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Manage Asthma Allergies Pregnant
Multiple ways: Asthma during pregnancy: 30% of paitents worsen, 30% stay the same, and 30% improve. Treat and manage your asthma the same as if you weren't pregnant. Try to avoid allergens and triggers for allergies and asthma. Using a peak flow meter may help you to gauge teh severity of your symptoms. You should definitely get the flu shot during flu season. Many meds are safe to use--just consult your ob. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
Yes: Allergic sensitivities often change in association with changes in hormones. The most common is during adolescence, but also after a pregnancy, and sometimes after menopause. Unfortunately, they can go either way - they may get better or may get worse - and there's no way to tell which way it'll go with any given individual. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would it be possible that a pregnant woman take benadryl/antihistamine to treat an allergic reaction or help allergy induced asthma?
Yes & No: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is considered safe in pregnancy & may be used to treat allergic conditions like allergic rhinitis or hives. Antihistamines like Benadryl are not effective for itching not associated with a rash. This can be due to pregnancy-related liver problems. Talk to your OB about that. Benadryl is also not effective for asthma. There are safe asthma drugs to use while pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I use conkast(montelukast sodium) 10mg in pakistan for allergies and mild asthma. Can i take it in pregnancy as well?
How can I find a better trained/more up-to-date allergist? I have asthma. Should I look into a pulmonologist? Could a pulmo. manage food allergies?
Check aaaai.org: You need to find another allergist if you don't feel comfortable with your current one. I doubt that most pulmonologists have had any training or interest in food allergy. Look in the aaaai.org website to find another allergist and cross- reference your findings with those online rating sites. You are frustrated but need to keep trying since there are many well-trained allergists around. ...Read more
Can having severe allergies and asthma from my allergies which is new affect fertility? Never had a problem getting pregnant before. I'm also 39.
Treat and avoid: If she has allergies, avoiding allergens (things she is allergic to) is essential; if she has symptoms of post nasal drip - a nasal rinse and a nasal steroid are safe. If she continues to have symptoms, an inhaled steroid is also safe. Controlling reflux helps (reflux aggravates the airway)... Work with your OB and pulmonologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im pregnant and i always have my asthma what medicines can i take that are not affecting my pregnancy?
See allergist: Most medications used for asthma does not adversely affect the fetus. In fact, when asthma is not under control during pregnancy, you are more likely to have problem with fetal stress and less than optimal outcome. Be sure to consult a doctor, preferably an allergist, to help control your asthma and recommend measures which may reduce the risk of the child developing asthma/allergies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
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