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Glossary for Liver dysfunction in pregnancy

Medical terms related to Liver dysfunction in pregnancy or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests in Pregnancy: Abnormal Liver Function Tests in Pregnancy are found when a doctor orders a liver screen in response to abnormal symptoms in a pregnant woman.
  • Acute fatty liver of pregnancy: A rare complication of pregnancy that can occur in the second half of the pregnancy. It is characterized by excessive fatty deposits in the liver which can be fatal without prompt diagnosis and treatment which involves delivering the baby as soon as possible.
  • Acute liver pain in pregnancy: Acute liver pain in pregnancy is pain under the ribs on the right side of the upper abdomen. This pain may or may not actually arise from the liver, so other potential causes are also listed.
  • Cholecystitis: inflammation of the gall bladder.
  • Cholestasis: A condition where bile formation or flow is reduced.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Eclampsia: serious complication of pregnancy and is characterised by high blood pressure and convulsions
  • Female reproductive symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female reproductive organs.
  • Gallstones: A condition where biliary calculi form in the gallbladder
  • Injury: Any damage inflicted in the body
  • Liver abnormalities in pregnancy: Liver abnormalities in pregnancy are found as the result of a blood test, usually undertaken in a pregnant woman who is experiencing nausea or pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, or as a screening tool when other abnormalities such as raised blood pressure are found on examination.
  • Liver conditions: Any condition that affects the liver
  • Liver damage in pregnancy: Liver damage in pregnancy is found as the result of a blood test, usually undertaken in a pregnant woman who is experiencing nausea or pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, or as a screening tool when other abnormalities such as raised blood pressure are found on examination.
  • Liver dysfunction: Where the liver does not function as it is required
  • Liver inflammation in pregnancy: Liver inflammation in pregnancy is found as the result of a blood test, usually undertaken in a pregnant woman who is experiencing nausea or pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, or as a screening tool when other abnormalities such as raised blood pressure are found on examination.
  • Liver pain: Pain or discomfort due to the liver
  • Liver problems: Any problems that are associated with the livers structure and function
  • Liver problems in pregnancy: Liver problems in pregnancy are found as the result of a blood test, usually undertaken in a pregnant woman who is experiencing nausea or pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen, or as a screening tool when other abnormalities such as raised blood pressure are found on examination.
  • Liver symptoms: Symptoms affecting the liver
  • Mononucleosis: Common infectious virus.
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy toxemia /hypertension: Preeclampsia is the development of high blood pressure, excess protein in the urine and swelling during pregnancy. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe. The blood pressure usually returns to normal after delivery.
  • Pregnancy-related conditions: Any condition that is related to or caused by pregnancy
  • Severe vomiting: A condition which is characterized by severe vomiting
  • Upper abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the upper abdominal region.
  • Viral Hepatitis: hepatitis describes inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis may be caused by alcohol, drugs, autoimmune diseases, metabolic diseases, and viruses. Viral infection accounts for more than half the cases of acute hepatitis.
  • Women's health symptoms: Symptoms related to women's health.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Liver dysfunction in pregnancy:

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