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Im 11weeks Pregnant Is There Anything I Can Take For A Cold
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
See your doctor: If it is a virus, all you can do is supportive care such tylenol (acetaminophen) and nasal saline spray. However; if it is a bacterial infection you will need antibiotics. Pneumonia and bad sinsus infections can occur in the setting of pregnancy so do not hesitate to seek medical care. ...Read more
Congratulations on: Your pregnancy. Here are some pregnancy safe tips for the common cold. For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. Although over the counter medicines can be helpful - doing this with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rest and time : If you have a common cold while pregnant, it will improve with rest, hydration, and time. Take it easy for a couple of days but make sure you are not laid up in bed all day. Tylenol (acetaminophen) cold can be taken and a cough suppressant like Robitussin is often helpful. Make sure you are getting enough sleep too. If no improvement over 3-4 days, see your doctor. ...Read more
What's recommended if i catch a cold or flu while pregnant? Is there anything in particular I should take or do?
Safe tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Can use tylenol (acetaminophen). Rest ! ...Read more
Depends: It depends on what exactly you mean by a "cold" A common cold is usually viral and you may be experiencing cough, runny nose or sore throat. Tyelenol, claritin (loratadine) and Robitussin are good optiions - stay away from codeine and ibuprofen containing products. Rest, fluids and chicken soup always help! :) ...Read more
I'm 20 weeks pregnant and I have a slight cold with a kinda bad cough is there anything I can take?
Acetaminophen: It is recommended that acetaminophen can be taken for body aches and fever. The cold may last longer than usual but should not tax a healthy lady otherwise. You can probably take some cough medicine but check with your doctor first. Some physicians feel there are some products you can take and thing should not. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm in my first trimester of pregnant and I have a cold, will it harm the baby? Is there anything i can take for it?
Cold: The cold will not harm the baby. Keep your fluids up and rest. Check with your obgyn to see what they recommend in your particular case to ease the cold symptoms. ...Read more
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