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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. Ronald Krauser
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Sinus (Definition)

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


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What can I take for congestion while pregnant?

What can I take for congestion while pregnant?

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

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What can I take for a cold while im pregnant ?

What can I take for a cold while im pregnant
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Pregnant with URI: Your options will depend on what trimester you are in your pregnancy. Saline nasal spray or rinses can be quite helpful. Best to speak with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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What can I take for an URI while pregnant?

What can I take for an URI while pregnant?

Most OTC medications: If you want to use a medication, sudafed, mucinex, Robitussin and tylenol (acetaminophen) are generally considered safe. Avoid Ibuprofen aleve and aspirin. And if you haven't had a flu vaccine yet, get one when you feel better. ...Read more

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What cold medicine can I take while pregnant?

What cold medicine can I take while pregnant?

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

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What can I take for pain while pregnant?

What can I take for pain while pregnant?

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

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What medications can I take for a sinus infection while pregnant?

What medications can I take for a sinus infection while pregnant?

Depends: It all depends on which trimester pregnancy and severity of your sinusitis. Mild sinusitis usually are not given antibiotics during 1st trimester. On the other hand severe sinusitis in 3rd trimester may need treatment. See your ob-gyn md and do not self treat. ...Read more

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What can I take for constpation while pregnant?

What can I take for constpation while pregnant?

Several choices: Increasing fiber in the diet will reduce the risk of constipation occuring. Fiber laxatives or supplements are safe, as are stool softeners, milk of magnesia, and miralax (polyethylene glycol). Avoid stimulant agents. Never take castor oil. ...Read more

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What sinus medication can I take while breastfeeding?

What sinus medication can I take while breastfeeding?

A Neti Pot: Current recommendations from several authorites discourage the routine use of antibiotics now in sinus infections. A neti pot (using sterile water and a salt soltuion) is a safe and helpful treatment. ...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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Can i take nyquil while pregnant (5 weeks)? If not what's ok to take for cold and sinus congestion?

Can i take nyquil while pregnant (5 weeks)? If not what's ok to take for cold and sinus congestion?

No. Nyquil is: FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether dextromethorphan and doxylamine will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medicine without a doctor's advice if you are pregnant. Please consult your OB Gyn for what is safe to take. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Talk to doctor: The ingredients in nyquil that are generally thought to be bad for an unborn baby are alcohol and dextromethorphan (dxm). These ingredients are, of course, safe for an adult, but a fetus could be affected by them. ...Read more

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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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Sick but im breastfeeding what can I take for the flu?

Sick but im breastfeeding what can I take for the flu?

Flu treatment: Lots of flids, Ibuprofen for fever and pain management. Wear a mask and wash your hands with soap and watersalt water nose drops may be used for a runny nose and a vaporizer for cough and runny nose. ...Read more

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Hello HealthTap! Good Day! What is the cure for tonsillitis for 3 days? im afraid to take medicine because i am 31 weeks pregnant...pls help.thank you.

Hello HealthTap! Good Day!
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 more

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What can I take for tendonitis while pregnant?

What can I take for tendonitis while pregnant?

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 more

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I'm pregnant and normally i would take zyrtec (cetirizine) for my allergies, is this a medicine i can still take while pregnant?

I'm pregnant and normally i would take zyrtec (cetirizine) for my allergies, is this a medicine i can still take while pregnant?

Depends: You should ask your doctor. It can depend at what stage in your pregnancy or if you have other problems that could be affected by the antihistamine. ...Read more

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What kind of medicine can i take for a toothache if im 12 weeks pregnant?

What kind of medicine can i take for a toothache if im 12 weeks 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 more

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Sinus & stress headache, lower, middle & upper thigh dull pain, no menstrual cycle in 2 months, but regular physician says not pregnant. Please help.?

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

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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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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?

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?

Call your doctor: You sound like you have a sinus and possibly an ear infection. Because you are pregnant you don't want to ignore these symptoms. I say call your primary doctor and see if they want to start an antibiotic and see you in the morning. ...Read more

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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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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?

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 more

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Taking Stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) 125X6, Requip 6mg X2. What sinus medicine can I take?

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

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What over-the-counter medicine can i take for sinus and throat infection?

What over-the-counter medicine can i take for sinus and throat infection?

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 more

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Might i take two different sinus cold medicines at the same time?

Might i take two different sinus cold medicines at the same time?

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

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What is the best medicine to take when sinus drain makes you cough?

What is the best medicine to take when sinus drain makes you cough?

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

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I take medicine for sinus tachicardia and really would like an OTC cough syrup what is safe?

I take medicine for sinus tachicardia and really would like an OTC cough syrup what is safe?

Dextromethorfan: It would be safe to try a cough medicine which contains dextromethorfan sometimes written as dm on the bottle. It is not a great cough suppresant but would be safe to try. ...Read more

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Would you take an antiarrhythmic drug to maintain normal sinus rhythm?

Would you take an antiarrhythmic drug to maintain normal sinus rhythm?

Maybe: It depends. It won't prolong life or prevent strokes, but it may improve the quality of life if atrial fibrillation is significantly bothersome. Cather ablation is another option if drugs don't work or have significant side effects. ...Read more

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What happens if you take generic sinus medicine and then take aspirin?

What happens if you take generic sinus medicine and then take aspirin?

Sinus meds: Hello. The med combination of generic sinus medication and Aspirin should be ok however there may be any number of ingredients in the generic sinus med. See your pharmacist to be sure. ...Read more

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Can i take otc sinus congestion medicine after taking abuterol by neubilize?

Can i take otc sinus congestion medicine after taking abuterol by neubilize?

Cautiously yes.: The OTC sinus medicine may not be safe for some people especially if they have high blood pressure. The OTC sinus medicine usually does not react with the Albuterol, but you may feel some fast heart beat. ...Read more

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My wife is pregnant what medicine can she take for sinus congestion that will not hurt our baby ?

My wife is pregnant what medicine can she take for sinus congestion that will not hurt our baby  ?

Saline/sprays: Gentle saline sprays may be useful. Your doctor may prescribe topical steroid solutions that may help. See your doctor. Sinus complications can be part of pregnancy. ...Read more

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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!

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

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Can you take over the counter medicine for sinus infection?

Can you take over the counter medicine for sinus infection?

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

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