EAR NOSE AND THROAT CHANGES OBSERVED IN PREGNANCY IN CALABAR- NIGERIA

Robert Bassey Mgbe, Aniefon N. Umana, Abiola Grace Adekanye, Mbora E. Offiong

Abstract


This paper studies changes observed in pregnant women at the 3 stages of pregnancy in Calabar. Eighty pregnant women and eighty non-pregnant women were used. Most signs and symptoms occurred more in the first trimester while others occurred more in the third trimester. Vomiting, loss of appetite, excess salivation, Nausea gastro – esophageal reflux, fever, headaches otomycosis were predominant in our study.

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