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Pregnant, having dysentery, severe cold, cough, fever. What could i take for recovery? 19 weeks pregnant. im having dysentery from last two days...please suggest for recovery. Note that i was also attacked by severe cold and cough with fever 10 days back and i just recovering with taking some medicine prescribed by my OB. i ve next appiontment with her next month. Before that i may not able to contact with her.
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Thank you for your query.
Dysentery during pregnancy is serious.
There could be various causes like amebic dysentery, bacterial infection etc.
you cannot just take any medicine off the net for this, particularly during pregnancy.
Please consult your primary care physician if not the specialist, and go for stool examination and necessary tests.
After this, you need to take appropriate medications.
Meanwhile, you can take Sporolac tablets.
Take light, bland diet, mostly liquids.
Avoid eating outside.
Avoid dehydration as it will affect the fetus.
Take care
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