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How long after you give birth can pre-eclampsia come back, or is it gone for good the moment you deliver?
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Within 1-6 weeks.
15% of all preeclampsia cases first manifest postpartum i.
e. Within 1-6 weeks after delivery. Look out for new/severe headache, nausea/vominting, visual changes or seizures if your blood pressure is increased postpartum and seek prompt medical care if any of these symptoms occur.

In brief: Within 1-6 weeks.
15% of all preeclampsia cases first manifest postpartum i.
e. Within 1-6 weeks after delivery. Look out for new/severe headache, nausea/vominting, visual changes or seizures if your blood pressure is increased postpartum and seek prompt medical care if any of these symptoms occur.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 6 weeks
Pre-eclampsia can develop or recur any time up to 6 weeks after delivery.

In brief: 6 weeks
Pre-eclampsia can develop or recur any time up to 6 weeks after delivery.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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