5 Dangerous Symptoms That No Pregnant Should Ignore
As much as the pregnant woman searches for information, read books, watch videos, not everything is clear, especially symptoms that according to our instincts do not seem normal. If you feel during pregnancy that something is not right, trust your instincts and seek the doctor.
Mild vaginal bleeding without pain may be a sign that the embryo is nesting in the womb early in pregnancy but the doctor should still be consulted because bleeding may signal a problem.
When bleeding is large and accompanied (or not) with pain, it may be the beginning of miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, or placenta problems.
If it occurs later, but before 37 weeks, bleeding may indicate premature labor or problems with the placenta.
2. Scotomas and or blurred vision
Scotomas or the sensation of seeing “stars” can signal high blood pressure in pregnancy, which immediately makes it a risk pregnancy, since hypertension is extremely dangerous and can even kill both mother and baby.
Hypertension is one of the largest, if not the greatest risk factor for death in pregnancy, because when uncontrolled it causes eclampsia. Therefore, the care with blood pressure should be a priority in pregnancy, otherwise, the baby and the mother are at risk of death. “It is important to consider that 75% of the deaths due to arterial hypertension in pregnancy are caused by eclampsia,” warns an obstetrician.
Already blurred vision when accompanied by intense thirst, dysuria (excess urine), recurrent urine infections and increased appetite (and weight), are symptoms of gestational diabetes, another complication that makes the pregnancy as “risky”.
Double vision, blurred vision, bright spots or lights – may indicate pre-eclampsia.
Fever is always a sign that something is not going well, pregnancy is very dangerous. At very high temperature can cause miscarriage, premature birth and even malformation of the fetus. It is also advised that the pregnant woman should take acetaminophen only, and once medicated, you must get it out of the feverish state as soon as possible.
4. Severe nausea and vomiting
If they are intense they are not the normal nausea of pregnancy. According to a medical website, it is an emergency in pregnancy, because repeated vomiting can cause metabolic disorders and dehydration that can reach the fetus, which is serious, because due to the low supply of nutrients, there is a possibility of forming defective limbs and, In rare cases, miscarriage.
Pregnancy does not hurt. If you feel pain in the belly or any intense pain that does not stop, something is wrong. Be it headache, pain when urinating, pain in the stomach (it can be bad digestion), pain in the middle of the belly (can gastroenteritis or pre-eclampsia – serious problem), pain in the lower abdomen or lateral can be abortion, pregnancy outside Of the uterus, contractions, myoma or detachment of the placenta. As a general rule, abdominal pain requires medical consultation.