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Is it safe to drink hot water during pregnancy?

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i have mild cold n i am trying to avoid medicine as i am 4 months pregnant. I just wanted to know if it's safe to have/consjme2 hot water during this time
Tue, 5 Jun 2018 in Pregnancy
 
 
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Can take levocetrizine

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
You can take levocetrizine tablet to get relief from cold.
It is safe in pregnancy.
Moreover, you can take steam inhalation twice a day to relieve congestion.
You can take warm water as it is safe in pregnancy.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Regards
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
Maternal and fetal medicine specialist
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