Allergies in pregnancy: the rules of treatment without consequences
Hello, dear readers. Pregnancy is considered beautiful at times for any woman. However, do not always carrying a baby accompanied by the perfect health and well-being.
All can ruin a banal Allergy. It can occur suddenly, even in those women who had never experienced health problems.
Are you curious about why often there is an Allergy in pregnant women? Today, you will know the answer this exciting question.
I will tell you about the most effective ways of treatment, as well as the influence of hypersensitivity on your future baby.
Why is during pregnancy there is an Allergy?
So, what is an Allergy? This is an unusual reaction of your immune system to external and other stimuli.
The body of an ordinary person not responds to external factors, like a pregnant woman. It is impossible to predict hypersensitivity to a particular product or exposure.
The expectant mother may receive a reaction to fruits, berries, for example strawberries, or in the air, in the sun.
Even simple vitamins and then there is a risk of hypersensitivity. I note that after 35 years the risk of allergic reactions increases significantly.
Look at the photo. Here is the Allergy in the mothers.
How to understand, what you have hypersensitivity?
In fact, its symptoms are allergic reaction is no different from the allergies of ordinary women. A woman may start to sneeze often, you may experience runny nose, sore throat, coughing, slezotechenii eyes, swelling of the mucous membranes or throat.
It may be a reaction to anything: pollen, dust, pet hair and other.
The most common manifestation of hypersensitivity in the period of carrying a baby is allergic rhinitis and urticaria. About rhinitis, you can read a separate article on our website.
Also there may be some complications in the form of angioedema, anaphylaxis (especially in those who are allergic). Sometimes the usual provoking factor that did not cause fear before pregnancy can lead to negative consequences.
So if you know you have hypersensitivity to a particular subject or product, you should avoid any contact with the allergen.
Is there a danger for the crumbs?
The usual allergic reaction may not have much effect on the fetus. Allergens do not penetrate through the placenta. The only thing the child after birth may also manifest hypersensitivity to those products that have been consumed mother.
Allergies can be inherited, but not the fact that the baby will take it from the mother. Can dad’s genes dominate.
Danger for mom and baby is anaphylactic shock. It is instant reaction to a certain effect, the drug or product.
Sometimes even an insect bite can lead to death. Remember to save mom with a baby you will have no more than 30 minutes.
Don’t be afraid! Yes, this reaction takes place, but it’s only 1 in a million. But still, worth it safe.
Another hazard to fetal development may be the wrong medication.
Before you buy anything from allergies, should consult a doctor because not all drugs who drink before pregnancy, you can take in the gestational period. Remember that many tools can lead to heart diseases, nervous and other systems of the baby.
What to do if symptoms of Allergy?
Diagnosis of Allergy in pregnant women
Approximately 45% of all beremennostej complain of hypersensitivity.
When you register, the doctor will ask you about all the symptoms of allergies: what foods, environmental factors, what is the reaction after this, and possibly done immunoproteomic.
If you have never had an allergic reaction, but when carrying a baby suddenly appeared, you will be assigned analyses with appropriate therapy.
To determine the response to a particular substance, necessary a skin test with a blood test.
How to treat hypersensitivity in pregnant women?
In fact, the panacea against allergies does not exist. The important thing is to deal with its symptoms. Sometimes it is enough just to avoid contact with the allergen.
To reduce the symptoms of hypersensitivity you will be prescribed some antihistamine medicine. You should not listen to girlfriends, neighbors and members of different forums.
Any treatment during pregnancy should be prescribed by a doctor to prevent adverse effects on the child.
For pregnant and lactating mothers are often prescribed drugs for 3 generations, which have little consequences and side effects. It can be pills and drops is not important, important is choosing the right dosage and course of treatment.
If you have the stomach or other parts of the body rash, also should ask the doctor about the safest cream. Perfect skin cream that you can apply to newborn children such as Bepanthen, èmolium and other.
What tablets can and cannot be taken by pregnant?
So here’s the list of the most popular antihistamines that are allowed and prohibited for future moms:
Sometimes the doctor can prescribe a particular drug, but only in small doses and only for symptoms of hypersensitivity.
Allergy treatment folk remedies
- If you have chance, try to flush the nose decoction of motherwort chamomile.
- If the rash and itching will help warm bath with the addition of oak bark, succession, nettle, lovage. Take 2 tablespoons of each ingredient, and the bath is taken not more than 20 minutes.
- From sharply-defined itching will help infusion with plantain leaves and dill. The same number of herbs (a tablespoon) pour a glass of boiling water and infused for about 2.5 hours. Thereafter, moisten with broth damaged skin.
- From hives will help half a teaspoon of celery juice. Need to drink three times a day 30 minutes before meals.
- In allergic eczema, rinse the affected skin with Apple cider vinegar, fresh birch juice or make a lotion of cabbage leaf.
- If you are allergic to the cleanser is to hold hands in the cool water with baking soda, and then put them in olive oil (warm). Repeat the procedure daily.
Prevention of allergic reactions
If you follow the rules below, then the risk of hypersensitivity is much reduced:
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The author: Elena Smirnova (dermatologist)