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First trimester complications.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22309582     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Vaginal bleeding, abdominopelvic pain, nausea, and vomiting are common presenting symptoms in early pregnancy. All women of reproductive age who present with abdominal or pelvic pain or with vaginal bleeding should be evaluated for possible pregnancy. There should be a high index of suspicion for ectopic pregnancy in women presenting with abdominal pain and bleeding after approximately 7 weeks of amenorrhea. Investigation for the cause of the bleeding should ensue. Gestational trophoblastic disease should be considered as a possible cause. Treatment options for nausea during pregnancy should be discussed with women with this common symptom.
Authors:
A Ildiko Martonffy; Kirsten Rindfleisch; Anne Marie Lozeau; Beth Potter
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-11-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Primary care     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1558-299X     ISO Abbreviation:  Prim. Care     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0430463     Medline TA:  Prim Care     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  71-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 1100 Delaplaine Court, Madison, WI 53715, USA; Access-Wingra Family Medical Center, 701 Dane Street, Madison, WI 53713, USA.
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