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Question: I am 4th month pregnant and suffering from cough and cold with pain in my throat. what to do?

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Answer: Over the counter medications should be avoided during pregnancy. The feeling of falling sick is due to low immunity which is quite normal during pregnancy. This is the time to follow home remedies, they are slow but immensely effective. 1. Make a tulsi, ginger,cloves and black pepper kadha and drink twice a day . 2. Tulsi ginger tea to soothe the throat pain. 3. Boil half a tsp of turmeric in a glass of water and drink before bed . 4. Take steam 5. Gargle with hot salty water frequently. 6. Take honey ginger juice thrice a day. 7. Take steam.
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