A 54-year-old member asked:
Are any special tests needed, or can a regular obgyn doctor see me for my intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Fetal monitoring: These pregnancies need to be followed closely since cholestasis of pregnancy is associated with fetal compromise including stillbirth. Serial liver tests & bile acids are checked; non-stress test are recommended 2x/week, and treatment (actigall (ursodiol) 300mg 2x/day) often is beneficial. An OB should be able to manage your care, some refer to mfm. Either should deliver you by 37 weeks if all else is well.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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