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How do you cope with a cold while pregnant?

Just curious if anyone has any med-free ways to get rid
of a cold? Before pregnancy I would always rely on cough meds, but obviously that's not an option!!!   Thanks ladies!
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i used those shower soothers things when i just could not breathe anymore. they are big fizzy tablets you put in the shower and stand over them. worked pretty well. also a humidifier seemed to help. i had bronchitis and ended up on antibiotics too though :(. tylenol is safe and okay too.

also drink lots and lots of liquids and plenty of orange juice since the vitamin c boosts your poor pregnancy suppressed immune system.

i hope you feel better soon
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Well I hope this will help! You can always try an air humidifire and you can buy that liquid vicks vapor rub IT Helps.  Also just rub the vicks vapor rub on your chest or under your nose! I hope you feel better soon
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A cold air mister is great.  Don't get a hot water one.

Saline spray for your nose is great too.
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To help you get over your symptoms quicker i suggest, vitamin C, multivitamins and garlic tablets.  Without these i don't know what i would do.  I used to get about 4 colds every winter.  I've been taking these for two years and now i don't get colds like i used to.  I get maybe one a year and the symptoms are slight.  It may not seem like they are a quick fix but they really reduced the severity of the symptoms for me, good luck :)
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Hello!  I'm 3 months pregnant with a cold with bronchitis!  Please Help Meeeeeee :):(:(...

My prenatal nurse told me lots of liquids and Tylenol if I have pain.  I didn't tell her I have bronchitis or would that even matter!  Anyone any suggestions that you may have even gotten from your doctors being pregnant would be greatly appreciated.  Should I go to the ER?  No right?  I don't know I'm just miserable and also have lots of phelm.  I haven't been sick in over 10yrs.

Thanks,
Angelique  ***@****
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How do you know it's bronchitis?  I would see the Dr. and go from there.  Not much for a cold though, but what you were told.
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I suggest eating a lot of oranges. Thats how i knocked out my cold within a few days.
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