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as a pregnant woman, should i let the doctor know?

Being pregnant, should we let our doctors know EVERYTIME we are sick???

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Asked by KelsoBabeyy at 4:37 PM on Oct. 14, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • it depends on HOW sick you are ;) if you are so sick that you need medication, then yes.

    Answer by m.robertson811 at 4:40 PM on Oct. 14, 2008

  • I didn't let my doc know if I had a cold, if I had a severe flu, I would. Sore throat, no way.

    Answer by toriandgrace at 4:41 PM on Oct. 14, 2008

  • Cough and cold that I treated with fluids and rest, no. if I was concerned about dehydration or was unable to keep down food, then yes. I think if it is easily self treatable and you know you aren't doing anything to harm the baby, then you don't neccesarily need to say anything.

    Answer by Mom1Stepmom1 at 4:43 PM on Oct. 14, 2008

  • I dont but I am supposed to just because I am so prone to strep, but I get it so often it doenst affect me like it affets most people. I am almost immune to it. If it were to get out of control and I didnt feel better in a few days I would call just to see what they advise, but I avoid the doc unless I feel I or the baby have any real threats. Lots of water/juices and sleep should do the body some good.:)

    Answer by LovinEveryDay at 4:51 PM on Oct. 14, 2008

  • WOW my fingers have a mind of their own with the keyboard today lol. Doesn't- affects

    Answer by LovinEveryDay at 4:52 PM on Oct. 14, 2008

  • Mehh. I haven't told my doctor about every little puking incident or cold. He doesn't even ask me, lol.

    Answer by caitxrawks at 4:58 PM on Oct. 14, 2008

  • hunny with that stuffy cold stuff u got going on tell him at ur next appt.. i definatly would if i were u maybe he can help u with some home remedys

    Answer by navywifemomkoch at 5:16 PM on Oct. 14, 2008

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