Doctors for Liver Disease in Pregnancy in Anakaputhur, Kanchipuram
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LIVER DISEASE IN PREGNANCY
One of the most common liver disease experienced by pregnant women is cholestasis. This disease causes severe itching in late pregnancy and occurs when the flow of bile is affected by the high levels of pregnancy hormones. Some of the other liver diseases that occur in pregnancy are hyperemesis gravidarum and haemolysis.
HOW IS LIVER DISEASE IN PREGNANCY DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the liver diseases during pregnancy can be done through ultrasounds and regular blood tests.
HOW IS LIVER DISEASE IN PREGNANCY TREATED?
Medications to relieve symptoms of liver disease, such as topical creams can provide relief from itching. Medications to reduce the accumulation of bile salts could be prescribed. Pregnant women with liver disease would need to be monitored.
DID YOU KNOW?
There is a high risk to the mother and child if these liver diseases are not controlled or curbed. Mortality rates can go high along with premature delivery and chances of the baby being born with some kind of defect or problem.