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Hyperemisis Gravidarum (HG) is a complication in pregnancy characterized by symptoms including severe nausea, persistent vomiting, weight loss and dehydration.
Risk factors for this women’s health condition, which affects one percent of women, include those in their first pregnancy, women who have had multiple pregnancies, and a history of HG in the family.
While most morning sickness passes within the first trimester, many suffering from HG experience symptoms well beyond and into the remainder of their pregnancy.
Common treatments for Hyperemesis Gravidarum including intravenous fluids and infusion therapy with medications including metoclopramide, antireflux medications, and nutrition therapy.