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Pregnant with low lying placenta. Having continuous dry cough. Will it affect baby? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:Hi very good afternoon Dr
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:I am 24 weeks pregnant now.. since morning i am having continuous dry cough
User:am worried it affects my baby
User:i have low lying placenta too
User:so should i take any medication now?
Doctor:It is not required to take any medicines now
User:My husband was same symptoms -dry cough, body pains and head ache initially and then he got fever
User:so i am worried what if i will get fever
User:husband was having same symptoms from last 3 days.. he has recovered today
User:but i got those symptoms
Doctor:Nothing to panic
Doctor:You will be fine soon
Doctor:You do not require medicines now
User:but this continuous dry cough wont hurt or affect my baby right
Doctor:It won't
Doctor:You may take steam inhalation thrice daily for symptomatic relief
User:Thanks Dr.... any other home medicine for cough (to get rid of KAPHA filled in throat)
Doctor:You can take ginger milk with a pinch of turmeric in it at night
Doctor:Just before you go to sleep
User:Allright Dr.. Thanks for your advise. it is helpful information
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:No Dr. Thank you
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Take care
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