Explain hellp syndrome (during pregnancy)?

I will try. Her is web site could give details on that subject.Good luck. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/hellp_syndrome.

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Severe headaches during pregnancy. Does this mean I have hellp syndrome?

Get checked ! Headaches is a common symptom of many conditions mild and severe. Tension headaches, low blood sugar and poor sleeping patterns can all cause these. Hellp is an atypical version of severe preeclampsia and best diagnosed by testing your blood for low platelets , and liver enzymes. Read more...
No. Hellp syndrome is a complex af elevated blood pressure, protein in the urine and abnormal lab results. Headaches can be part if this picture. A person can have migraine headaches or other type headaches while pregnant that are not associated with blood pressure changes and therefore not hellp syndrome. Read more...

I'm so worried about hellp syndrome. Will it end my pregnancy?

Preg will be shorter. The cure for hellp syndrome is delivery. The good news is it usually develops late in the pregnancy. Although the baby maybe premature, many of them will do fine. Your doctor may give steroids in order to help the baby's lungs mature more quickly. Medication maybe used to control blood pressure, prevent seizures, and correct problems with blood clotting. Transfusion of blood poducts maybe needed. Read more...

Does pregnancy-induced hypertension cause hellp syndrome?

No. Pih includes both gestational hypertension, which is a benign condition where the woman's blood pressure increases slightly without the associated proteinuria, edema or lab abnormalities found in pre-eclampsia. Hellp syndrome is a variant of severe pre-eclampsia characterized by hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low-platelets. Blood pressure may be high as well. Read more...
We don't think so. Generally speaking, our best understanding of this process is an activation of the coagulation cascade, not hypertension. Research into this condition continues, and our explanations will get better as the science evolves. Read more...

I had hellp syndrome with first pregnancy, delivered at 34 weeks. What is the chance I will get it with next pregnancy?

Increased. Studies are limited and results vary, however you do have an increased risk of recurrence of at least 2-6% and possibly as high as 27%. Take Aspirin 81 mg daily (if you are not allergic nor have conditions that Prohibit its use - see your doctor about this) before conception to decrease your risk for hellp syndrome and/or preeclampsia by up to 75%. Read more...