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ObGyn Pregnancy Symptoms!

A 23 year old female primigravida now 8 weeks pregnant presents to the office for a routine prenatal examination. Her present complaints are nausea, occasional vomiting, decreased appetite, irratibility and extreme fatigue. She has no allergies & no past medical or surgical history. The patient is concerned about the above symptoms. Your best advice is which of the following statements ?

A) "Your symptoms represent infection which should respond to antibiotics"
B) "Your symptoms are worrisome and require admission to the hospital"
C) "Your symptoms are atypical of pregnancy and will probably worsen"
D) "Your symptoms are common in pregnancy and should improve"
E) None of the above
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C) they will worsen - your belly will grow like a bubble!
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Why not D?
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D...........
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D -- they're common and will most likely subside as the pregnancy progresses. The sxs are attributed to the levels of B-HCG and, thus, will subside as B-HCG decreases further along the pregnancy.
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I would go for D
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The correct answer is D) "Your symptoms are common in pregnancy and should improve". These are normal symptoms of pregnancy!
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