A 20-year-old female asked:
Does your blood pressure stay high with preeclampsia or will it go back to normal and go back high?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Fertility Medicine 37 years experience
It may: Usually the blood pressure will go down after delivery but not always.
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Fluctuating possible: Sometimes abnormal placentas begin to breakdown at 20wks, leading to exposure of mom to some of dad's placental genes and lead to an "allergic" reaction where the vessels spasm and platelets are drawn away (thrombocytopenia). The spasm causes high BP, HA, liver dysfunction, vision changes, and protein in the urine; leads to maternal seizure, decreased baby growth, and sometimes placental abruption
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Last updated May 29, 2015
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