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What Medicine Can I Take While Im Pregnant For Sinus
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
I would recommend: Water for two reasons. One, it is a great way to free up congestion and two, you know its safe. Guaifenisin is suppose to be safe, but i would try to avoid early in pregnancy, especially if you have never had it before. Try massaging just behind the angle of your jaw to see if helps relieve some of the congestion as well. I hope that helps! ...Read more
What symptoms?: It is best to limit medications while pregnant, and most over the counter cold remedies have only mild efficacy anyway. Avoid decongestants, which are stimulants that can raise your heart rate and blood pressure. You can take acetaminophen for fever and pain in appropriate doses. For congestion, try a humidifier and/or NetiPot. For a cough, try honey. Take Care! ...Read more
See doctor: When you are pregnant , you are under the care of your ob/gyn, you need to check with your OB what is allowed and what is not recommended.In general, esp the first trimester (12 weeks) you should not take any med because this is the time for development of your baby.Again, it is best to see your OB and inquire about any meds. ...Read more
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
Can i take nyquil while pregnant (5 weeks)? If not what's ok to take for cold and sinus congestion?
Can you take nyquil while pregnant. I just found out i'm pregnant and i'm sick can I take it? Or what's best for me to take while pregnant and sick?
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 moreSee 8 more doctor answers
I have a toothache, can I take amoxicillin 500?I am pregnant almost 38 weeks.it is safe to take it.Thank u
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What is the cure for tonsillitis for 3 days? im afraid to take medicine because i am 31 weeks pregnant...pls help.thank you.
Tonsilitis: In adults, most cases of tonsillitis are viral, and therefore do not need to be treated. In this case, care measures such as salt water gargles, Tylenol (acetaminophen) (which is safe), lozenges and a humidifier may be helpful. In cases of bacterial tonisilitis, penicillin is the treatment of choice and is safe to use in pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many Possibilities: Prolotherapy typically by itself will cause ligaments to tighten up, usually due to scarring or fibrosis of the ligaments. However now prolotherapy is used to introduce new blood supply to the area and then many times following it with the prp and/or stem cells in the area can repair the tissue/ligaments by the hopes that the stem cells regenerate the same normal tissue type. Regenexx.Com ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm pregnant and normally i would take zyrtec (cetirizine) for my allergies, is this a medicine i can still take while pregnant?
First things first: You need to be evaluated by a dentist to determine why you have a toothache. Deep cavity? Broken filling? Dead nerve? Gum problem? Fractured tooth? Once you are diagnosed, minimally invasive treatment can be started to treat your problem. Pregnant women can be treated to help prevent more serious complications later on. Meds alone cannot fix your toothache. All the best... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sinus & stress headache, lower, middle & upper thigh dull pain, no menstrual cycle in 2 months, but regular physician says not pregnant. Please help.?
Stress: Sorry you r going thru this. It all ties in to stress &its effects on hormonal balance. Stress triggers changes in our inner hormonal environment resulting in missed periods, low energy, insomnia, moodiness, body aches & weakness to name a few.This addsmore stress &a viscous cycle ensues. Supporting your thyroid with l-tyrosine, selenium, &iodine helps to normalize your hormones &eliminate symptoms. ...Read more
32 weeks pregnat and have a really bad sinus headache runny nose and right ear pain my body feels weak should I go to er?
36wks pregnant. Twice this week i bend over and get watery nasal discharge out of no where. Is this normal for pregnancy. I know my sinuss r inflamed.
Maybe: Your best bet would be to ask your doctor. ...Read more
Can i take advil cold and sinus with klonopin and lexapro (escitalopram)? What sinues medicine can i take can i get a list please? Can i also take ibuphrone with them?
Talk w/ Dr/druggist: The Advil IS ibuprofen. It's rare, but it can lead to bleeding w/ lexapro (escitalopram) in some folk. Watch for signs and call Dr immediately. It can also cause dizziness and fainting, so be careful and try to have someone near.The 1st two can also do that but if you've been ok so far - that's a good sign - just be careful. Ask your Dr for that list - for you overall case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking Stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) 125X6, Requip 6mg X2. What sinus medicine can I take?
Hard to know: Are you referring to prescription medication or over the counter formulations? Do you have a specific one in mind? You can also ask your local pharmacist and they should be able to help you answer this question. ...Read more
OTC cold meds: Most over the counter cold medications combine antihistamines, decongestants and cough suppressants. People with hypertension should avoid those with pseudoephedrine. Guaifenesin is available is some preparations and is a great addition to the combination as it can thin secretions and promote drainage (MUST drink plenty of water for this to work properly). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not wise: It is not wise to take 2 meds unless you are sure there won't be interactions between the meds. Many of these affect things like your heart rate, and combining them can be worse than additive. If you have symptoms you are trying to clear that one alone does not take care of, consider other measures such as humidity, fluids and sinus rinse that have no side effects. ...Read more
Sinus rinse: The predominant method used for flushing the nasal cavity with saline is the Neti-pot. Neilmed has a newer device that is a squeeze bottle. The advantage is better control over the velocity of the rinse. If the rinse makes you cough, then you would do well with a more gentle strategy such that it flows out the other nostril instead of down the throat. Our patients do well with this. ...Read more
All OTC meds: Any commercial products are fine to use. ...Read more
My wife is pregnant what medicine can she take for sinus congestion that will not hurt our baby ?
I have bad sinus problems daily. Is it ok to take allergy medicine every day? Or is that harmful? Is there anything else that could help? Thanks!
Chronic sinusitis: Is a common condition. This condition interferes with drainage and causes mucus to build up and causes difficulty breathing. If you have had sinusitis a number of times, and the condition fails to respond to the allergy medicine it is time to see the ENT for possible surgical exploration. ...Read more
Depends: It would depend on what over the counter medication and what type of infection. Over the counter medications may provide some symptom relief but will not treat the infection , if you have one. If your symptoms do not get better in 2-3 days, it would be prudent to see a doctor. ...Read more
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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