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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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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 can I take for allergies im 7 months prego?

What can I take for allergies im 7 months prego?

Allergy pregnancy: There is no category one medication for pregnancy as no drug can be tried on pregnat humans, category two means the drug has been tested in animals and no bad outcome was detected, you are in 7th month and baby is alredy grown, you can try saline nose spray and if you need meds consult youe OB doctor and may take Claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec which are both categoryb or old type of antihistamines chlorphenarmin. ...Read more

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I have a cold/flu and I am 12 weeks 4 days pregnant what can I do to help I have a headache every day cough runny nose congested as well?

I have a cold/flu and I am 12 weeks 4 days pregnant what can I do to help I have a headache every day cough runny nose congested as well?

Obstetrician: I recommend that you consult your obstetrician before you take any medications during pregnancy. He/ she should alone should sanction any treatment prescribed for you even if ordered by another physician or recommended by a pharmacist. ...Read more

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How often can I take benedryl, for allergies every what hours if 7 months pregnant?

How often can I take benedryl, for allergies every what hours if 7 months pregnant?

Four: Diphenhydramine (generic of benadryl) 25 mg, 1 tab, every 4 hours, is the usual starting dose. If you are not controlled and not sedated you can increase to 2 tabs every 4 hours. A better alternative is Cetirizine 10 mg, 1 tab, once day. Studies show Cetirizine 10 mg, once a day is therapeutically equivalent to Diphenhydramine 25 mg, 3-4x/day with much less, if any, sedation. ...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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I hve allergic rhinitis and food allergies. If I got pregnant and have allergy attack during pregnancy, wat r d effects in baby and can I take meds?

I hve allergic rhinitis and food allergies. If I got pregnant and have allergy attack during pregnancy, wat r d effects in baby and can I take meds?

Risk/benefit of act: When ever you do anything in life and decide on a course of action there is a risk involved and a presumed benefit for you in doing it. Everyone has to make that decision depending on the circumstances that you are in. Discuss them with your doc and make your decision at that time. ...Read more

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What medications can I take when I am 7 months pregnant?

What medications can I take when I am 7 months pregnant?

Ask ob doctor: The only medication really approved are prenatal vitamins but most doctors approve of tylenol (acetaminophen). You should discuss this with your OB doctor. ...Read more

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What cold medicines can I take if I am 28 weeks pregnant?

What cold medicines can I take if I am 28 weeks pregnant?

Pregnancy and Sinus: Pregnancy generally worsens existing sinus symptoms. Your placenta makes massive amounts of hormones that cause blood vessels to dilate. Saline nose sprays can be used and rhinocort aq has been approved for use in pregnancy (all others work, but have not been tested). Go to your OB and ask "what can i take for my sinuses?". ...Read more

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I have lot of congestion what should I take for tht I am asthamatic n allergic to dust I am taking budamate 400 inhaler and livolin?

I have lot of congestion what should I take for tht I am asthamatic n allergic to dust I am taking budamate 400 inhaler and livolin?

Congestion: If the congestion is in the ose, you need a nasal spray. If the congestion is in the chest, you inhaler dose needs to be adjusted. If there is an allergist around, consult their opinion. ...Read more

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Can I take Claritin (loratadine) for allergies when 7 months pregnant?

Can I take Claritin (loratadine) for allergies when 7 months pregnant?

Yes: Claratin is pregnancy cat b, probably safe. Always be wary of any drugs in pregnancy and clear them with your OB first. ...Read more

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Why do I always feel thirsty and have a sore throat.I'm 7 weeks pregnant& can't sleep@night bc hubby turns on ac and fan so from much cold air for me.

Why do I always feel thirsty and have a sore throat.I'm 7 weeks pregnant& can't sleep@night bc hubby turns on ac and fan so from much cold air for me.

Xerostomia: A/C remove moisture from air as you can see water dripping from the outside unit. You also need to see you OB to r/o Gestational diabetes. Drink water and minimize caffeine also helps ...Read more

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What drugs am I supposed to take during this time of pregnancy? I'm 11 weeks pregnant

What drugs am I supposed to take during this time of pregnancy? I'm 11 weeks pregnant

The only things you: should be taking regularly is prenatal vitamins and if you are anemic, iron. There should not be any other foreign substances going in your body, other than healthy foods. You certainly should not drink any alcohol products or smoke cigarettes, nor should you use any tobacco products. Have a wonderful pregnancy and congratulations. Please make sure to have a great relationship with your OB doc ...Read more

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I havnt been able to eat much in weeks due to morning sickness, but i really fancy some potted beef. Am i allowed to eat this? I'm 9 weeks pregnant.

I havnt been able to eat much in weeks due to morning sickness, but i really fancy some potted beef. Am i allowed to eat this? I'm 9 weeks pregnant.

Ginger: I agree with dr. Eun. In the meantime ginger can help w your nausea. A simple way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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7w pregnant, sore throat, headache, dry cough, Tylenol (acetaminophen) brings 101.8 fever to 99.7 but only for 1-2 hrs. What else can I do to help? Will I miscarry?

7w pregnant, sore throat, headache, dry cough, Tylenol (acetaminophen) brings 101.8 fever to 99.7 but only for 1-2 hrs. What else can I do to help? Will I miscarry?

See doctor: There is an infection going on and your doctor can determine if it is from a virus or bacteria. If it is a virus then taking tylenol, (acetaminophen) Robitussin DM, honey in tea, Vicks vapor rub, etc...can help with the symptoms. If it is a bacterial infection then your doctor will prescribe antibiotics. You will most likely not miscarry because of mild illness such as this. ...Read more

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


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Seasonal Allergies (Definition)

An allergic response causing itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, ...Read more