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Doctor insights on: Is It Ok To Sweat Out A Cold While Being Pregnant

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Dr. Mark Pack
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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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What's ok for a 5 months pregnant to take for a cold?

What's ok for a 5 months pregnant to take for a cold?

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

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Im 36w pregnant and i live in vancouver canada is it ok to go dunk under the cold water or will it effect the baby?

Im 36w pregnant and i live in vancouver canada is it ok to go dunk under the cold water or will it effect the baby?

How much insulation?: The baby is well protected and has your abdomen and amniotic fluid for protection from most environmental things, however, immersion in very cold water will stress the baby and may even slow its' heart rate which is not advisable. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat cough drops while pregnant for a cold?

Is it ok to eat cough drops while pregnant for a cold?

Cough drops: Depends on the active ingredients as well as the quantity consumed. Once you know the active ingredients you can re-ask the question here if you like and get a more complete answer ...Read more

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Is it ok to take cold drinks or cold water during pregnancy?

Is it ok to take cold drinks or cold water during pregnancy?

TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm.Wordpress.Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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I am 6 months of pregnancy and i got a cold , is it ok to take terraflu for the cold?

I am 6 months of pregnancy and i got a cold , is it ok to take terraflu for the cold?

Need to talk to OB!: Good evening, cold will get better within seven days with or without any medication. If you are suffering from fever, it should be ok to take fever medications such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil. Any medication at this stage of pregnancy is best avoided if possible. Give it sometime, it will be fine. Always talk to your obstetrician before you take any medication if you must. Have a great day. ...Read more

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Whan could the cause be of my cold sweat attacks?

Whan could the cause be of my cold sweat attacks?

Generic Questions: This kind of symptom is so broad that without more information this question is nearly impossible to answer. What other conditions do you have? What medications do you take? Do you exercise regularly? Are you obese? How is your thyroid? Blood pressure? Libido? ...Read more

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What causes cold sweats?

What causes cold sweats?

Many things: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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What's better fever or cold sweat?

What's better fever or cold sweat?

Neither.: Both are symptoms that can be present in illness. Cold sweat is a very subjective term that people use to describe many sensations - feeling hot but sweating, sweating on its own, or chills. What's important is the underlying illness. ...Read more

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Can i take cold drinks in pregnancy?

Can i take cold drinks in pregnancy?

Yes: Cold drinks, warm drinks, hot drinks (don't burn your tongue!) are all fine as long as they don't contain much caffeine, alcohol, or other substances one wishes to keep away from her baby. The temperature of the drink is not important. ...Read more