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What should i do?

I am 19 weeks along and i have a cold now! Its been about 3 days now and i have been drinking orange juice and eating soups and staying rested (when im not in class) is there any kind of medicine i can take to help get rid of this cough? i feel stuffy when i go to sleep and i cant stop coughing

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Asked by CollegeMommy89 at 1:50 PM on Aug. 19, 2013 in Health

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  • Call your doc or midwife. You need a professional's advice.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 1:51 PM on Aug. 19, 2013

  • It's best not to take anything while pregnant except what's been approved by your doctor.

    Answer by Ballad at 1:52 PM on Aug. 19, 2013

  • try honey and gobs of throat lozenges to be comfortable. keep making sure you don't have a fever and avoid dairy like the plague. Also hit the steamy shower as much as possible. This too shall pass

    Answer by hibbingmom at 2:03 PM on Aug. 19, 2013

  • Sounds like you need to see the doc to make sure you don't have a secondary infection

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:07 PM on Aug. 19, 2013

  • You HAVE to go & see your Dr. ASAP.

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 2:16 PM on Aug. 19, 2013

  • Call your doctor before you take anything.

    Answer by PandaGwen at 2:49 PM on Aug. 19, 2013

  • Thanks ladies! :)

    Comment by CollegeMommy89 (original poster) at 2:56 PM on Aug. 19, 2013

  • Plain old robitussin. Sudafed if you are absolutely miserable. These are what my doctor ok'ed when I was pregnant, but I would still feel a lot better if you double check with yours.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 7:41 PM on Aug. 19, 2013

  • See a Dr. to be safe.

    Answer by morebee7 at 11:41 PM on Aug. 20, 2013

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