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Is there anything I can take for a headache while I am pregnant?

Is there anything I can take for a headache while I am pregnant?

See doctor first.: Most headaches are not serious. However, headaches in pregnancy should get evaluated by your doctor because headaches could be the result of elevated blood pressure or other causes. Once the rare but important conditions have been assessed you doctor might allow you to use tylenol (acetaminophen). Your doctor will not allow Aspirin or Ibuprofen or other nsaids because they can hurt the baby. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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 painkiller can I take for a headache if i feel i may be pregnant?

What painkiller can I take for a headache if i feel i may be pregnant?

Acetaminophen : Tylenol (acetaminophen) or extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) are fine. Please just don't exceed the maximum doses listed on the packages. ...Read more

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What can I safely take for a migraine? I am 25 weeks pregnant and i want to know what i can take for a headache

What can I safely take for a migraine? I am 25 weeks pregnant and i want to know what i can take for a headache

See your OB GYN: Without a lot more information than is possible to communicate on a forum such as this (like a complete health history) this is impossible and unsafe to answer. Call or visit your obstetrician. ...Read more

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What can you take for a headache during pregnancy? Im 14 weeks pregnant and have some severe headaches at night...

What can you take for a headache during pregnancy? Im 14 weeks pregnant and have some severe headaches at night...

HA when pregnant: Some tips for migraine when pregnant: sleep hygiene = 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep every night. Smoking cessation. Adequate hydration, at least 64 ounces of water each day. Moderation of caffeine intake, less than 5 cups coffee per day. Stress reduction. Riboflavin 400 mg/day, and/or magnesium oxide 400-800 mg/day. Yoga, gentle stretching, massage, meditation. Hope this helps, good luck! ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and have a headache what can I take?

I'm pregnant and have a headache what can I take?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): The safest choice is tylenol or acetaminophen. However, I do not recommend taking it more than 3 times day and for longer than 14 days as it may paradoxically cause overuse headache. Medicines like ibuprofen, motrin, aleve, naproxen, or aspirin-containing medicines are not recommended during pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have a headache that has last for two days what kind of medicen can I take because im pregnant ?

I have a headache that has last for two days what kind of medicen can I take because im pregnant ?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Limited amounts of tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe, but speak to your OB first. They are familiar with your medical history and any allergies or other issues that might preclude you from using it. ...Read more

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Im 6 wks pregnant - what can i take for an going headache & voimitimg :-(?

Im 6 wks pregnant - what can i take for an going headache & voimitimg :-(?

Meds: tylenol (acetaminophen) or acetominophen for the headache. Add a bit of caffeine if a migraine. Emetrol would be a good place to start for nausea, but your OB can prescribed safe prescription meds as well. ...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