SymptomsBy Mayo Clinic Staff
A molar pregnancy may seem like a normal pregnancy at first, but most molar pregnancies cause specific signs and symptoms, including:
- Dark brown to bright red vaginal bleeding during the first trimester
- Severe nausea and vomiting
- Sometimes vaginal passage of grape-like cysts
- Rarely pelvic pressure or pain
If you experience any signs or symptoms of a molar pregnancy, consult your doctor or pregnancy care provider. He or she may detect other signs of a molar pregnancy, such as:
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- Rapid uterine growth — the uterus is too large for the stage of pregnancy
- High blood pressure
- Preeclampsia — a condition that causes high blood pressure and protein in the urine after 20 weeks of pregnancy
- Ovarian cysts
- Overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
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