Preeclampsia

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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Hi
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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Hello,
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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I have high blood pressure and have had blood pressure for 4 years. It developed sometime in my last trimester of pregnancy but I didn t have...

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7 months postpartum one 7 year old girl delivered almost full term i believe 1 week left via forceps preeclampsia was induced and fetal distress...

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I had notching in bilateral uterine arteries ,does it pose any risk in pregnancy please? Is it independent risk factor for Preeclampsia?

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approx 33 weeks pregnant with 1st at 28  preclamp was ruled out when some swelling appeared about a week ago.  Doctor suggested I tried...

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Hello, I am 28 weeks pregnant and was taking aciphex for heartburn (rx d by my OB). I had screening labs done for my visit, ALT elevated, TBili...

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I am a 30 yr old female, 5'4" 160lbs...I have PCOS and after metformin treatment I sucessfully conceived. I had preeclampsia while pregnant with my...

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Im 33 weeks pregnant and had a sudden spike in my blood pressure. It went to 170/110 but slowly went down throughout the day. Was feeling horrible...

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