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I have been having headaches, dizziness, cramping in my lower abdomen. I want to make sure my health and my baby s health is okay

I am 16 weeks pregnant with my third child and I ve been having headaches, dizziness , cramping in my lower abdomen , and last night I saw black and white stars in my vision. I ve also experienced tightness in my chest and it feels like my heart is skipping beats. With my first pregnancy, I was diagnosed with preeclampsia and delivered my daughter at 24 weeks. I have an upcoming doctor s appointment, but I was hoping someone could shed some light on what s going on. I may be overreacting but I want to make sure my health and my baby s health is okay.
Asked On : Mon, 28 Feb 2011
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chances of pre eclamsia at 16 weeks pregnancy are less.To rule out pre eclampsia you should get your urine for albumin ,blood pressure checkup & look for pedal edema.If any two these three are present you are pre should must consult gynecologist & get all investigation done to find the cause & treated.
wish you healthy & successful pregnancy outcome.Disclaimer
Answered: Thu, 17 Mar 2011
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