read more

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Hi. 7 months pregnant woman can use fenistil for runny nose?

Hi. 7 months pregnant woman can use fenistil for runny nose?

Fenistil: since we don't know the effects of fenistil in pregnant women you are better off using salt water nose drops for your runny nose ...Read more

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What can I take for a cold and runny nose during pregnancy?

What can I take for a cold and runny nose during pregnancy?

Cold in pregnancy: Whether you are pregnant or not, there is no specific treatment for a common cold. The best you can do is symptomatic relief and minimize the duration of symptoms. Antihistamines such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin are mostly category b, but decongestants such as sudafed and cough medicines such as Robitussin or Mucinex are mostly category c. Avoid category c. Try saline nasal rinsing, rest and fluids. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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


Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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Runny Nose (Definition)

Mucus fluid from the nose, usually caused by ...Read more