Urologic problems in pregnancy MCQ Question with Answer

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Question No : 1
What is true concerning urinary frequency during pregnancy?

could be a sign of UTI
occurs because the bladder capacity decreases
occurs because the renal blood flow increases
all are true

Question No : 2
What is false regarding gestational hydronephrosis?

the incidence of dilation is lesser in nulliparous ladies
occurs in the second trimester
mostly, hydronephrosis disappears on its own in about 6 weeks after delivery
commoner in the right ureter

Question No : 3
What is true concerning hydronephrosis in pregnancy?

it occurs because pregnancy increases the renal blood flow to up to 75% and approximately 50% increase in the GFR
typically, ureteral dilation does not occur below the pelvic brim
it affects almost 13% of pregnancies by the 26th and 28th weeks
is always asymptomatic

Question No : 4
What antibiotic is safe at all stages of pregnancy?


Question No : 5
When should UTI be treated in pregnancy?

when a positive urine culture is obtained
asymptomatic bacteriuria should be treated
catheterized pregnants should not be treated
when UTI is recurrent

Question No : 6
What is false concerning asymptomatic bacteriuria during pregnancy?

occurs in 2 10% of pregnancies
commonly occurs in the first trimester
usually, associated with urinary tract abnormalities
could progress to serious complications if left untreated

Question No : 7
What antibiotic classes are safe and effective throughout pregnancy?

aminopenicillins and cephalosporins
co-trimoxazole and nitrofurantoins
fluoroquinolones and minoglycosides
macrolides and clindamycin