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Seasonal allergies when pregnant 7 weeks what can I drink?

Seasonal allergies when pregnant 7 weeks what can I drink?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Claritin (loratadine) are both over-the-counter seasonal allergy medications that are safe to use during pregnancy. Your obgyn will have a list of safe drugs for you during your first visit. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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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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I am drinking a glas of wine right now. Will I be okay to take a sudafed for my seasonal allergies?

I am drinking a glas of wine right now. Will I be okay to take a sudafed for my seasonal allergies?

Yes: No contraindication/interaction. Sudafed is not the best choice for seasonal allergies (its effectiveness wanes if used too consistently). Consider seeing an Allergist for tailored management plan. Have a good night and be safe! ...Read more

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Lips feel very dry not the way they do when they are chapped, but they don't look dry at all? I have seasonal allergies and did drink alcohol recently

Lips feel very dry not the way they do when they are chapped, but they don't look dry at all? I have seasonal allergies and did drink alcohol recently

Dry lips causes: AntiAllergy medications can dry your mucus membranes, and alcohol as well as mouth washes containing some alcohol also can. If your nasal passages are clogged due to allergies and you mouth breathe, mouth and possible lip dryness can occur. Lips are also dry if the ambient air has no humidity. Uncontrolled diabetes also causes dryness. ...Read more

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Got hit in the head at a party sunday have a nagging headache since not sure if mild concussion or seasonal allergies or from drinking too much?

Got hit in the head at a party sunday have a nagging headache since not sure if mild concussion or seasonal allergies or from drinking too much?

Concussion Diagnosis: Concussion is caused by trauma to the brain. Concussion causes a constellation of symptoms including headache, confusion, nausea, dizziness, mood changes and sleepiness. You can have a loss of consciousness as part of the initial injury but this does not happen in all concussions. Treatment is rest and gradual return to activity. Contact your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am 29 weeks pregnant and experiencing seasonal allergies. Am i able to take an allergy tablet (allegra, reactine, etc)?

I am 29 weeks pregnant and experiencing seasonal allergies. Am i able to take an allergy tablet (allegra, reactine, etc)?

Yes!: Try Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. You are well out of the period of organogenesis (4-8 weeks, when the organs are forming) so your baby should be fine! no need to suffer from allergies! good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine) while pregnant? I'm 37 years old, 6 weeks pregnant and have seasonal allergies.

Is it safe to take zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine) while pregnant? I'm 37 years old, 6 weeks pregnant and have seasonal allergies.

Both : Both zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) are classified by the fda (the U.S. Food and drug administration) as pregnancy category b drugs, meaning there is no known risk to pregnant women or their babies. So there is no evidence that either one is harmful. Let your OB doctor know all the drugs and supplements you are taking. Best wishes with your pregnancy and congratulations! ...Read more

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I have been drinking a lot lately and take prescriptions for allergies and rosacea. I am 42 and just found out i'm 4 weeks pregnant. What are the chan?

I have been drinking a lot lately and take prescriptions for allergies and rosacea. I am 42 and just found out i'm 4 weeks pregnant. What are the chan?

Talk to doctor: A lot of women have alcohol before they know they are pregnant and nearly all of those pregnancies do fine. Most important is that you've recognized it and have stopped. As far as your medications are concerned, make an appt with doctor to discuss your meds and possible effects on baby, as well as alternatives you can take in pregnancy to relieve your symptoms. Goodl luck! ...Read more

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Outdoor allergies worse when i come inside? I live in the north-east us and my seasonal allergies have reared their ugly heads again this year. The past 6-7 days have been brutal. In the past i've taken 10mg ceterizine qd with modest relief and without si

Outdoor allergies worse when i come inside? I live in the north-east us and my seasonal allergies have reared their ugly heads again this year. The past 6-7 days have been brutal. In the past i've taken 10mg ceterizine qd with modest relief and without si

As : As already pointed out, you may have a late allergic reaction, which can occur 2-6 hours after exposure. If you have a pet, that may be an additional trigger, or increased number of mites (when heating is turned off and humidity increases), if you are mite allergic. Anyway, you should see a physician. As for the price of cetirizine, buying it at major retail chains, such as target or walmart makes the price is more reasonable. At costco, the latest price i heard from a patient was $15.97 for 300 tablets. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more