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What are the complications associated with pregnancy-induced hypertension?

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Fetus & mother

Fetus: slow growth & development, prematurity, death mother: kidney disease, liver disease, anemia, bleeding, seizures, coma, death.
Note: most cases are mild and can be managed very effectively. Close followup is needed with your obstetrician!

In brief: Fetus & mother

Fetus: slow growth & development, prematurity, death mother: kidney disease, liver disease, anemia, bleeding, seizures, coma, death.
Note: most cases are mild and can be managed very effectively. Close followup is needed with your obstetrician!
Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It can affect the

Fetus' growth & complicate delivery amongst other things.

In brief: It can affect the

Fetus' growth & complicate delivery amongst other things.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. Amy Herold
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Small babies

Pregnancy-induced hypertension (pih) has several risks associated with it.
Because of decreased blood blow to the uterus babies can be small or have low amniotic fluid levels, this increases their risk of distress. Placental abruption or stroke can occur if blood pressures are very high. Pih is also a risk factor for developing pre-eclampsia or eclampsia.

In brief: Small babies

Pregnancy-induced hypertension (pih) has several risks associated with it.
Because of decreased blood blow to the uterus babies can be small or have low amniotic fluid levels, this increases their risk of distress. Placental abruption or stroke can occur if blood pressures are very high. Pih is also a risk factor for developing pre-eclampsia or eclampsia.
Dr. Amy Herold
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