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Pregnant, having cold and cough. What medicine can I take? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Aug-2013
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User:This is regarding my wife she is pragnet 4 month she is suffering cufe and cugh last one week'
Kindly advice
User:pls ans
Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:I shall help you on this
User:kindly advice
Doctor:Does she have fever too?
Doctor:For the cough she can do steam inhalation
Doctor:and do salt water gargling too
Doctor:Since she is pregnant I would not suggest any medication as of now
User:yes did
Doctor:She should take symptomatic treatment
User:but not effective one
Doctor:If it does not reduce
Doctor:She can take Tablet. Cetrizine 10 mg only if there is a need
Doctor:Otherwise not required
User:she take
User:but cuf and cough continue ...
Doctor:Ask her to continue the medicine for 2 more days
Doctor:If it does not come down, then we can think about antibiotics
User:she is suffuring last two week but some improvement
Doctor:Then she may have to take antibiotic like Cephalosporins
User:any side effect
Doctor:Nothing major as such
User:how much pls tell me i XXXXXXX t want risk for taking antiboitic
Doctor:Cephalosporins can be safely taken in pregnancy
Doctor:There are no adverse effects on pregnancy at all
Doctor:IS that all for now?
User:can you tell me what do mean rubela test
Doctor:It is test for rubella infection
Doctor:It is a viral infection
User:it human full pragnet ladies
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:I did not understand your query
Doctor:Please ask me again
User:it any harmfull for my wife
Doctor:If there is active infection it is harmful
Doctor:Any more queries?
User:this regarding my self
Doctor:Welcome back.
User:i am facing hair loss
Doctor:Please proceed with your concerns.
User:i am takeing good diet
User:regular exersise
User:and take good head massage
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Please wait a moment
Doctor:Is there a hereditary problem of hair loss at home?
Doctor:I mean
Doctor:Does your father have hair loss too?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:in my family no one have hair loss
Doctor:Do you travel more in polluted air?
Doctor:What is your mode of transport?
Doctor:Pollution is one cause for hairloss
User:i have take regular bath ro water
Doctor:Are you undergoing any stress?
User:no sir
Doctor:Is there dandruff in your scalp?
User:no sir it clean scalp
Doctor:Then I think there must be some systemic problem like low hemoglobin or low thyroid
Doctor:Have you got these tests done?
User:no sir i did not done any test
User:thyroid and hemoglobin is good
Doctor:Please get your hemoglobin and thyroid function tests done
User:Hemoglobin 11 thyoid also good
Doctor:What is the TSH value?
User:right know i dont have test report but it perfect
Doctor:Please share your report with me when you get the report
Doctor:We can discuss further about this then
Doctor:But since you are saying it is perfect
Doctor:I do not see any reason for hair loss in you
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