Group B Strep Infection Topic Guide
Group B Strep: A group B strep infection (GBS) may cause serious infections in pregnant women and newborns. Symptoms and signs of GBS include listlessness, poor appetite, and jaundice in newborns. Intravenous antibiotics are used to treat group B strep infections.
Low Blood Pressure Low blood pressure (hypotension) may be caused by heart conditions, intravascular fluid complications (dehydration, pneumonia, vomiting, diarrhea, bleeding), medications, endocrine conditions, allergic reactions, orthostatic hypotension, diabetes, and micturition syncope. Low blood pressure may or may not have symptoms depending upon the cause. Treatment also depends upon the cause of the low blood pressure.