Obstetrics notes

Apr 16th, 2015
Studypool Tutor
Price: $5 USD

Tutor description

Word Count: 1347
Showing Page: 1/25
COMMON COMPLAINTS DURINGPREGNANCYCommon symptoms of pregnancy During pregnancy, the body undergoes anumber of changes as the baby developsinside the uterus. These changes can cause various symptoms,but they aren't usually serious. They tend to disappear during pregnancy orsoon after one gives birth, without anytreatment.Missed period If one has a regular menstrual cycle she maynotice that she has missed a period about twoweeks after she conceived. This is typically one of the first signs ofpregnancy. Implantation Bleeding can be one of the earliestpregnancy symptoms. About 6-12 days afterconception, the embryo implants itself into theuterine wall. Some women will experiencespotting as well as some cramping.Ptyalism This is increased salivation. It does not require treatment . Belladona extract 8 15 mg 4 times daily mayhelpPicca (Cissa) Craving and ingestion of substances of no foodvalue e.g clay. It interferes with good nutrition and can besource of infections. Explain for need to good nutrition. Dietary or mineral supplements do not havemuch effect.Sore breasts The breasts will start to change in the firsttrimester (weeks one to 12 of your pregnancy)as the body begins to make tissue forproducing and storing milk. They may be more tender than usual and tinyspots around the nipple area will becomemore obvious. A well fitting brassiere 24hours, ice caps offerrelief.Tired

Review from student

Studypool Student
" The best tutor out there!!!! "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1824 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors