Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
127 Doctors are Online

High BP in pregnancy, please suggest

I am 11 weeks pregnant, developed severe pre-eclampsia with last pregnancy. Had to go on a magnesium sulphate drip and had a crash ceasarian under general anesthetic. I was on labetalol for three months after giving birth and my blood pressure stabalised to aroun 120/80. My bp is now 150/98 and I have become very breathless today. I don t have another appointment with my midwife until 16 weeks. Should I be concerned? I understand that pre-eclampsia doesn t arise until 20 weeks but should something be being done about my blood pressure sooner rather than later?
Asked On : Sun, 6 Mar 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  176
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Radiologist 's  Response
Please see your doctor as early as possible. the reading is definately on the higher side. since you had preeclampsia early on its better to catch it early this time.
Answered: Sun, 6 Mar 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor