Hyperemesis Gravidarum

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What is Hyperemesis Gravidarum?

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is a rare condition characterized by frequent, persistent, and severe vomiting and nausea during pregnancy. As a result, you may be unable to take in a sufficient amount of food and fluids. It can cause a weight loss of more than 5% of your pre-pregnancy body weight. This can also cause dehydration and vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Treatment may require hospitalization.


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Hyperemesis Gravidarum Risk Factors
Risk Factors
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