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What is preeclampsia?

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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. David Fein
Dr. David Fein
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

A hypertensive disorder in pregnancy assoc with elevated blood pressure, protein in the urine, abn liver tests, edema (swelling) sometimes.
It is considered a high risk factor in pregnancy for both mother and fetus. Treatment is medicines early on or delivery if far enough along. Needs close follow up.

In brief: See below

A hypertensive disorder in pregnancy assoc with elevated blood pressure, protein in the urine, abn liver tests, edema (swelling) sometimes.
It is considered a high risk factor in pregnancy for both mother and fetus. Treatment is medicines early on or delivery if far enough along. Needs close follow up.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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