During Pregnency The Sequence Of Urinary Tract Signs And Symptoms: A Descriptive Study Condicted In Nishter Hospital Multan

Dr. Huma Hafeez, Dr. Farjad Naveed Ahmed, Dr. Usman Asghar
2018 Zenodo  
There are significant changes in the structure and function of the urinary tract during pregnancy. These changes are often the basis for developing urinary tract disease or cause kidney disease worsening and its consequences. Objective: Our aim was to evaluate the symptom pattern of the urinary tract during pregnancy. Study Design: A Descriptive Study. Place and Duration: In the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Nishter Hospital Multan for one-year period from April 2016 to April 2017.
more » ... to April 2017. Methodology: Women with symptoms of chronic renal insufficiency, diabetes mellitus, or urinary tract related problems before the pregnancy were not included in the study. Other study variables were symptoms of urinary tract during pregnancy. All women were subjected to a complete urine test with different investigations, including sensitivity and culture. Findings: 520 total patients were selected for the study. 48 (8.93%) of them were detected with urinary tract problems. In 2 (0.4%) patients' Urinary tract infections were detected, 11 (2.1%) in 2 (0.4%), pelvic kidney stone in 520 (6.5%) and acute urinary retention in 34 acute renal failures. Most of the patients were included in the 21-25 age group. In the third semester mostly patients have symptoms of urinary tract. Our study analysis shows that 317 (61.0%) of the pregnant women had urinary frequency indications. Voiding difficulties and Stress incontinence were reported as 35.2% and 37%, respectively. Conclusion: In pregnancy, urinary tract issues are common including acute renal failure, UTI, acute urination and nephrolithiasis. Common symptoms include stress incontinence, urination urgency, and difficulty in urination. Key words: urinary tract, pattern, pregnancy, symptomatology.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1439044 fatcat:sjz4a25doregfknniapisylqbq