What is Preeclampsia?

Hypertension with edema and proteinuria in pregnancy is called Preeclampsia. If not properly managed it can lead to eclampsia which is preeclampsia plus seizures.

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hi my name is maria and im 26 weeks and 5 days pregnant a month ago i had protein in my urine and i belive my blood pressure was high, so after...

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Having healthy baby & mother after pregnancy is important.As your saying urine protein positive and blood pressure high , better to consult your...

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Hi, I am 23 weeks pregnant with my second child. Lately I ve been feeling like my heart beats quickly for a few beats and then kind of dies out a...

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Thanks for the query.

Your cardiovascular symptoms are a normal finding in pregnancy.
As long as you are not breathless and dizzy, you need...

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Hi, I m currently 18 weeks pregnant . Around my 14th week my BP was 142/90 and so the Doctor did a 24 hour urine sample and blood work to test for...

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Hi jenni
Preeclampsia is said to occur after 20 weeks of gestation.
You are having high blood pressure well below 20 weeks,
It means,it may be...

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