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OMG...I have NEVER had allegies so bad in my life. Now that I am pregnant, I can not stop sneezing and I have been dealing with a stuffy nose forever...I have been trying to just deal, but what can I take?? I don't think I can "deal" much longer LOL...I want to be able to BREATHE!!!

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Asked by SDA722 at 9:55 PM on May. 30, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I am with you with on this one!!!! I have always had allergies but now that I am pregnant OMG mine are do bad!!! It never ends & i dont know what to do

    Answer by BrandiM189 at 9:57 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • It sucks because it makes me so misserable. I sat at a picnic today with a box of tissues LOL...It's terrible. Soooo annoying!!!

    Comment by SDA722 (original poster) at 10:01 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • Actually, it might not be allergies, just pregnancy that is causing your symptoms to be worse. It even has a name--pregnancy rhinitis. 


    Answer by layh41407 at 10:23 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • Oh i kno!!!! And dont no one understand what were going through but other pregnant women! lol. Im sniffing as i type lol

    Answer by BrandiM189 at 10:23 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • I took benadryl while pregnant with my Dr's permission. I have severe allergies and there was no way of not taking it. I tried all the other safer ones and they didn't work. I forgot what class benadryl is though now.

    Answer by techgirl3 at 10:56 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • It is bad for me too... actually it is made worse by our mucous membranes... which is part of the pregnancy... depending on how far along you are there are options... sudafed... actifed... chlortrimton...benadryl...have been used for years and the newer ones are okay there is less evidence on them though...

    Answer by AyamiLove at 1:24 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • get a humidifier. that was the only way i could breathe!!

    Answer by LunaB at 2:42 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • Thanks Ladies!! Hopefully I'll be able to breathe soon! I know some women are sick with stuff like this the entrie pregnancy...hope that's not me!!! :)

    Comment by SDA722 (original poster) at 8:00 AM on May. 31, 2011

  • I have to take Zyrtec year-round and my doctor said it's also safe while pregnant.

    Answer by itsmommalori at 3:52 PM on Jun. 2, 2011

  • I would try a humidifier and saline drops first Then ask your dr for safe recommendations.

    Answer by Jerichos_Mommy at 9:09 PM on Jun. 12, 2011

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