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question about cold/flu during pregnancy

March 25 2011 at 12:36 PM
Cindy  (no login)

Hi ladies,

I have been pretty lucky--27 weeks and have felt pretty good overall. For the past couple of days, however, I have had some cold/flu symptoms (runny nose, congestion, sore throat, cough). It doesn't seem like it's anything terribly serious.

Just wondering, however, if there's a need to go to the doctor. Are there extra tests or other precautionary items for a doctor to look into? Or is the best thing just to rest, take fluids, etc. and let it run its course?

Thanks!

 
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  1. I had a HORRIBLE HORRIBLE sinus infection... - MargieD on Mar 25, 1:16 PM
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  3. sorry you are sick! - sch1star on Mar 25, 3:09 PM
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  5. try a netti pot - maureen from high fsh board on Mar 25, 3:12 PM
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  7. With ds #1 I had probably one cold... - ZakiaZ on Mar 25, 3:22 PM
    1. Thanks, everyone for your great suggestions! n/t - Cindy on Mar 25, 4:00 PM