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Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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Oligohydramnios (Overview)

Oligohydramnios is a condition where there is not enough amniotic fluid in the uterus.


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What are the major symptoms of oligohydramnios?

What are the major symptoms of oligohydramnios?

Decreased fetal move: Decreased fetal movement is the typical symptom associated with oligohydramnios. This is a potentially serious pregnancy complication and prompt/expert medical care should be sought! ...Read more

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Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
182 doctors shared insights

Oligohydramnios (Overview)

Oligohydramnios is a condition where there is not enough amniotic fluid in the uterus.


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How does preeclampsia causes oligohydramnios?

How does preeclampsia causes oligohydramnios?

Decreased fetal GFR.: Oligohydramnios is a sign of decreased fetal glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in the absence of rupture of amniotic membranes. Preeclampsia can cause placental failure and thus poor perfusion of the fetoplacental unit leading to oligohydramnios. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for oligohydramnios?

What is the treatment for oligohydramnios?

Rest: The best treatment is rest, which will increase blood flow to the placenta, improving fetal urine output. Antihypertensive drug therapy may also effective if high blood pressure is present. ...Read more

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Reasons for oligohydramnios, how to prevent in next pregnancy?

Reasons for oligohydramnios, how to prevent in next pregnancy?

Placenta: Most commonly the placenta is the source of oligohydramnios (though congenital abnormalities can occur too). Most common reason for oligo are related to blood pressure. Did you have a problem with elevated blood pressure in the pregnancy? Or with diabetes? Exercise is a great way to prevent both of those problems. 60 min of cardiovascular exercise a day, 5-6 days a week is best! ...Read more

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What foods is best for oligohydramnios ?

What foods is best for  oligohydramnios
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No special foods...: There are no special foods to help prevent or treat oligohydramnios, so a pregnant woman can just stay on her usual healthy diet. It is believed that dehydration in the mom can cause oligohydramnios, so the mom should avoid getting dehydrated. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms of oligohydramnios?

Decreased fetal move: Decreased fetal movement is the typical symptom associated with oligohydramnios. This is a potentially serious pregnancy complication and prompt/expert medical care should be sought! ...Read more

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What is the common term used for oligohydramnios patient?

What is the common term used for oligohydramnios patient?

Too little fluid: There is not a normal amount of amniotic fluid surrounding the fetus. This can be caused by a variety of things, you should ask your obstetrician for more information and an explanation if this has been diagnosed. ...Read more

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How long does paregnancy associated with oligohydramnios last?

How long does paregnancy associated with oligohydramnios last?

Depends: How long oligohydramnios lasts depends on the cause and what is done to address it. It can last up until delivery and needs to be very carefully managed, usually with the help of a maternal-fetal medicine expert ( a doctor who treats high risk pregnancies). Hope this helps. ...Read more