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Treatments for Minor Discomforts
Colds, Congestion, Cough, Mucinex DM, Coricidin D, Neo-Synephrine Nose Drops (not nose spray),
and Seasonal Allergies:
Saline drops, Tylenol Cold/ Sinus/ Allergy, Sudafed, Robitussin (plain) PE, Dimetapp Extentabs, Dimetapp Elixir, Chlor-Trimeton 4mg, Plain Benadryl, Claritin, Actifed, Non-medicated cough drops. Sore Throat:
Chloraseptic Spray, Cepacol, Salt water gargle Tylenol Regular or Tylenol Extra Strength – Take as directed. If your temperature reaches 100.4 degrees or higher, contact our office. For all respiratory infections, rest in bed as much as possible; drink plenty of fluids and use a vaporizer, if available. If no improvement is noted in a few days, contact our office. Eating and drinking carbohydrates and sugar can increase nausea. Decrease carbohydrates, breads, cereals, grains and rice. Drink NO sugary drinks including fruit juices. Eat mostly meats, vegetables, and fruits. If you feel sick to your stomach upon awakening, there are several things you can do to lessen this feeling. Before getting out of bed, eat a few dry crackers and stay in bed until the feeling disappears. Instead of having 3 regular meals, eat small amounts of food more frequently – perhaps 5 light meals a day so that your stomach is not completely empty or overfilled. Avoid fried, odorous, spicy, and greasy foods. Good hygiene and plenty of rest, fresh air, and moderate exercise are helpful. Drink plenty of fluids – more than your body actually requires. Drink 1 (8 ounce) glass of water every hour while awake. Vitamin B-6, 100mg per day – No prescription necessary. Ensure – no prescription necessary. Take as directed. Emetrol and Accupressure wrist bands.
Good bowel habits promote regularity. Get plenty of exercise and drink sufficient quantities of liquids. Eat plenty of bran foods, fruits, and vegetables. Prunes are a natural laxative and may be eaten raw, stewed, or as a juice. Drink lots of fluids. Miralax, Milk of Magnesia, Metamucil, Citracil, Colace, Fibercon Tablets, Dulcolax Suppository, or Glycerin Suppositories. All are over the counter medications and take as directed.

Body Rash and Itching,
Benadryl Lotion, Hydrocortizone Cream 1%, Cortaid, Caladryl Poison Ivy, or Poison Oak

Heartburn or Indigestion Tums, Rolaids, Mylanta and Mylanta II as directed. Mylanta Gel caps, Maalox, Zantac-75,
Pepcid AC. Avoid gas producing foods, such as cabbage and beans, large meals, and fatty foods. Chew a piece of gum after each meal.


Varicose Veins:
Take frequent rests with your feet elevated. Support hose are helpful and should be put on before getting out of bed. Do not wear tight-fitting knee-length hose or anything that creases behind your legs. Avoid sitting with your knees crossed or sitting without moving your legs for long periods of time. Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Med. Office Bldg. 7601 Forest Avenue Suite 228 Richmond, VA 23229 P. 804.741.0440 F. 804.288.2277
Treatments for Minor Discomforts

Try to avoid constipation and do not strain during bowel movements. Take warm sitz baths 3-4 times a day for 15 minutes at a time. If bleeding occurs, contact our office. Preparation H, Anusol HC, Proctocream, Tucks pads, Dibucaine. Lie on left side with the feet elevated as often as possible.
Urinary Tract Infection:

Vaginal Discharge:
An increase in vaginal discharge is normal during pregnancy. A white to clear discharge is normal. If there is enough to wear a sanitary napkin, or if burning, itching, or a foul odor occurs, contact our office.
Yeast Infection:
Monistat, Gynelotrimin. If symptoms persist contact our office.
Tylenol (Regular or Extra Strength), increase fluid intake, warm bath. If symptoms persist or become more severe contact our office. Occasional menstrual-like cramping is common in early pregnancy, particularly if intermittent, not constant.
Contact our office. Bedrest immediately. Get up only to go to the bathroom. No intercourse for one week after spotting has completely stopped.
Exposure to Rubella
Or Chicken Pox:

Pregnant women who are regularly engaged in routine physical fitness activities such as aerobics, dancing, or tennis may continue as long as no fatigue, cramping, pain, or spotting is experienced.
Paint and Chemicals:
Generally painting with latex paints in a well ventilated room is safe. If the fumes are strong or you feel lightheaded or nauseous leave the room for a well ventilated area. Do not expose yourself unnecessarily in non-ventilated areas to paint, strong cleaning agents or solvents. Read all directions and warnings on products carefully.
Dental Work:
Novocaine and Xylocaine (without Epinephrine) may be used. Gas or general anesthesia should not be used. X-rays may be taken if the abdomen is shielded with a lead apron. Inform the dentist of your pregnancy, especially if there is a need to prescribe medicine. Contact our office when planning a trip. Travel in the last four weeks or pregnancy is not recommended. Always avoid heavy lifting, including anything as heavy as a suitcase. Plan frequent stops (at least every 2 hours) to walk around for a few minutes. If you feel the urge to go to the bathroom, go immediately. Do not wait.
Back Pain:
Use a heating pad on your back, NOT on your belly, warm baths, massage, Tylenol (regular or extra strength), Thermacare Heat pads, Myoflex Cream. Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Med. Office Bldg. 7601 Forest Avenue Suite 228 Richmond, VA 23229 P. 804.741.0440 F. 804.288.2277


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