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Cough during pregnancy. Solution? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Aug-2013
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2003
Answered : 1540 Questions
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I am having fever, cold and cough
User:I am taking medication
User:I am not able to tolerate cough now
User:I am 6 1/2 month pregnant
Doctor:Since when are you suffering with this problem?
User:last 2 days
User:I am taking dolo 650 , mox 500 mg tablets
Doctor:Are you getting sputum along with the cough?
User:what kind of cough syrup shall I take
User:smoking cough
User:I am not able to sleep properly. Doctor told there is slite infection in the body.
User:shel told give urine culture test
Doctor:There are various cough syrups available. Benadryl syrup which contains diphenhydramine is considered ok during this time.
Doctor:It has not produced any harmful effects during pregnancy.
Doctor:However if the cough is severe, it would be a good idea to visit your gynecologist.
Doctor:He/she can examine your lungs to check if there is infection there.
User:is there any home remedies can I follow?
Doctor:Pregnancy can aggravate infection, therefore it would be good to treat any infections early.
Doctor:Plenty of home remedies are mentioned on the web. However to my patients I advice use of ginger.
User:my doctor tested CBC and Urine test samples
Doctor:you can take ginger in various forms - ginger tea; there are ginger containing lozenges which you can take.
User:there is slight infection in body. she gave some tablets and come and me after 3 days
Doctor:I understand your doctors have screened you for the common infection - urinary tract infection during pregnancy.
User:shall I take Grilinctus syrup
User:is nothing harm right doctor?
Doctor:However since you report of severe cough, if your doctor did not examine your lungs earlier, it would be better to get this issue to their notice.
Doctor:It looks like simple infection, however it needs to be treated early.
User:any phone no doctor. so that I will call you if it's any emergency?
Doctor:It is better to avoid grilinctus
User:for taking your suggestions
Doctor:That would be the best as the customer support team can plan the call as per my schedule.
User:that grilintus syrup has any side effects?
Doctor:There have not been any detrimental side effects revealed yet, however I would like to avoid dextromethorphan products like grilinctus during pregnancy.
User:I have twin pregnency
User:give me some confidence doctor. nothing harm right doctor. I have some fetal moments as well.
User:sorry to asking
Doctor:Twin pregnancy is not uncommon... latest statistics show that about 1 in 100 pregnancy can be twin pregnancy.
Doctor:Of these many women have gone to deliver normal children
Doctor:Trust your doctors, follow up with them regularly.
Doctor:Report to them if you find any alarming symptoms.
User:sure doctor. Than you very much doctor your valuable suggestions
User:its very helpful for me
User:thank you.....:)
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:bye doctor
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