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What can a pregnant woman take for fever?

Get a Dx: Fever is a symptom get in & get a DX 4 the fever & follow ur md's advise. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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 a pregnant woman take for extreme bloating?

What can a pregnant woman take for extreme bloating?

OB MD's advice: If you do not have Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (Pre-eclampsia) as per your OB MD, then there is no magic pill that will decrease pregnancy bloating. Many pregnant women have had excellent success with exercise classes geared specifically to them and a balanced nutritional diet. Make sure you run this by your treating OB MD for his/her advice as well. ...Read more

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What can a pregnant person take for constipation?

What can a pregnant person take for constipation?

Colace (docusate sodium): Colace (docusate sodium) is a good choice for constipation in pregnancy; 100 mg capsule will typically do the job, if not, colace (docusate sodium) can be taken as needed. ...Read more

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What kind of medicine a pregnant woman can take for morning sickness?

What kind of medicine a pregnant woman can take for morning sickness?

Vitamin B6, Ginger: Over the counter meds can be tried. Talk to your doctor about prescriptions if these don't help. B6 25 mg 4 times a day and ginger before meals (pills, ginger ale without carbonation) ...Read more

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How can a doctor tell when a woman is having a miscarriage?

How can a doctor tell when a woman is having a miscarriage?

Varies: When a women who is pregnant has cramping and bleeding, the suspicion is that she may be miscarrying. If an ultrasound shows a non-viable pregnancy, then it becomes almost certain. If there is a viable pregnancy, even with cramping and bleeding - only time will tell if a miscarriage will occur. ...Read more

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What can a nursing mother take for a fever?

What can a nursing mother take for a fever?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen: You may take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen (motrin, advil) for fever or pain while you are nursing. It is a good idea to ask your doctor to check before taking any medication while breast feeding. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine i can take for a UTI if i can't see a doctor for a couple days?

Is there any medicine i can take for a UTI if i can't see a doctor for a couple days?

Not likely: Antibiotics generally need a prescription as do drugs designed to reduce symptoms. The reason why you cannot see a doctor is more important, and this can be overcome whether it is due to inability to get an appointment or the fact that you are placing other activities ahead of your health. Suggest you make time to either see a doc, go to an urgent care center or er and get this taken care of. ...Read more

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What is a good medication to take for menstrual cramps?

What is a good medication to take for menstrual cramps?

Cramps: Depending on severity of cramps & if ok with your doctor, safest is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as motrin, if not allergic to it. ...Read more

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I need a diet that is safe for a pregnant woman?

I need a diet that is safe for a pregnant woman?

Safe for every on: Donot eat processed and chemical food make a trip to whole food store and get lot of preservative free organic food , need yougurt. ...Read more

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Am 6 weeks pregnant. For what complications or reasons should a pregnant woman not take a flight?

Am 6 weeks pregnant. For what complications or reasons should a pregnant woman not take a flight?

OK to Fly: It's generally ok to fly during early pregnancy as long as you are otherwise healthy. Flying will increase your chances of having blood clots in the legs (dvt or deep vein thrombosis) that can potentially be fatal if the go to the lungs. Pregnancy also increases the risk for dvt, so be cautious about preventing these, and consult with your ob/gyn about options for prevention. ...Read more

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What can you take for a headache if you take a percocet?

What can you take for a headache if you take a percocet?

Focused Headache Med: Percocet is not a great medication for a headache. While the opioid may help dull the pain, it does not treat the underlying vasodilation/venous spasms or muscle tension that cause most headaches. Discuss headache medicines such as reglan, (metoclopramide) compazine, and prophylactic medications with your doctor. If you have a headache that is different than a normal headache, you need to go to an er. ...Read more

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What can you take for a sinus headache when you are pregna?

What can you take for a sinus headache when you are pregna?

Let me help you: Water humidifier saline nose spray antibiotics drink a lot of water to keep hydrated. Use humidifier at home . Saline nasal spray as often as possible. Antibiotic : Amoxicillin with doctor advice. Warm shower, and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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For what different reasons a woman can miss a period?

For what different reasons a woman can miss a period?

Reasons: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem(polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more