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How long does hyperemesis gravidarum typically last in pregnancy?

How long does hyperemesis gravidarum typically last in pregnancy?

Most cases To be honest, having morning sickness even one day can be unpleasant. However, most cases only last a brief time and rarely carry over into the second trimester. If long-lasting or severe, it is best to notify an OB provider. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How long does belly pain associated with hyperemesis gravidarum last?

How long does belly pain associated with hyperemesis gravidarum last?

Shouldn't have: Hyperemesis gravidarum is extensive nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, shouldn't cause an abdominal pain. If you experience abdominal pain while pregnant see your obgyn or go to er asap. ...Read more

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What is the incidence of hyperemesis gravidarum in pregnancy?

Low: Many women will have nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Hyperemesis gravidarum is unrelenting nausea and vomiting that usually requires treatment with IV fluids and IV anti- nausea medications. ...Read more

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I usually get hyperemesis gravidarum in pregnancy. How can I avoid it this time?

May be possible: all the kings horses and all the kings men couldn't help the British princess. However, I just read today that women with recurrent hyperemesis gravidarum may have a mild form of a mitochondrial disorder, and giving them the B vitamins of the mitochondrial cocktail may be helpful. I'll have to search the Internet for more details, but it could be true. ...Read more

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How could i prevent hyperemesis gravidarum from happening again in my next pregnancy coz i had to lose my first baby due to difficulty of symptoms?

Not preventable: Unfortunately, you have no control over whether your get it and how severe it may be in a future pregnancy. If necessary, home care is usually possible with iv's and anti-emetic pumps until you get through the first trimester. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can sickle cell be a cause for "lose of pregnancy" and "acute hyperemesis gravidarum"?

Help plz! Can sickle cell be a cause for "lose of pregnancy" and "acute hyperemesis gravidarum"?

Yes: Increased risks for miscarriage can be seen in pts with SCD. As well as premature birth and low birthweight in addition to complications for mom during pregnancy. Not aware of an association between SCD and hyper emesis ...Read more

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What can I use for hyperemesis gravidarum if I don't have a doctor?

Dramamine (dimenhydrinate): Over the counter motion sickness medications work well for morning sickness. You can also take vitamin b6 supplements. Small frequent meals are also beneficial. ...Read more

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How to tell if it's really bad morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum?

No difference: The definition of hyperemesis is not well defined. Generally if you are not able to tolerate oral intake you need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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How to tell if I am suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum (severe morning sickness)?

How to tell if I am suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum (severe morning sickness)?

Are you pregnant?: 3 questions: Are you pregnant? Are you vomiting all day long? Have other causes of vomiting besides pregnancy been ruled out? If the answer is yes to all 3, you have hyperemesis. ...Read more

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Dr. Jennifer Niebyl
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Hyperemesis Gravidarum (Definition)

Hyperemesis gravidarum is a condition in pregnant women where nausea and vomiting are more extreme or persistent than in a conventional pregnancy. The condition can ...Read more


Dr. Patricia Foster
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Severe Vomiting (Definition)

Severe vomiting is a symptom in which a person vomits extremely forcefully and/or vomits repeatedly. When vomiting symptoms become severe, a doctor's ...Read more