Problems Related To Pregnancy

Problems With Pregnancy Pregnancy is the most beautiful thing that can happen to a woman but it is not without complications. You may also experience complications in your pregnancy.

Some of Problems Related To Pregnancy

Ectopic Pregnancy

In case of an ectopic pregnancy, you need to do blood tests and an abdominal ultrasound exam. The embryo cannot live in ectopic pregnancy; therefore your health care provider will perform surgery to remove your fetus.

He or she may also recommend you to take cancer drugs so that your pregnancy can be dissolved. Some of the symptoms of ectopic pregnancy are irregular vaginal bleeding, pain in lower abdomen, nausea, vomiting and dizziness.

Gestational Diabetes

You may also suffer from gestational diabetes in the second half of your pregnancy. To diagnose whether you are suffering from gestational diabetes or not, your health care provider may ask you to take the glucose drink so that your blood test can be done exactly after one hour.

If the test comes out positive then your health care provider will ask you to control your gestational diabetes with nutritious diet and exercises. You need to follow his or her instructions carefully to treat your gestational diabetes effectively.

If your condition is serious then your health care provider may give you shots of insulin to maintain your blood sugar level. Some of the symptoms of gestational diabetes are extreme thirst, fatigue and hunger.

Hepatitis B

You may also suffer from hepatitis B during your pregnancy.Your health care provider will do your blood test to confirm your condition.

If the test comes out positive then he or she will recommend HBIG (Hepatitis B Immune Globulin) shot for your baby within 12 hours of his or her birth as chances of your child getting hepatitis B are high.

Symptoms of hepatitis B may include mild fever, tiredness, muscle aches, headache, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, pale bowel movements, liver problems, jaundice and stomach pain.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Or HIV

In this case, your health care provider will do your blood test; examine your throat, anus, or your genital area. He or she will visually examine your skin and the area around your genitals and will also examine your vagina, cervix and internal organs. He or she may ask you to give a sample of your vaginal fluid.

Symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases include small blisters in genital areas, fatigue, aches, pains, fever, yellowish or bloody vaginal discharge, pain when urinating, itching in vagina, pain in legs or buttocks, skin rashes and frequent yeast infections.

Sexually transmitted diseases are treated with antiviral drugs. You may also be required to undergo cesarean delivery.

Listeriosis

Symptoms of listeriosis include fever, muscle aches, diarrhea, nausea, chills and headache. You will be required to undergo blood tests. After examining your reports, your health care provider may recommend you antibiotics to treat your condition and to prevent infection in your baby.

Toxoplasmosis

To detect this condition, your health care provider will ask you to undergo blood tests. Your health care provider may also ask you to undergo an ultrasound and amniocentesis if your blood tests confirm that you are suffering from toxoplasmosis.

These two tests will confirm whether your baby is infected or not. If your baby is safe then your health care provider may give you permission to take antibiotics to treat your condition.

However, if your baby is infected then he or she will give you pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine. Your baby will need these medications at the time of his or her birth and during his or her first year.