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Is carbocystine safe during pregnancy im 5 months preggy and taking 3 capsule a day for my cough?

Is carbocystine safe during pregnancy im 5 months preggy and taking 3 capsule a day for my cough?

The safety: Of this drug during pregnancy has not been established. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor about available safe drugs. There are actually studies in children showing that honey works. That is safe for you! ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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 is the standard blood sugar level for a pregnancy of 5 months. Specially for dinner and lunch and with how much time difference.

What is the standard blood sugar level for a pregnancy of 5 months. Specially for dinner and lunch and with how much time difference.

90-130: The "usual" blood sugars in pregnancy are the same as in non-pregnant people, but pregnancy increases the risk of diabetes. If this occurs, it is called gestational diabetes. In pregnant women with diabetes we generally aim for pre-meal numbers in the range of 90-130 if we can get there without risking low blood sugars. If the woman is not on insulin, it's fine to be lower. About 6 hours btween ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ibuprofen alaxan during pregnancy? Im 5 months preggy

Is it safe to take ibuprofen alaxan during pregnancy? Im 5 months preggy

No: Ibuprofen isn't safe in pregnancy. It can cause a valve/hole in baby's heart to close prematurely and can also cause baby's fluid level to diminish. Definitely use tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain control, or speak with your doctor regarding what your taking the medication for? ...Read more

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I am pregnant and 28 years old it is my second pregnancy 5 months complete and gained 11kg weight I am worried what should I do it's too high? Help me

I am pregnant and 28 years old it is my second pregnancy 5 months complete and gained 11kg weight I am worried what should I do it's too high? Help me

OB MD's opinion?: What does your treating OB MD say about your weight gain? That is far more important in the grand scheme of things then this forum as your MD will know not only just how much weight you have gained, but the rapidity of the same. Rapid weight gain can lead to pregnancy inducted hypertension (pre eclampsia) ...Read more

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What are my chances my ovarian cyst grow bigger over time during my pregnancy? I'm 5 months now. Can it shrink or disappear?

What are my chances my ovarian cyst grow bigger over time during my pregnancy? I'm 5 months now. Can it shrink or disappear?

Most stay unchanged: How large is your ovarian cyst? Most resolve after 13th week , but if you still have it at 20 weeks it should be checked regularly for growth. Most ovarian cysts do not change size in pregnancy and do not require any treatment. If you develop symptoms of pain due to the cyst or if the cyst significantly grows then you might need surgery to remove it. Most surgery is done prior to 20 weeks. ...Read more

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I had a ectopic pregnancy 5 months ago now 5 weeks pregnant is it normal to feel pulling from incision sights or around it?

I had a ectopic pregnancy 5 months ago now 5 weeks pregnant is it normal to feel pulling from incision sights or around it?

Can be: but with your history you need to be followed with ultrasound. Have you had one yet? 5 weeks is usually early, but it's not too early to begin ruling out ectopic (assuming that hasn't been done already.) Good luck. ...Read more