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Why Do Some Womens Noses Spread During Pregnancy
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
I'm 26weeks pregnant now. while at work my nose just started bleeding,it's the first time this happens during my pregnancy,should I be worried?
Epistaxis pregnancy: May be due to a number of causes, but Eclampsia needs to be ruled out with a BP check etc... ...Read more
Cold in pregnancy: Whether you are pregnant or not, there is no specific treatment for a common cold. The best you can do is symptomatic relief and minimize the duration of symptoms. Antihistamines such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin are mostly category b, but decongestants such as sudafed and cough medicines such as Robitussin or Mucinex are mostly category c. Avoid category c. Try saline nasal rinsing, rest and fluids. ...Read more
Only a few.: For allergic rhinitis Nasalcrom or other products containig Cromolyn Sodium (sodium chromoglycate) are same but you have to use then 4 times a day. Nasal sinus rinse will help remove irritants, allergens or obstructing mucus nasal decongestant sprays can be used if totally obstructed but you run the risk of worse rebound congestion. Do not use more than 3 days. ...Read more
Does stuffy nose last thru out pregnancy due to the changes in the woman's body? Or will it go away. I am in 2nd trimester with stuffy nose and wondering how much longer till things clear up.
Is it safe to get the numbing spray in nose for laryngoscope and manometry test during pregnancy?
Can I take any cold meds during pregnancy I know there is no cure for common cold but I am always sneezing and nose is constantly running and I'm raw?
Yes: I give a list of medications that are safe to take during pregnancy for a variety of conditions. In general, it is relatively safe to use pseudophed, tylenol (acetaminophen) cold, benedry, afrin or neosynephrine nasal spray and plain robitussin. However, not knowing your other health problems this is just a general list. ...Read more
Nosebleeds terrify me. how probable is it to have during pregnancy? Should I walk around with paper towel in hand? And if twins, nose bleeds more?
Never had allergies, I am now in second trimester with a stuffy nose, sometimes itchy eye and sneezy but no other symptoms. Could I have developed allergies. If so is this only during pregnancy?
Possibly: It might be congestion with pregnancy, or just mild viral upper respiratory infection, causing itchy eyes and sneezing, nasal congestion that occurs during pregnancy is common, and more towards the last trimester, relieved after birth, wish you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby ...Read more
Second trimester, shortness of breath, stuffy nose, lower back pain. Are these all common during 23 weeks. Will they get worst or better for the remaining of pregnancy? How to ease them in the meantim
My nose blocked since the first month of my pregnancy till now and I'm 8 months pregnant. Why is that and how can I feel better?
Depends: Any procedures undertaken on a pregnant woman are done after a careful weighing of the risks versus the benefits. Often a minor procedure can be done, with the input of your obstetrician, without any significant risk to the fetus. But sometimes not. And a fractured nose can usually wait to be fixed after the pregnancy, even though the doctor will have to re-break the bones while you're asleep. ...Read more
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Pregnant ; nasal: It is not uncommon to experience stuffy or congested nose during pregnancy. It may be that some excess mucus produced is crusting up and when you blow your nose, you get a bit of blood mixing in with the mucus. With the permission of your ob, try saline nasal spay or rinse to see if this reduces or resolves this issue. ...Read more
Yes: Saline drops/gel the safest way to treat congestion when pregnant. Decongestants like sudafed or phenylephrine are pregnancy category c which advises weighing risk of fetal injury (animal studies only) against benefit to mother. Vaporizer can moisten dry air & loosen mucus for easier removal. ...Read more
I'm in my seventh month of pregnancy and I had many times of bleeding from my nose is that bad thing for me or my baby? And I have allergy
Why is my skin so dry and flaky around nose and lips? I applied moisteriser but no result. Is it because of pregnancy? What should I apply?
I have had a stuffy nose throughout my pregnancy (now 30 weeks). Could my sniffling impact my baby's health?
Not really nor : Necessarily.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm pregnant with asthma and my nose is always stopped up (even b/4 pregnancy). I want to buy a humidifier but what kind?
Save your money: Humidifiers may provide some relief but they also encourage dust mite growth so if you are allergic then this is not a durable solution. Most women don't want to take any medicine during the 1st trimester. Nasal saline is safest but some prescription nasal sprays are not so bad. It is imperative that your asthma is well controlled. Risking Fetal hypoxia is far more dangerous than asthma meds ...Read more
So I'm very early in my pregnancy and still looking for an OB. Am I able to use saline spray for my chronic dry nose?
My cervix felt like the tip of my nose and was low, I have many symptoms of pregnancy, but had 2 hpt neg. What's going on?
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