Alternate Names : Hydatiform Mole, Trophoblastic Disease, Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia
What can be done to prevent the condition?
Women are advised to get enough folate, carotene, and protein in their diet before becoming pregnant. This may decrease the risk of this condition.
Early diagnosis improves the chance of cure, though it cannot prevent this condition. Any woman with abnormal vaginal bleeding or other unusual symptoms after pregnancy should see her healthcare provider.
What are the long-term effects of the condition?
n most cases, treatment results in a cure and there are few long-term effects. However, the tumor can spread to other areas of the body, which may result in organ damage and even death.
What are the risks to others?
This condition is not contagious and poses no risk to others.