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What Is The Difference Between Hellp And Preeclampsia
May be a part of Pre: Up to 20 % of pregnant women with severe pre eclampsia or eclampsia will also have hellp syndrome. The cause is unknown, usually before 37 wks preeclampsia by definition is high blood pressure and protein in the urine that presents in woman after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Hellp as the letters stand for is: h= hemolysis (when red blood cells break down, el= elevated liver enzymes, p= low platelets. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, a criteria: Preeclampsia is clinically defined as hypertention and proteinuria (protein in urine) with/out edema occuring after 20 wks of pregnancy. So, hypertention is a required component for the diagnosis. Help is severe preeclampsia involing hemolytic anemia, liver dysfuctions, and low platelet count. These are very important illnesses and follow-up with doc asap/regularly is strongly advised...Good luck. ...Read more
I had severe acute preeclampsia and fulminant hellp syd in last pregancy now am 14 weeks & free b-hcg of 118.4iu/l & papp-a of 4.6iu/l - what risk?
Eclampsia Risks: Most studies indicate an increased risk of eclampsia in subsequent pregnancies if you had the full syndrome in the first. The increased risk ranges from 2 - 8x HCG levels at 14 weeks have a broad range - your level, converted to miu, is within the normal range. Some studies tout the effect of calcium supplements in preventing pre- and full eclampsia, but it is always best to consult with your ob. ...Read more
Lots: There are several signs and symptoms of preeclampsia. These can include high blood pressure, protein in the urine, visual disturbances, headaches, low platelets, elevated liver function tests, kidney failure, or fetal growth restriction. It is important to remember that these symptoms can occur in other conditions and none of these alone means you necessarily have preeclampsia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pregnancy high BP: Preeclampsia (also called "toxemia") is a triad of findings (high blood pressure, swelling, and protein in the urine) usually seen in the third trimester of pregnancy. Typically seen in first pregnancies, younger pregnant women, multiple pregnancies, and other risk factors, pre-eclampsia can lead to serious complications. Treatment: bedrest or hospitalization. Cure: delivery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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