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Having a cold....

I have had a cold for a few days now and have not taken anything for it it's worse today so I called my Dr. and they are closed until Monday :/ I am 12 wks and just wondering if anyone has any advice on what I can do or safely take??
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My doctor said mucinex is okay to take for sinusey related things, you're also able to take tylonel. Besides that what helped me a lot (I had 3 boughts of the flu in my first trimester,) lots and lots of gaterade and chicken noodle soup!
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Amoxicillin! It helped me and that's what the doc prescribed me
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Are you sure it's a cold? Is there a sore throat? During my first and second trimesters, I was VERY congested. I thought it was allergies, then I thought it was a cold, then I thought it was a sinus infection, but I found out that congestion is normal during pregnancy because you have more blood flow going through your body so the more blood flow in your nasal area causes the vessels to swell causing congestion. I was told by my doctor that Sudafed was safe to take, so I took it and had a very healthy pregnancy and baby, but some people will say absolutely no to take that. If there is a sore throat, boil some water, squeeze a lemon into the cup and add some honey, that helped with sore throats during pregnancy. Also for sore throat, gargle with warm salt water (you might gag, cause it's disgusting) but the salt kills infection. So those are two ways that you can get relief without medication.
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i just stuck it out. Drank loads of orange juice and some halls helped my throat as well. Hoping you feel better!!
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