Last Updated on July 17, 2020 by Douglas C. Goldberg, MD

General information

Nowadays there are different types of allergy, today we will speak about allergies during pregnancy.

Allergy is organism’s hypersensibility to certain factors of environment (allergens).

Allergy is not a disease

It is the reaction of immune system to the substances which enter the organism.

Rhinitis, lachrymation, dyspnea and bronchospasms, rashes on skin and spots, headaches and other can be the general symptoms of allergic reaction. The allergy during pregnancy is characterized by the same symptomatology. Predisposition to allergic reactions, hypersensitivity of an organism aren’t subject to medicamentous correction.

At allergic reactions aggravations the symptomatic treatment selected by the attending physician in each individual case is applied.

The allergy during pregnancy arises approximately at 35% of women

The organism ‘s hypersensitive reactions to substances have never been manifested until conception. In certain cases allergic reactions treat as early symptoms of pregnancy.

How does the allergy affect fetus?

allergies affect fetus

As a rule, the allergy at pregnant women doesn’t influence fetus development (anti-genes and antibodies don’t get through a placentary barrier) and on the course of the pregnancy, however can worsen a condition of the woman considerably. Some manifestations of allergic reactions nevertheless can make negative impact on a fetus. So, at bronchial asthma the fetus hypoxia can develop.

Allergic reactions at pregnancy can develop owing to powerful hormonal reorganization of an organism which is usually normalized by 12-14 week of pregnancy.


Allergy in pregnant women is complicated by the fact that not all antiallergic preparations are admissible. During allergy of pregnancy treatment has to be carried out under control of the gynecologist and allergist. If the allergy was shown during pregnancy for the first time, initially it is necessary to reveal the allergens causing reactions. After definition of allergens it is necessary to carry out the analysis of a situation and to exclude impact of allergens on the pregnant woman.

Most often allergic reactions arise on certain food, cosmetics, household chemicals. If there is an allergy at pregnancy, treatment by preparations of external application also should be carried out only in coordination with the attending physician. The doctor will advise you the necessary drugs which of course do not damage the fetus at all.

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During an allergy of pregnancy the woman is recommended to refrain from medicamentous preparations intake. If allergies during pregnancy is followed by easy symptoms, the exception of direct influence of allergen will help to cope with them.

At heavy symptoms (nasopharynx puffiness, asthma that involves probability of Fetus’s hypoxia development) consultation of the doctor who will appoint an allergy pills at pregnancy is necessary. Not to waste time and check out the web site of Canadian Health&Care Mall and be ready to each occasion happening with you.


Dr. Douglas Goldberg, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Mineola, NY. He is affiliated with medical facilities Nyu Winthrop Hospital and Mercy Medical Center.