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What are the tests for gestational hypertension?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Tests 4 HTN Preg

50 asks what are tests for gestational HTN? 1.
Measure BP carefully and correctly regularly as pregnancy. The only way to dx it is to measure the BP correctly. 2. To see if it is damaging you kidneys your team will check your urine protein. Very simple. So just get into a regular care system and follow the guidelines.

In brief: Tests 4 HTN Preg

50 asks what are tests for gestational HTN? 1.
Measure BP carefully and correctly regularly as pregnancy. The only way to dx it is to measure the BP correctly. 2. To see if it is damaging you kidneys your team will check your urine protein. Very simple. So just get into a regular care system and follow the guidelines.
Dr. Clarence Grim
Dr. Clarence Grim
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Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Serial BP's

The primary testing is measuring blod pressures multiple times at different times of the day and on multiple days.
No one BP reading can establish the diagnosis. And, of course, the measurements met be abnormal during a pregnancy or shortly after delivery.

In brief: Serial BP's

The primary testing is measuring blod pressures multiple times at different times of the day and on multiple days.
No one BP reading can establish the diagnosis. And, of course, the measurements met be abnormal during a pregnancy or shortly after delivery.
Dr. David Doucette
Dr. David Doucette
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