Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

1 Bump

Sinus infections in early pregnancy?

Anyone get sinus infections during early pregnancy? My last pregnancy I remember getting one probably at about 7 weeks along.

Now for the question.... if I was now I'd litterally still be in implantion phase as I just ovulated in the days before Christmas and we had sex the 23rd. Thurs I started coming down with congestion and Friday I woke with a sinus infection for which I am now in Cipro....just wondering if anyone thinks this could be associated with early pregnancy or not and if anyone ever got a sinus infection during tis phase?

 
stephanieplante

Asked by stephanieplante at 9:18 PM on Jan. 1, 2011 in Pregnancy

Level 10 (478 Credits)
This question is closed.
Answers (6)
  • Alot of women get sinus congestion as a side effect of pregnancy, my mil still talks about how she was stuffed up and congested the entire 9 months and it cleared immediately after birth. My suggestion if you're actually getting recurrent infections is to get a neti-pot and start a regime. It is natural and can help prevent infections and dryness, and congestion. It's also great for when you get sick during pregnancy, but it can actually really prevent a lot of that. Good luck!
    AshleyBDG

    Answer by AshleyBDG at 9:59 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • I'm 5 weeks pregnant now and I did have a sinus infection a couple of weeks ago around the time of implantation. It was amoung the worst sinus infection I've ever had. I don't know if it was related to the pregnancy or not.

    GOOD LUCK THOUGH!

    I always get bad sinus issues a few weeks into pregnancy but not that early...who knows? Maybe it's a sign!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:26 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • yes this is about as bad as when I was pregnant last time too. I had two others in spring/summer an I dont remember them being this bad
    stephanieplante

    Comment by stephanieplante (original poster) at 9:28 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • Thanks Ashley! I might invest in one if it happens again...and although this would mean financial hardship I really really hope I am pregnant! I don't think I need to worry about morning sickness as Ididnt have it last time around.
    stephanieplante

    Comment by stephanieplante (original poster) at 10:03 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • now ive never heard of this before but this is interesting stuff, thanks ladies x
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 7:49 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • i had 3 colds in a row, but im always stuffed up!
    courtneycra

    Answer by courtneycra at 10:44 AM on Jan. 2, 2011

Next question in Pregnancy
5 months today!

Next question overall (Preschoolers (3-4))
my heart is breaking. :( adult content

Recently Bumped in Parenting
Will he ever be okay?

close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN