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2053975 tn?1343405733

Really bad sore throat

I've been sick for a week now. I was told I had the flu and could not take any medication for it because im pregnant. My throat has been killing me since thursday and it keeps getting worse. It hurts when I swallow even water. Im 30+1 is there anything I could take to get rid of this.
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You can take cough drops and use vicks on your chest
1901977 tn?1333991726
Yes, and my docs okayed chloroseptic spray. I also like a little peppermint tea with honey, honey is a natural cough syrup.
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My doctor said cough drops, tylenol and robitussin. And for allergies claritin. Not claritin d, just claritin. I just had the bad throat where I couldn't swallow. It's now turned to stuffy nose with yuck. It's making me cough so I'm going to get some robitussin.
1959722 tn?1338778115
Oh my god girl I feel you. I am 29w1d and I have been sick since thrusday but was out of town on an work trip until 6 last night. I was supposed to be at work at 7 this morning and had to call off I have been in bed all day with my heating pad on my back because I ache so bad. Sorry you feel yucky
2053975 tn?1343405733
Thanks ladies for your input I appreciate it. I was going crazy. Now for the robitussin is it a special kind? Im going to the store now to get some peppermint tea. Thanks again.
Avatar universal
Robitussin DM is safe. Gargling with warm salt water is supposed to help also, but it's gross. Cough drops, tea with honey, and the salt water.gargle is how I dealt with mine.
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I'd check with your doctor if you have any kind of infection if it is not going away. There are some antibiotics you can take that is safe for the baby. I just found out I have tonsillitis and I am 6 weeks pregnant. The doc put me on meds that is safe for the baby. Other than that, tylonel for pain.
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