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Why Does My Body Fight Off Pregnancy Like The Flu
Probably not.: Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Probably, but...: A single influenza vaccination is recommended for pregnant women. Some times a second shot is needed if a specific strain of influenza develops and is not covered by your initial vaccination. Before getting a second shot, make sure you talk to your prenatal provider to check why you are being offered a second one. ...Read more
What are the pregnancy symptoms that come by the 2nd week? Can flu-like symptoms be a sign of pregnancy?
Can flu-like symptoms be a sign of pregnancy? also, what are the pregnancy symptoms that come by the 2nd week?
No, : If you are having your period then you are not pregnant. Take care. ...Read more
Quite different: Influenza causes sore throat, dry cough, high fevers, and body aches. Gastroenteritis, or "Stomach flu" as it is commonly known, causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and often cramping. Pregnancy can cause nausea and vomiting, but shouldn't cause fevers or other symptoms. Breast tenderness is also a common sign. If in doubt, by a home pregnancy test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Unfortunately the flu during pregnancy can be devastating. If you can get a flu shot, it is safe at any point in pregnancy although some like to wait until after 12wks. For whatever reason, the flu can become more invasive & produce lung failure and death more often in pregnancy.In my local I am aware of 2 we lost in one flu season. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Completely different: While people talk about "stomach flu" there is actually no such thing. Influenza is a respiratory illness, with fever, chills, diffuse achiness, sore throat and cough. Pregnancy is morning nausea, and does not have diarrhea in particular, or fever or any of the other things above. If you are pregnant, talk to your OB provider if you think you have a stomach virus (again, mostly nausea, diarrhea). ...Read more
Is Sinustat flu capsule good for my flu. My doc prescribed. I cant help worry cos it read Contra indicated for pregnancy. Im 7weeks preg. Pls help?
Test confirms either: Symptoms of body issues often overlap & over time may become more specific. Office flu tests are often accurate from the start of symptoms, pregnancy tests are usually accurate after ~ two wks or when your body starts to notice.U can either test for either or wait it out. ...Read more
Flu: If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen). Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am delivering my 3rd baby in 15 days and have come down with a nasty cold. Is it safe to take tylonel cold & flu this late into pregnancy?
I am 3 weeks pregnant.and i taking sancos syrup for swear cough and flu.it always cure me.please tell me that is it safe to this serup in pregnancy?
Yes: it is ol to use but probably not any more helpful than any other hot beverage. ...Read more
Yes.: It is safe and effective. See the cdc website at: http://www.Cdc.Gov/features/pregnancyandflu/. ...Read more
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