Problems during pregnancy

Also known as Decreased Fetal Movement

Problems during pregnancy is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of problems during pregnancy are pregnancy, hyperemesis gravidarum, and urinary tract infection. Other possible causes, such as postpartum depression, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with problems during pregnancy often receive urinalysis, hematologic tests, complete blood count, glucose measurement, pelvis exam, intravenous fluid replacement, electrolytes panel and kidney function tests .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with problems during pregnancy include multivitamin, prenatal, terconazole topical, miconazole topical product, multivitamin with iron, methyldopa, rho(d) immune globulin (rhogam), oxytocin, terbutaline, doxylamine (unisom), nelfinavir (viracept), methylergonovine (methergine), crotamiton topical and acetaminophen / salicylamide .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for problems during pregnancy include race/ethnicity = other, race/ethnicity = hispanic, sex == female and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, age 75+ years, sex == male, age 60-74 years, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years, age 45-59 years, and age < 1 years almost never get problems during pregnancy.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
3.8x
30-44 years
1.5x
45-59 years
0.0x
60-74 years
0.0x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
0.0x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.4x
Hispanic
1.5x
White
0.7x
Other
1.6x
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