Obstetric Disorders

Condition Signs/symptoms Risk factors Diagnosis Complications
Pre-eclampsia

 

Severe headaches

Visual disturbances

Upper abdominal pain

Dyspnoea

Reduced urination

Nausea/vomiting

Proteinuria

Other kidney symptoms

Reduced blood platelets

 

 

Age < 40 years

Multiple pregnancy

First pregnancy

History of preeclampsia

Obesity

History of hypertension

History of migraines

Diabetes type 1 or 2

Kidney diseases

Lupus

Blood tests

Urine analysis

Foetal ultrasound

Nonstress test

Reduced blood flow to the placenta

Placental abruption

HELLP syndrome

Eclampsia

Cardiovascular disease

 

Gestational

diabetes

Dry mouth

Increased thirst

Polyuria

Nocturia

Recurrent infections

Blurred vision

Tiredness

Age > 25

Family history

Obesity

Nonwhite race

Glucose challenge tests

 

Hypertension

Pre-eclampsia

Future diabetes

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Excessive birth weight

Pre-term birth

Respiratory distress syndrome

Hypoglycaemia

Anaemia Pale skin, lips and nails

Tiredness

Weakness

Dyspnoea

Rapid heart beat

Trouble concentrating

Multiple pregnancy

Excessive vomiting

Teenager

Previous anaemia

Lack of consumption

Haemoglobin test

Haematocrit test

Pre-term birth

Low birth weight

Anaemic baby

Developmental delays

Postpartum depression

Hyperemesis gravidarum Vomiting > 4 daily

Constant nausea

Loss of 5% body weight

Low blood pressure

Dizziness

Dehydration

Constipation

Ketoacidosis

Thrytotoxicosis

Nutritional deficiency

 

Family history

Previous HG

Multiple pregnancy

Obesity

Premigravida

Blood pressure check

Blood and urine hydration tests

Further tests to rule out gastrointestinal cause

Intravenous fluids

Anti-nausea drugs

Ectopic pregnancy Increased human chorionic gonadotropin

Vaginal bleeding

Acute, severe abdominopelvic pain

 

Pelvic Inflammatory disease (PID)

Intrauterine device (IUD)

Endometriosis

Previous EP

Smoking

Tubal ligation

Transvaginal Ultrasound

Laparoscopy

Rupture

Hypovolemic shock

Death

 

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