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Is it safe to drink hot water during pregnancy?

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Dr. Deepti Verma

OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Practicing since :2009

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Posted on Tue, 5 Jun 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: hi
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
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.
Dr Deepti Verma
Maternal and fetal medicine specialist

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