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Unformatted text preview: decide whether these are pathological or common effects of pregnancy. Some of the common symptoms may include: • Nausea and vomiting (commonly referred to as morning sickness) • Constipation • Lethargy • Breast tenderness • Constipation • Reflux • Haemorrhoids • Varicose veins • Oedema • Backache • Flushes • Vaginal Bleed For this note we will look at the effects of pregnancy on the different systems in the body. Skin Increased pigmentation • Areolas • Cloasma (increased pigmentation under eyes and/or on bridge of nose) • Linea nigra (midline abdominal pigmentation) Palmar erythema Stretch marks (called striae gravidarum)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10