A pregnancy is always an additional burden for a woman’s body. During the process of pregnancy, the body of a becoming mother is strained by the growing child, hormonal changes and changes in metabolic processes. All of these factors can bring new issues or worsen preexisting ones. Whenever you have any problem during pregnancy, you should consult a gynecologist.
During pregnancy, it is expected that some symptoms will occur due to normal changes in the body of a woman. Therefore not every symptom is an alarm signal. Nevertheless there are also complications that can develop during pregnancy. Pregnancy complications are health problems that occur or worsen during pregnancy and they can involve the mother's health, the baby's health or both.
Some conditions that already exist before pregnancy or develop during pregnancy may cause serious complications for pregnant women. Examples of common general conditions that can complicate a pregnancy include: 1) heart disease, 2) high blood pressure, 3) kidney problems, 4) autoimmune disorders, 5) sexually transmitted diseases, 6) diabetes, 7) cancer and 8) infections. Besides, there are some diseases that may develop due to pregnancy, for example, 1) gestational diabetes, 2) rhesus incompatibility and 3) eclampsia. A good prenatal care can help detect and treat the problems. Some pregnancy related symptoms like nausea, back pain, breast discomfort, edema in the leg and fatigue are also common during pregnancy. These symptoms are mostly due to normal changes during pregnancy.
It is very important for women to receive health care before and during pregnancy to decrease the risk of pregnancy complications. Sometimes it is hard to distinguish whether a symptom is normal during pregnancy or may be a hint for a complication. Therefore it is always advised to consult a gynecologist when any worrying pregnancy symptom occurs.
Several years of work in academia, medical practice and finally commercialization make it possible to provide an end-to-end process to help users to “find the appropriate medical help based on their present symptoms”. Below you will find a short explanation, showing you which part of the platform will help you best in finding the appropriate medical support.
Proceed as follows to enter your current symptoms.
Click on the appropriate body part on the picture. Select one/multiple symptoms corresponding to your complaint.
You can also add symptoms by typing your medical complaint in the search box and selecting the best matching suggestion.
Note: Your information will be kept anonymously.
Once you have selected all applicable symptoms, click the “analyze disease pattern”-button.
Accordingly, you will get a list of possible diseases and matching doctor categories who can further help you.
You can inform yourself about the possible diseases by reading the related information. But you can also return to the previous step and add more symptoms or delete already added ones to further narrow down your disease pattern.
Click on the desired doctor category to find a doctor who can help you.
If you are logged in with your profile, you will be displayed the appropriate doctors in your area. Otherwise you can enter an address in the “address” field and you will be displayed a doctor’s list around that specified address.
You will receive further information about the displayed doctors when you press on “details”.
Online bookable doctors in your area will be indicated with the notation “Book appointment” or “Book externally”, additionally they will be displayed on top of the list for your convenience.
Click on “Book appointment” to start the online appointment booking process with the desired doctor.
Please select an available appointment. “Green“ appointments are booked directly. “Red“ appointments need to be confirmed by the doctor.
Enter your general personal and health information.
Enter your present medical symptoms.
Enter your mobile phone number to identify yourself and you can finalize the appointment booking.
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