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what is the difference between hellp and preeclampsia

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Are 2 different syndromes yet interdependent. Hellp is progressing more rapidly than preeclampsia sometimes, and when diagnosted delivery is always th ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Liver: Liver involved in HELLP syndrome and pre-eclampsia or eclampsia spares liver
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No.: Preeclampsia is a common maternal disease of the third trimester of the pregnancy and results from poor placental invasion of the maternal vessels in ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No.: Preeclampsia and bilateral papilledema suggest intracranial hypertension from brain edema or a stoke and prompt delivery is inidicated to avoid perman ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience Family Medicine
Different stage: Hyperglycemia just means your blood sugar is high. You may or may not be diabetic. If it's chronically elevated above a certain level (>126 for a fast ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Nothing: They are both the same. An abnormal buildup of nitrogenous waste products in the blood.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No direct one: Diabetes in and of itself doesn't cause any change in hemoglobin. There is, however, glycohemoglobin, or hemoglobin A1c that is a direct measure of on ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
6 years experience Family Medicine
Disease vs. symptom: Diabetes is a metabolic disease caused by not producing enough Insulin or developing Insulin resistance. Glycosuria means the presence of glucose in t ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
No relation: with hypertension but portal hypertension can cause splenomegaly.
A female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Difference: Gastritis is inflammation of the stomach pregnancy is when you're having a baby
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evert Eriksson
17 years experience General Surgery
Infection: Sirs is a condition where there are systemic changes in the body which are characteristic of inflammation. Sepsis is sirs with a documented infection ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Two sugar levels: Diabetes is defined by a specific sugar level value; prediabetes is defined by a specific level slightly lower. Diabetes is a serious disease in which ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Sugar levels: Hypo is too little and hyper too much sugar.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarissa Phelps
Specializes in Family Medicine
Loss of the Cerebrum: Hydranencephaly is a birth defect in which the cerebral hemispheres are absent and replaced by cerebrospinal fluid. The brainstem usually remains. B ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
One 2 hi, one 2 low: If u fast for 8 hours (FBS) blood sugar should be between 70 and 100. Hypo=low, hyper=high, glyc=sugar, emia=in the blood. If ur FBS is repeatedly bet ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Intentional or not: A miscarriage is a pregnancy that ends unintentionally in the first half of pregnancy (before 20 weeks). An abortion is a pregnancy that is intentiona ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Totally different: Jaundice pertains to liver disease and porphyrias are disorders resulting from abnormalities in hemoglobin synthesis. Where did this question come fro ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Indirect: Hypertension can result in cardimyopatthy. This i. Turn can lead to intracardiac clot that can subsequently embolize.
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Dr. Sean Baskin
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Protein in the urine: Nephrosis, or nephrotic syndrome, happens when the kidenys are damaged resulting in proteinuria, or a large amount of protein present in the urine. N ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Timing: If you get sick with something, say "the current viral illness", and it's nasty, you can leak protein into your urine (transient). It clears when you ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No relationship: There is no relationship between preeclampsia and uterine atony. Both entities can occur completely on their own individually and concomitantly.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Skin chges vs growth: Myxedema refers to edema of the skin in face or extremities due to low or high thyroid hormone levels. Cretinism is severe stunning of growth due to v ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Strokes?: Hypertension , if it is high enough can cause a bleed into the brain ( a hemmorhagic stroke) and if is untreated for years can cause hardening of the ... Read More

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