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Medication for allergy in pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi, i missed my period, and got a test done at home, which was positive, i have a allergy which make me sneeze the whole day, i take a cetrizine daily, can i continue to take that medicine.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I'm Dr....
User :   hi doc.
User :   i have mentioned my query
Doctor :   Yes i have gone through
Doctor :   Cetrizine tablets should be taken after consult from a gynecologist
Doctor :   During pergnancy
User :   but what about the tablets that i have already taken..
Doctor :   How many days pregnant are you?
User :   i was suppose to get my period on the 1st of may..
User :   got the test done on 3rd may..
User :   2day is 5th
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have not taken any tablets from 3rd onwards..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Stop the drug and consult the gynecologist
User :   i need to chat with a gynec
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner
Doctor :   If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   yes
User :   please
Doctor :   Specialist are available only through e mail or phone
User :   do they charge
User :   because i paid to chat online with a gynec
Doctor :   Yes, but if your are going for that option, then they will refund your money
User :   yes.. then pl. do tht
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   follow this link
Doctor :   Did you get it?
User :   yes
User :   the charge is too high
User :   899 for a call
User :   i already paid 149 for chat
User :   cant i chat with a gynec
Doctor :   149 will be refunded if you go for that option
Doctor :   No live chat with gynec
User :   and if i dont go for tht option..
User :   can i still get the refund
Doctor :   I'm Afraid not
Doctor :   If you want i can help you I can help you within my expertise
User :   yes
User :   please
Doctor :   Tell me how can i help you?
User :   how can i get rid of this allergy
User :   is there a way out.
User :   i have been suffering from over 10 years now
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What are you allergic to?
User :   i dont know tht..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the moment i get up in the morning..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   open the fridge..or walk bare foot..i began to sneeze..
User :   or i touch my hands wiht cold water..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You are probably allergic to cold
User :   how do i find out..
User :   and wht shld be done..
Doctor :   What are the symptoms do you have?
User :   i began to sneeze.. very terribly..
User :   and it does not stop..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   at least 10-15 sneeze together..
User :   running noze..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   the kerchif becomes totally wet..
Doctor :   OK
User :   i need to use atleat 4-5 kerchiefs in a aday..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   if i did not take cetrizine..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   if i took a cetrizine..
User :   the it works for about 36 hours..
User :   before it starts again..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   now tell me doc..
User :   wht shld i do..
Doctor :   From the symptoms you are suffering from allergic rhinitis
User :   what is the remedy..
User :   and how can it be avoided..
Doctor :   On thing you can do is to find what is causing the allergy
Doctor :   'one
Doctor :   And avoid it
User :   how do i do find out the cause..
Doctor :   You have find out yourself
Doctor :   You have to check one by one
User :   what are the things to find out..
Doctor :   Like some plant. pet animal,
Doctor :   Food
Doctor :   Cloths
Doctor :   Medications
Doctor :   Dust
User :   wht else doctor..
Doctor :   Are you allergic to cold?
User :   cold..meaning.. if i stand under the fan... i will sneeze..
Doctor :   That is if you have take ice cream
Doctor :   Cold drink
Doctor :   Cold water
User :   if i take a bath late at night.i sneeze..
Doctor :   Cold temperature
User :   may be yes... but i m not sure..
Doctor :   Do you take bath with hot water or cold water?
User :   when..i m covered wtih a blanket..i have no probelm..when i get up.. from the bed.. i will sneeze
Doctor :   Where are you located
User :   y wht
Doctor :   How much is the room temperature there?
User :   maybe 25degree
Doctor :   Ok
User :   not very cold..
Doctor :   At morning times?
User :   may be 22 degree
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   In summer time are you affected?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i had a terible sneezing today..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you working?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you travel in dusty atmosphere?
User :   yes...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I would suggest you cover you nose with mask
Doctor :   While on travel
User :   at home also.
Doctor :   If possible at home also
User :   ok..
Doctor :   I would suggest you consult gynecologist directly
Doctor :   And take her advice
User :   ok..
User :
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no.. doc..
User :   thansk..
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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