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eclampsia in children

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Seizure in pregnancy: Eclamsia is a disease in pregnancy caused by high blood pressure which leads to a seizure. We monitor your blood pressure during your prenatal careen ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Eclampsia: Eclampsia is an acute and life-threatening complication of pregnancy, characterized by the appearance of tonic–clonic seizures, usually in a patient ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Pregnancy.: Some pregnancies are afflicted by preeclampsia, a condition of widespread endothelial malfunction under the influence of placental products. In essenc ... Read More
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Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Few minutes: Typically, eclamptic seizure lasts only a few minutes and responds to treatment.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Noen are specific!: This is more a clinical diagnosis. Tests that are used look for excess protein in urine, but the picture is this. Typically patients show signs of pr ... Read More
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Dr. Patrick Weix
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Treated by Doctor: Eclampsia is seizures brought on by pregnancy induced hypertension. It is usually treated with IV Magnesium Sulfate and delivery of the infant. It can ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
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Follows pre eclamsia: Eclampsia means toxemia with seizures in a pregnant woman with out any preexisting brain condition.It is avery serious condition.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
30 years experience Anesthesiology
delivery: Eclampsia is life threatening and usually requires immediate delivery by c-section in addition to aggressive treatment of the mother's hypertension an ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Eclampsia: Eclampsia = disorder with convulsion and possible coma that occurs late in pregnancy.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
These symptoms: Severe headache, pain in right upper angle of your abdomen, sparks, fireflies in your eyesight, all these are signs of preeclampsia, severe and you sh ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gray
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hypertension: Pre-eclampsia is a constellation of symptoms that arise during pregnancy. It is most likely caused by substances secreted by the placenta causing dama ... Read More
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