A 40-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

Have pregnancy induced hypertension. 34 weeks pregnant, have had migraine since saturday and lots of pressure. 3-4 bh an hour. Should i be concerned?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Nelly Cohen
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Talk to your GYN: Your headache may not be due to migrane, but rather due to preeclampsia which is very common among pregnant women with high bp. Please, see or talk to your gyn as soon as possible.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weighing risks: After reading up on the history of petasites (butterbur) used for migraine headaches, as an obstetrician gynecologist I would be cautious using petalo ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: In the sense that it is an issue that needs to be managed during pregnancy. Usually pregnancy induced hypertension is either preeclampsia or not. If ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rama Garimella
32 years experience in Cardiology
Not my first choice: Nicardipine is pregnancy category c. Typically we use IV labetolol, Hydralazine and PO nidepine as first line agents. There is some data using nicardi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: High blood pressure, whether present before pregnancy or whether it develops during pregnancy, does increase a woman's risk for abruption. But most wo ... Read More
6
6 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month