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What is post-eclampsia and suggest treatment?

My sister-in-law delivered twins vaginally on May 14th. She wasn t feeling well today and was taken to the hospital. She is diagnose with post-eclampsia. What exactly is this? I ve heard of pre-eclampsia, but didn t ever hear of post-eclampsia. How is this treated?
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
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Hello,

In post eclampsia, you develop high blood pressure and increased excretion of protein in the urine. This is treated with proper anti hypertensive medicines.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Rakhi Tayal, OBGYN
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