Treat Allergies During Pregnancy
Doctors give the following recommendations about what to do if a woman is expecting a baby or is planning a pregnancy, and she has a genetic predisposition to allergies: the fundamental principle is to observe elimination measures aimed at preventing the debut of the disease.
Remove from the diet of highly allergenic foods, especially after 22 weeks of pregnancy, even if previously there was no allergy to them.
Eliminate contact with objects or substances that may cause an allergic reaction: pets, cosmetics, perfumes, household chemicals, and so on.
- To carry out the wet cleaning of housing, often to air it.
- Eliminate excess humidity in the apartment.
- Use air purifiers.
- Often wash bedding, use protective covers for bedding and upholstered furniture.
- Avoid direct exposure to ultraviolet rays.
- Preventive measures for allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma in pregnant women.
In seasonal allergies, contact with pollen should be limited. Sometimes for absolute exclusion of contact with aeroallergens during the flowering period of herbs, such an option is considered as isolating a patient in a non-allergenic box or moving to another locality – complete climate elimination.
Partial elimination is possible to subject to the following recommendations:
Do not go out in dry, hot, windy weather, do not go out of town;
Wash frequently, change clothes, take a shower, especially before bedtime, wear sunglasses after taking a walk outside;
Close the windows, wash shoes after visiting the street (pollen is brought with dust on the sole).
The only practical way to eliminate contact with dandruff (wool) allergens of animals and birds’ feathers is to remove pets from the house and tidy up housing carefully. If the mother expecting a child remains in the same room, the effect of the measure taken will not be visible immediately after separation from the animal, but after a few weeks. Such preventive measures, such as keeping the animal in another room, often washing it, are ineffective.
Preventive Measures For Atopic Dermatitis In Pregnant Women
It is important to strictly observe the mode of the day: food intake, rest, proper sleep; Do not use household chemicals and other aggressive substances.
Pregnant women with atopic dermatitis should monitor the condition of the skin, continuously use modern emollient – moisturizing, emollients for the skin. When choosing a product, select a line of medical cosmetics, balanced in composition, without fragrances and dyes.
The skin of a patient with atopic dermatitis is affected not only by hormones but also by the condition of the digestive tract. Irregular stools, constipation form chronic intoxication, which exacerbates the course of atopic dermatitis. Correct the musical work of the gastrointestinal tract help:
- Chula gouge;
- Drugs that support the work of the liver – Essential Forte N, Gela been, Sofitel;
- Lactulose preparations – Lactofiltrum, Normalize, Duphalac, Lacunas.
If the woman who is expecting a child takes a long time to take probiotic preparations, the risk of atopic dermatitis in the baby will decrease.
What pills and drugs can be taken?
Chronic diseases and acute allergic conditions should be treated during pregnancy. How to treat allergies if you cannot refuse to take drugs that are more likely to be dangerous for the child?
Allergy Treatment in Pregnant Women on the Skin
For quick recovery of inflamed skin, as well as for the prevention and moisturizing of dry, cracked skin, Beaten is used. The main active ingredient for the drug is deepened phenol. Pantothenic acid, which is formed when the product is applied to the surface, heals, restores the damaged epidermis, stimulating tissue regeneration.
Preparations series “Beaten” not dangerous when used in pregnant women. Infected skin is treated with aseptic cream Beaten plus.
No adverse effects were reported for the use of zinc pyre throne preparations (SKIN-CAP) by women who are expecting a child. The drug belongs to the group of no steroids, has a wide range of pharmacological actions:
- Relieves itching and normalizes sleep;
- Facilitates the course and activity of skin inflammation;
- Reduces the need for topical ointments and antihistamines.
- The tool is practically not absorbed from the skin. You can discuss the use of SKIN-CAP cream during pregnancy with your doctor.
As maintenance of remission, a cosmetic skin care line for atopic dermatitis Tope kern, Nutria lush based on nucleosome technologies, Lip card for dehydrated, atop-prone skin and other cosmetic products (Lepidus’s, Destin, Emporium, Ectoderm, Atonal, Ichthyic soft, Iredell-cream, Trickery, Sedan, Iomega, Glutamic).
Doctors say that it is possible for severe skin rash, itching to use the local glucose tic steroids of the last generation for a few days in the form of a cream – hydrocortisone butyrate, mime tisane furcate, methylprednisolone acoelomate.
Treatment of respiratory organs with allergy symptoms in pregnant women
For the prevention and exacerbation of allergic rhinitis, isotonic saline solutions of sea or ocean water are used. The preparations indirectly reduce the severity of inflammation in allergies: they moisturize the mucous membrane, improve its protective function, and reduce the load on allergens.
Spray nasal Naval dosed prevents the ingress of allergens on the mucous surface of the nose. The basis of the facility is micro-dispersed cellulose powder. When spraying the drug on the mucous surface of the nasal passages, cellulose interacts with mucus and forms a robust gel-like film in a moist environment. Creates a natural mechanical barrier that prevents the penetration of aeroallergens. The positive effect of Naval is felt after a few days – the symptoms of the disease are reduced. The composition of the drugs are not included in active pharmacological substances; it is safe for pregnant women. Naval relieves the symptoms of allergic rhinitis in 77% of cases.
In medical journals, there is information about the absence of harmful effects on the pregnant woman and the fetus after intranasal (through the nose) use of fluticasone propionate in allergic rhinitis.
Systemic (General) Treatment Of Allergy During Pregnancy
A major scientific examination in Sweden determined that the use of budesonide during pregnancy does not develop congenital anomalies of the fetus. Therefore, this drug among inhaled corticosteroids is prescribed first. It is possible the negative impact on the outcome of pregnancy when taking other corticosteroids. But if necessary, the drugs continue to be taken during pregnancy as prescribed by a doctor.
Among the short-range ß2 agonists, Salbutamol is preferred. There is the highest number of studies using it during pregnancy.
The therapeutic value of the first generation of antihistamines is only in their sedative effect – they restore sleep and reduce the intensity of itching. They are usually not prescribed to pregnant women, as adverse effects may develop.
If necessary, prescribe pills – second-generation antihistamines – Lora tagine, cetirizine – a short course in the minimum effective dose.
Safe for hormone treatment. But their beneficial effect is low, so they are not recommended for use.
In pregnancy, serious allergic diseases that require active therapy can develop. Do not self-medicate, which can trigger the disease and cause dangerous swelling or infection. Consult a doctor.