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How to clear up a stuffy nose in pregnancy--saline drops?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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