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Suffering from Preeclampsia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   how can we help u
User :   do you know anything about complicated pregnancies?
Doctor :   ya .. we do..
Doctor :   are you there..
User :   ok well I'm about 29 weeks pregnant and I've already gained aboutr 42 lbs but I'm on a very healthy diet and only eat 1700 calories a day. now I've been diagnosed with pre-eclampsia and am on bedrest. I was wondering what symptoms i should look out for in my condition and how can i keep my weight down without dieting?
Doctor :   pre eclampsia means pregnancy induced hypertension
Doctor :   here u vll notice abnormal wt gain,
Doctor :   swelling in the legs
Doctor :   raised blood pressure
Doctor :   the swelling in the legs dont go even after bed rest..
Doctor :   if preeclampsia is not properly controlled through various measures
Doctor :   it may lead to eclampsia..
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