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Pregnant, have loss of taste, tongue feels dead with flu, sore throat, hurting bumps on tongue. What should be done?

Hey, I m 20 weeks pregnant and from past 3 weeks I cant feel any taste. Ma tongue was kinda dead. Now um having flue, sore throat and hurting bumps on tongue. Severe cough as well. I think I cant take antibiotics. What else I can do in pregnancy? I had injection of progestrone for 2 months. Can it be side effect of those?
Asked On : Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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No it is not the side effect of progesterone.
Take B complex , drink lot of water , eat less spicy food.
Saline gargles help a lot in sore throat.
Steam inhalation is good for the cough.
Ginger tea with basil leaves can be taken twice daily.
Lozenges for cough can be taken.if still persists you can take safe antibiotics under doctor's prescription.
Best wishes
Take care

Answered: Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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