• Wed. Feb 21st, 2024

Preparing for pregnancy requires blocking tuberculosis, one of the top ten infectious diseases

Tuberculosis is a chronic wasting disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It can occur in many parts of the body, such as pulmonary tuberculosis and intestinal tuberculosis. The pelvic cavity is also a common site for tuberculosis. Can cause infertility.

Once a tuberculosis patient becomes pregnant, it will increase the burden on the whole body and seriously damage the health. Tuberculosis is more common during pregnancy. Pregnant women are prone to miscarriage, premature birth, fetal dysplasia or intrauterine hypoxia due to excessive nutrient consumption and poor lung function. During childbirth, weak uterine contractions, long labor, and postpartum hemorrhage are also prone to occur.

Blocking method:

(1) Patients with Women with tuberculosis should take strict contraceptive measures during the active stage of tuberculosis, actively receive treatment under the guidance of a doctor, and strengthen nutrition. They should wait 2 to 3 years after the condition stabilizes before considering pregnancy. Women with severe pulmonary tuberculosis or tuberculosis in other parts of the body should not become pregnant.

(2) If tuberculosis is complicated during pregnancy, anti-tuberculosis treatment should be carried out as early as possible when the disease is active, but care must be taken to choose drugs that are non-toxic to the fetus. Because streptomycin can cause hearing impairment in the fetus, it should not be used during pregnancy.

(3) Women whose condition worsens after pregnancy, or who need to take a large amount of medication that is harmful to the fetus, should terminate the pregnancy within 3 months of pregnancy.


This article is provided by Baidu Reading and is excerpted from \”Three Months Before Pregnancy – Pregnancy Preparation Period\” Author: Wang Liru

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