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what term is also known as toxemia of pregnancy

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
Familial: The pathogenic mechanisms underlying pre-eclampsia remain to be elucidated; however, immune maladaptation, inadequate placental development and tropho ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
At risk.: Should see doc at earliest convenience. She will be a high risk pregnancy and will be monitored closely.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Very Important: to follow your doctor's instructions to the letter. Keep all of your appointments and be sure to let your doctor know if anything changes. Get plent ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Danger: Preeclampsia is a serious complication of pregnancy. It consists of retained fluids, high blood pressure and the kidneys not being able to control pro ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diet & exercise: A proper diet, exercise and following the OB MD's instructions will tend to minimize the risk unless you already had either hypertension or a previous ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
5-10 %: The chances increase if you are younger; having the first baby; are over weight; have chronic high blood pressure; have diabetes or kidney disease; ha ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pre-eclampsia: Pre-eclampsia and pregnancy induced hypertension commonly recurs in addtional pregnancies, so make sure you see a Maternal-Fetal medicine specialist t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very serious: The symptoms vary but may include increased swelling, headache, upper abdominal pain, decreased urine output, a feeling of impending doom, increased r ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tincture of Time: Persistent hypertension is fairly common after delivery with pregnancy induced hypertension. It usually resolves after pregnancy. How soon is somewh ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: You most likely will not get pre eclampsia again, however risk factors include history, weight, history of hypertension, diabetes, and renal abnormali ... Read More

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