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Suggest treatment for productive cough during pregnancy

Hi, i am 24 i am 205 and also 4weeks 4 days pregnant i have been coughing for about a week with alot of yellow stuff but as of a couple days ago theres been little bit blood and my nose congested also little blood when i blow my nose and i also just started getting a sore ear also had previous surgury when i was a child. is there anything i can do about i know not safe to really take anything yet and this trimester im just tired of being sick and worried for my unborn baby
Fri, 15 Sep 2017
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Pulmonologist 's  Response
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
By your history and description, possibility of lung infection is more likely.
So take amoxicillin or cefixime antibiotic for 7 days.
Drink plenty of fluids orally and keep yourself hydrated.
Do warm water gargles 5-6 times a day.
These antibiotics are safe in pregnancy.
Don't worry, you will be alright with all these.
Hope I have solved your query.
I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
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