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If you are alone, how do you know if you have eclampsia?
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Don't be
Eeclampsia is an emergent condition that requires hospitalization, delivery, and control of seizures.
If you are pregnant and have risk factors for preeclampsia/eeclampsia, see an OB specialist now. To the hospital if you have headaches, visual changes, swelling (edema), nausea or vomiting, hypertension, or abdominal pain. Please don't stay alone if you gave any of these.

In brief: Don't be
Eeclampsia is an emergent condition that requires hospitalization, delivery, and control of seizures.
If you are pregnant and have risk factors for preeclampsia/eeclampsia, see an OB specialist now. To the hospital if you have headaches, visual changes, swelling (edema), nausea or vomiting, hypertension, or abdominal pain. Please don't stay alone if you gave any of these.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Eclampsia
Usual symptoms preceding eclampsia include high blood pressure, headaches, visual problems, and abdominal pain.
Signs include protein in the urine and biochemical abnormalities in the blood. These are warning signals that eclampsia might occur. You and your doctor watch for them. If you experience any of the symptoms eclampsia call your doctor.

In brief: Eclampsia
Usual symptoms preceding eclampsia include high blood pressure, headaches, visual problems, and abdominal pain.
Signs include protein in the urine and biochemical abnormalities in the blood. These are warning signals that eclampsia might occur. You and your doctor watch for them. If you experience any of the symptoms eclampsia call your doctor.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Seizures
Eclampsia is characterized by the onset of seizures with a diagnosis of pre-eclampsia (hypertension, proteinuria).
If you already have eclampsia, you should be in medical care and there should be a discussion at the least of giving you high dose magnesium to decrease your risk of recurrent seizures until and after you deliver your baby.

In brief: Seizures
Eclampsia is characterized by the onset of seizures with a diagnosis of pre-eclampsia (hypertension, proteinuria).
If you already have eclampsia, you should be in medical care and there should be a discussion at the least of giving you high dose magnesium to decrease your risk of recurrent seizures until and after you deliver your baby.
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: These symptoms
Severe headache, pain in right upper angle of your abdomen, sparks, fireflies in your eyesight, all these are signs of preeclampsia, severe and you should see a doctor asap.

In brief: These symptoms
Severe headache, pain in right upper angle of your abdomen, sparks, fireflies in your eyesight, all these are signs of preeclampsia, severe and you should see a doctor asap.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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