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13 weeks pregnant. Suffering from cold. Could vicks inhaler be used?

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Hi Doctor,

My wife is in 13th week of pregnancy and she is duffering from cold, might be due to change in weather. this is 3rd time she ot cold in last 3 months.

can you advise if she can use vicks inhaler. she ialreday trying steam inhaling etc.

regards XXXXXXX
Posted Sun, 11 Aug 2013 in Pregnancy
Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 3 minutes later

Your wife can safely use vicks inhaler as well as steam inhalation. This could be common cold.

I suggest to have ample amount of fluids (coconut, barley water, lemon water, rice water) during the day while she has cold.

Hope this clarifies.
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