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I'm currently ill will cold shivers, stuffy nose, headaches,

Hi, I'm currently ill will cold...
Hi,
I'm currently ill will cold shivers, stuffy nose, headaches, so I assume fever.
I would like to try and conceive over the next week, can the illness affect the egg quality and furthermore have any detrimental affects on the baby?
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hello have you taken any medicines for this?

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Just panadol

Dr. P. Jyoti :

well, this viral fever will not affect the egg in any way

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nor will it affect fertility,

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and if you have a pregnancy it wont affect the fetus

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viral fevers are generally harmless

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but you need to be careful in taking any medicines

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panadol though is safe

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so you can take this for the symptoms

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but avoid taking any anticolds like decongestants, etc

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you are quite safe otherwise

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My head feels like it is going to explode and I feel sick, is there anything I can take?

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panadol is the best for this since you are trying for pregnancy

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it will not have any adverse effects

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the other things to do are:

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take a lot of fluids - this is essential

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also use Menthol steam inhalation - take a bowl of steaming water and add a pinch of menthol, then inhale the steam

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this will clear up the nasal passages and give you relief

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since you are trying for pregnancy these methods are safe for you

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show your doctor if symptoms get more severe

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take care

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Hope this shows you the way forward - wish you good health and a quick recovery.

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