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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with eclampsia last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with eclampsia last?

IF U HAD ECLAMPSIA: U should still be followed very closely by your doctor who took care of u because as u know now adays pre-eclampsia should not become eclampsia if u were having regular OB care, so if u are worried about swelling u need to call your doc right now to make sure everything is ok and that your blood pressure is not still elevated or going up again or go back to the hos where u delivered for evaulation. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with hellp syndrome last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with hellp syndrome last?

See below: Actually hellp and preeclampsia really are not associated with swelling - this is still in the old text books, but we do not use swelling as an indication for for hellp or preeclampsia. ...Read more

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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with pregnancy last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with pregnancy last?

Depends: Some patient will have edema through delivery and for a few weeks after birth. Others who have mild edema will find that in the evening with elevation of feet the swelling goes down. If you are pregnant and have swelling inform your md as it may also be seen with high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Severe SOB, chestpain, high/irregular heartrate, weak arms/legs,extreme fatigue.Now swelling in abdomen/legs/feets.ok echo 4 months ago. Right heartf?

Severe SOB, chestpain, high/irregular heartrate, weak arms/legs,extreme fatigue.Now swelling in abdomen/legs/feets.ok echo 4 months ago. Right heartf?

Symptoms: Right heart failure is certainly a possibility. You need to discuss your situation with your doctor and have more evaluation both for cardiac and other etiologies. ...Read more

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Swelling in legs& feet gone down now, belly has filled up quite a bit. Sleeping a lot, shortness of breath no appetite & falling please advise.

Swelling in legs& feet gone down now, belly has filled up quite a bit.  Sleeping a lot, shortness of breath no appetite & falling please advise.

Cirrhosis: Your cirrhosis appears to be advanced. You should discuss your situation and symptoms with your doctor. You should understand your problems so you can do your best to work with the drs on your situation. ...Read more