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What medicne can I take while 23 weeks pregnant?

What medicne can I take while 23 weeks pregnant?

Depends on drug risk: It's always appropriate for an expectant couple to ask about diagnosis, possible treatments, drug risks vs benefits for the woman and fetus. In general physicians are comfortable prescribing medications that have been tested over a long period of time in pregnancy and shown to have no bad effects; such info is rare. So ask md/do to discuss and rph (pharmacist) to give package insert for any drug ...Read more

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Dr. James Chapman
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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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I had a water break at 23 weeks pregnancy did I commit any mistake? I had no infection but I feel guilty all the time? Is it due to carelessness?

I had a water break at 23 weeks pregnancy did I commit any mistake? I had no infection but I feel guilty all the time? Is it due to carelessness?

Not your fault.: I do not know the whole story, but it would be highly unlikely that anything you might have done could have caused the premature membrane rupture. Before you try for pregnancy again, meet with a maternal fetal medicine specialists so they can review your story in detail. ...Read more

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Muscle aches in my back, hips, legs and hands in 23 weeks pregnancy is this normal?

Muscle aches in my back, hips, legs and hands in 23 weeks pregnancy is this normal?

Yes. Maybe. : Back pain, joint pain, thigh and calf pain are common. You can have pain from swelling of the hands - carpal tunnel like. Make sure your doctor follows you blood pressures. ...Read more

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Can i take Gaviscon tablets 23 weeks pregnant?

Yes: Gaviscon is generally accepted as safe as the tablets primarily coat the esophagus and stomach. ...Read more

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What mediccation can I take whhen I have a cold and congestion, and i'm 23 weeks pregnant?

What mediccation can I take whhen I have a cold and congestion, and i'm 23 weeks pregnant?

Water: Your Friend: Water is your friend. Drink tea. Hover over your cup and breathe in the steam. 2 tablespoons of dark honey knocks down the cough. Nasal saline rinses unplug your nose naturally--the only side effect: you get wet! hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have a week eyesight -2.75. I am 23 weeks pregnant I feel as if my eyesight has weekend more since I conceived. Do I need to take supplements?

I have a week eyesight -2.75. I am 23 weeks pregnant I feel as if my eyesight has weekend more since I conceived. Do I need to take supplements?

Pregnancy: The hormonal levels can effect the shape of the cornea and can even make it difficult to wear your old contacts. You don't need supplements other than your prenatal vitamins. This should get better after delivery. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Had dinner over 4 hours ago. I am 23 weeks pregnant and have heartburn almost every night. Should I worry?What causes it? Can I take anything for it?

Had dinner over 4 hours ago. I am 23 weeks pregnant and have heartburn almost every night. Should I worry?What causes it? Can I take anything for it?

Heartburn & pregnant: Heartburn is expected as part of pregnancy due to (1) upward pressure from the growing baby upon the stomach, and (2) the effect of progesterone in relaxing the sphincter between the esophagus and stomach. There may be some medications that are safe to take in pregnancy, but please consult with your Obstetrician first as not all medications are safe for the baby. ...Read more