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Suggest remedy for cold and runny nose during pregnancy

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Posted on Mon, 9 Nov 2015
Question: Hi,

My wife is 29 weeks prevent. From day before yesterday she is experiencing cold and running nose. Due to that she is feeling a weakness too.

Could you let us know the severity and also tell us about some remedial for that.
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Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain (54 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Precautions advised

Detailed Answer:
Hello mam, thanks for trusting health care magic.
I understand your health concern and just take care of the following points -
- ask her to take warm liquids more often and avoid cold beverages
- increase water intake
- steam inhalation 3-4 times a day
- avoid direct contact with cold air like sitting in front of AC or Cooler.
- give her tablet cetrizine twice a day till running nose persists
She will be fine soon.
Regards
Dr Manisha
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Manisha Jain (1 hour later)
Is Eucalyptus Steam is okay for her?
Is Nebulization preferred over normal steam?

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Answered by Dr. Manisha Jain (59 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Simple steam

Detailed Answer:
No need for nebulisation as she has simple running nose.
Simple steam will suffice and can try it along with eucalyptus oil as it is soothing and harmless.
Take care

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: Precautions advised Detailed Answer: Hello mam, thanks for trusting health care magic. I understand your health concern and just take care of the following points - - ask her to take warm liquids more often and avoid cold beverages - increase water intake - steam inhalation 3-4 times a day - avoid direct contact with cold air like sitting in front of AC or Cooler. - give her tablet cetrizine twice a day till running nose persists She will be fine soon. Regards Dr Manisha