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What can I take for cold during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jan-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Pregnancy
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Practicing since : 2005
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User:Hello Doctor !! Good morning !! :)
User:Am XXXX wife XXXX !!. Wanted to know if I can get some assistance with a lady doctor especially a gynaecologist would be available ?
Doctor:A gynecologist is not available on live chat.
Doctor:But if you wish to discuss with a lady doctor
User:Sure that would be great
Doctor:you can log out and login again after an hour
Doctor:A lady doctor will be available then.
Doctor:Is that ok?
User:Ok Sure. Would be interested to know if you can suggest some doctors in my locality
Doctor:I think it is better to discuss your issues with the doctor on chat first
Doctor:accordingly the doctor can suggest good doctors
Doctor:based on the needs.
User:Okay Sure. Thanks a lot !! :)
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
Doctor:Are you there?
User:Hi Is this Dr XXXXXXX again ? :D
User:I actually tried from Pregnancy and health section
User:Wanted to know if this is Dr.Prasan again.? I will logout and login back in an hour then
User:Hi Doctor
User:Good morning !! Am XXXX wife XXXX!!.
Doctor:Hi Viba
Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:please proceed with your query
Doctor:are you there?
Doctor:please proceed
User:I have missed my dates, home pregnancy tests positive
User:Thanks :) Now I have severe cough, cold and light fever!!..
Doctor:Take just a tablet of Dolo 650mg after food
Doctor:take simple home remedies
Doctor:Ginger milk
Doctor:Hot soups
Doctor:supportive treatment is what you need now
Doctor:keep yourself warm
Doctor:Do not take any other medicines unnecessarily
User:Does that Dolo and cold tablets won't affect my pregnancy ?
Doctor:Dolo will not afffect your pregnancy
User:Ok then
Doctor:about cold tablets, there is insufficient data
Doctor:avoid the cold tablets as long as possible
User:but my cough gives a pain in my stomach
Doctor:do steam inhalation for that
Doctor:cough would subside
Doctor:do not take medications unless required
Doctor:get well soon
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:shall we end the chat now?
User:Thanks :) Haven't seen a Gynao yet to confirm pregnancy
User:Can u please suggest a good ones
Doctor:please go ahead and consult one
Doctor:please let me know your location
User:BTM 2nd stage Bangalore
Doctor:You can go to Fortis then
Doctor:but I do not have any personal reference there
Doctor:sorry about that
Doctor:St. John's is close by too
User:Ok thanks a lot Doctor :)
Doctor:my pleasure
User:Am ending the chat now !! C you
Doctor:eat healthy
Doctor:and take care of yourself
Doctor:wish you good health
Doctor:bye for now
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