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Throat Lozenges Safe During Pregnancy
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
Is bio freeze safe to use during pregnancy. I've applied it to my neck and traps and I'm 13 weeks pregnant. Should I stop?
Ask your OB MD: This is a question you should ask your treating OB MD who is familiar with your current condition.
Is chiropractic care safe for "whiplash" injury during pregnancy I was a passenger in a car that was rear-ended at a stoplight. Two days later at my doctor's exam where I complained of neck, back & shoulder tightness and pain I was given a pregnancy test
Often uncomfortable: Pregnancy can be a very uncomfortable time for a lot of women especially if in the third trimester. Back, neck, hip and joint pain are quite common. There are a lot of physiologic changes going on inside to permit the growth of the baby. She should follow up with her Obgyn to make sure the discomforts she is feeling are normal.
Depends: It depends on your symptoms. Generally, you can take one every 4 hours as needed for pain. If they don't help. Stop taking them and try warm salt water gargles.
Possibly: Some analgesic throat lozenges contain benzocaine, one of the "-caine" family (novocaine/procaine/marcaine/etc) of analgesics; some people develop an allergic reaction to benzocaine. Menthol is another ingredient that may cause reactions. Eucalyptus is a third ingredient that may be associated with allergic reactions. See a fp/allergist to find out if this is your situation.See 1 more doctor answer
Depending on the: Contents it can help to numb the throat. Here are some more options. Saltwater gargles are very helpful. Mix a teaspoon of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle with this several times a day. You can gargle with aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mixture of chamomile tea with honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good.See 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If your "cold" lasts the typical 7-10 days... Yes that is fine. If your "cold" last beyond 7-10 days - you don't have a cold and it needs to be evaluated by your primary care doctor.
Cough drops: No serious side effects -.Get a more detailed answer ›
A lot: Cepacol is basically menthol, a mild numbing agent. You would have to ingest a large number to cause trouble.
Yes: Because of the hormonal influence, you get hyperpigmentations in the areas as you mentioned, some times over cheeks also. Will disappear after preganancy ends in matter of few wks to fe months.
I didn't have acne, but now during pregnancy I have painful acne on my chest, back and neck, how to get rid of it?
Is bio-freeze or other topically applied arthritic gel a nono during pregnancy? Horrible migraines, will be applied to neck and back of head if okay.
Maybe: I just checked the biofreeze website and drugs. Com. Basically, it uses menhol applied topically to control pain, with some success. Drugs. Com said that there are no studies done to prove or disprove safety in pregnancy. Therefore, I wouldn't use it unless your ob/gyn has had some success with it and recommends it as O.K.
Is it normal to get headaches during early pregnancy in your neck and back of head with slight sensitivity to light? Chin touches chest fine. Tension?
Yes: Your body will immediately begin experiencing physical changes. Those that you describe are common ones.
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