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Cold and throat infection during pregnancy, medications safe? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Helllo Doctor
User :   my wife is pregnant for one month
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   she is having throat infection and cold from yesterday onwards
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   can u see my msgs?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   ok
Doctor :   Yes, i am sorry.
User :   she is having severe haed ache but not fever
Doctor :   Does she have fever?
User :   so is it advisable to take any medicines for this?
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes she is doing
Doctor :   Please ask her to do salt water gargling thrice a day with hot water
User :   is saltwater gargling sufficient for now?
User :   she is having cold with yellow mucus
Doctor :   ok
User :   what is karvol plus?
Doctor :   Let she also take Steam Inhalation with Karvol Plus
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   It has Menthol and Camphor in it
Doctor :   It is not harmful to your wife
User :   thankyou doctor
User :   okay
User :   any food restrictions?
Doctor :   Let she not take any medicine for this for time being
Doctor :   Is there any other query?
User :   k
Doctor :   Avoid cold milk, Ice cream, Refrigerated food.
User :   k
User :   okay
Doctor :   Ask her to take hot water bath, not to take head bath for 2 days
User :   thank you so much for your kind advice doctor...
Doctor :   Keep herself warm with warm clothes
User :   ok bye fro the time being
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   I will be available for your further queries.
Doctor :   Bye
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