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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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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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What can b causing my throat to hurt I had a rap strep test 4 days ago neg i takn allergies meds and my throat seems to be worse im also 5 month prego?

What can b causing my throat to hurt I had a rap strep test 4 days ago neg i takn allergies meds and my throat seems to be worse im also 5 month prego?

Throat pain: You have mentioned some possibilities. Your doctor might want to consider acid reflux, thrush, other viral or bacterial causes. May consider seeing an ENT if no further help from your doc. ...Read more

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15 wks prego had 99 fever 3 days ago. No more fever now but my forehead feels hot my poop is green and bad headaches with horrible allergies?

15 wks prego had 99 fever 3 days ago. No more fever now but my forehead feels hot my poop is green and bad headaches with horrible allergies?

May be viral: Most stool-to-stool changes in color have little meaning. In most cases, stool color changes are not symptoms of disease. However, some changes, particularly if the changes are consistent over time and not present in only one stool, can be important. Diarrhea may cause green or yellow stools. I bet you are dehydrated. Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Benadryl and drink lots and lots of water. See your MD. ...Read more

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My son isn't allowed to take antihistamines for seven days before his allergy tests. What should I do to treat his symptoms?

My son isn't allowed to take antihistamines for seven days before his allergy tests. What should I do to treat his symptoms?

Topicals: Treat based on symptoms. These shouldn't interfere w tests. Itching and eczema can be helped by keeping the skin cool, using Benadryl (diphenhydramine) gel, cortaid, sarna lotion, or any of the cooling gels. Soaking him with cool, wet towels can help, or even bathing in j&j vapor bath can be helpful + soothe raw skin. Sinus rinses, a neti pot, steroid or antihistamine nasal sprays, or saline nasal gel can help. ...Read more

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What kind of medication can I take for allergies without steroid?

What kind of medication can I take for allergies without steroid?

Lots of Options: OTC non-sedating antihistamines like Allegra, Claritin, or Zyrtec are helpful for seasonal/perennial allergic rhinitis symptoms. The gold-standard treatment are daily nasal steroid sprays, however you can try antihistamine nasal spray instead. Avoidance of triggers is important and allergy shots are also an option. Saline sprays are useful but will not provide lasting relief used alone. ...Read more

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What can I take for allergies while nursing a 4 month old?

What can I take for allergies while nursing a 4 month old?

Several options: Nasal sprays are often a good choose because they do not enter the breast milk.Some of the long acting antihistamines like loritadine or fexofenadine can be used and seldom interfere with breast feeding. ...Read more

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What can I take for allergies that will help with my forehead getting tight some days? I've been on Claritin (loratadine) for a while. I can't take zrtec.

What can I take for allergies that will help with my forehead getting tight some days? I've been on Claritin (loratadine) for a while. I can't take zrtec.

Nasacort (triamcinolone) or sudafed: Although there are other possibilities for the symptoms, they may be due to frontal sinus pressure. An oral decongestant like Pseudoephedrine (sudafed) or a nasacort (triamcinolone) (an OTC nasal steroid) can help sinus pressure. ...Read more