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What medicine can I take for my sinus infection while im pregnant?

What medicine can I take for my sinus infection while im pregnant?

Sinus rinses: Sinus congestion is common in pregnancy (rhinitis of pregnancy). If you are just stuffy with clear drainage, try a sinus rinse and/or saline spray. If you have facial pain, purulent drainage, or severe symptoms see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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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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Does pregnancy cause yeast infection? What kind of medicine is safe to take during pregnancy to help with yeast infection?

Does pregnancy cause yeast infection? What kind of medicine is safe to take during pregnancy to help with yeast infection?

Yeast infection: These are quite common in pregnant women particularly during the second trimester. During pregnancy physicians recommend vaginal creams and suppositories only. The oral medication, Diflucan (fluconazole) (a single-dose medication), has not been proven safe during pregnancy and lactation. ...Read more

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What medications can my wife take if she is pregnant and has blastocystis hominis infection?

What medications can my wife take if she is pregnant and has blastocystis hominis infection?

Usually nothing: In most people, b. Hominis is a commensal, not requiring treatment. ...Read more

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Does it take time for an infection to develop (1-2 yrs) or does it come right away ? Can you diagnose if someone is pregnant by testing them for BV ?

Does it take time for an infection to develop (1-2 yrs) or does it come right away ? Can you diagnose if someone is pregnant by testing them for BV ?

BV not pregnancy: Testing for BV in no way tells you if pregnant. We do not understand well how BV develops, it may be over a longer period of time or more sudden. If interested to know if you are pregnant, do a home test. Good wishes. ...Read more

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What can you take for a yeast infection while pregnant?

What can you take for a yeast infection while pregnant?

Yeast infection: Please seek the advice of your ob. However, intravaginal suppositories (monistat) are available otc. For intestinal yeast infection, probiotics should help. Refrain from oral medications like Diflucan (fluconazole) as much as possible during your pregnancy. ...Read more

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What would be recommended to take care of a sinus infection while pregnant?

What would be recommended to take care of a sinus infection while pregnant?

Check with your OB: Treatment would depend on the severity of your symptoms and how far along in your pregnancy your are. It would be best to check with our OB for the safest treatment for you. ...Read more

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Can you take probiotics while you are pregnant to cure a BV infection

Can you take probiotics while you are pregnant to cure a BV infection

Yes: Take a probiotic with multiple strains. Jarrows makes high quality products. Please take enough fish oil will help baby's brain. The best ones are made by nordic natural or 7 seas. ...Read more

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Have a ear infection and pregnant what can I take ?

Have  a ear infection and pregnant what can I take ?

Ear infection : Get your ears checked ,if middle ear infection many antibiotics are safe in pregnancy . Your doctor may prescribe you amoxicillin . ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more