Last updated:10-01-2008
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Definition and causes

Nausea and vomiting are common in the early months of pregnancy, and many know it under the namemorning nauseaBecause nausea is most pronounced in the morning. Most have only mild nausea and vomiting and can not easily fit their work. Nausea and vomiting can be so frequent and violent that the disabled woman, and at worst a woman's life may be threatened. Most often disappears nuisance of himself after the first few months of pregnancy.

The reason for getting sick and throwing up when you are pregnant, are not known in detail, but we believe that the particular may be due to pregnancy hormone hCG (human chorionic gonadotrophin). In addition, psychological influences like. Stress exacerbating nausea and vomiting markets.

Symptoms of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

  • Nausea, most pronounced in the morning.

  • Vomiting: After many vomiting are no more left in the stomach, and it is only bile juice, throwing up.

  • Madlede.

  • Weight loss.

  • Dehydration (lack of liquid): shown by thirst, dry mucous membranes and one should not urinate as often. There will be a small amount of urine, which will be dark and have a strong odor. You can also get dizzy and confused.

  • Sensory disturbances seen in a very pronounced and protracted cases due to vitamin B deficiency.

Precautions and diagnosis

You should consult a doctor if:

  • It throws up more than 3-4 times a day.

  • Man loses in weight.

  • You can not keep fluids down.

  • You have bloody or coffee grounds like vomiting.

The doctor makes a diagnosis on medical history.

Treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy

Easier cases:

  • Eat frequent small meals, there are not too heavy in the stomach. Avoid bold, spicy food, but eat like toasted bread or biscuits. Hosp. the pregnant should eat a little before she stands up in the morning, and before she goes to bed at night.

  • Drink plenty of fluids like. water, juice or juice. Avoid tea, coffee and alcohol, which have a diuretic effect.

  • Do they smell that might. trigger nausea and vomiting.

  • Be sure to get a little fresh air each day.

  • Acid Binding medicine, which neutralize stomach acid. You can also eat nuts, they're acid binding and contains while calories.

  • Anti-histamine tablets (seasickness pills): nausea works properly.

Severe cases:
It may be a need for hospitalization and fluid and feeding through a drip. Moreover, should be given vitamin supplements. In very pronounced cases genes may be so severe that it may be necessary to provoked abortion.

Select and complications

Most often disappears nausea and vomiting of themselves after 3rd months. Some experience, however, that the genes will continue for a long time. In severe cases, there is a risk of severe effects on the woman, with fluid deficiency, acid-base disturbances in blood and vitamin deficiency. These are all life-threatening without treatment.



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