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Best Eclampsia Treatment
Eclampsia: Eclampsia is a severe form of preeclampsia. Seizures which are what is presented with eclampsia is treated with anti seizure medications including valium and phenobarbital. These medications are given in injectable forms and therefore are best given in a hospital setting. There are other medications that can be given for the treatment of eclampsia. ...Read more
Pre-eclampsia . . .: The only final treatment of pre-eclampsia is delivery. If a woman is within 3 weeks of term, her doctor may consider induction. If she is still early, her doctor will try to prolong the pregnancy as long as it's safe. She'll be monitored through lab tests, ultrasounds, and frequent non-stress tests (monitoring baby's heart rate). She may also receive medications to lower her blood pressure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had eclampsia on my first pregnancy. Delivery on 35 weeks, my baby girl dead after 5days delivery. What causes dead n what d best week to delivery?
Abruption: Most likely cause of fetal death in the setting of hypertension is an abruption where a part or all of the placenta shears away from uterus due to high blood pressure. When baby loses placenta, baby loses oxygen and can't live for very long after that. Best is to be monitored closely in next pregnancy and have frequent blood pressure checks, understand signs/symptoms and possibly medication. ...Read more
Manage symptoms: Intensivists work with the obstetricians in a multidisciplinary, multispecialty collaborative practice team. Major treatment is to treat symptoms and manage preeclampsia. Specific treatment may include control of blood pressure, drugs for seizures. The only real treatment is delivery of the baby; the ICU team helps control the symptoms until the OB believes risk/benefit is in favor of delivery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Proteinuria is.: Preeclampsia is a placental disease that manifests in both maternal and fetal circulations and typically causes new or worsening maternal hypertension and proteinuria. Delivery is the only ultimate treatment, although immediate versus delayed may be an option depending on your gestational age and manifestations. Seek high-risk onstetrical care (maternal-fetal medicine specialist). Good luck! ...Read more
Google it: I'm an internist, but from what i remember from med school, where i delivered 30 babies in 30 days at umdnj (1970), the cardiac output peaks at 7 months, and decreases thereafter. Pre-eclampsia is an abormal preg state where the mother develops severe high blood pressure and edema. Needs aggressive treatment, including lots of rest. But look for an obstetrician answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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