Pre-Eclampsia During Pregnancy

Pre-eclampsia is a complication of pregnancy marked by high blood pressure and protein in the urine. Pre-eclampsia also affects blood flow to the placenta form of a leading to growth restricted for premature born babies.

Preeclampsia usually begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy in a woman whose blood pressure had been normal. It can lead to serious even federal complication for both mother and baby

Symptoms of pre-eclampsia

There are may be no symptoms. High blood pressure and protein in the urine are key features. There will also be swelling in the legs and water retention but this can be hard to distinguish from normal pregnancy.

  • Excess protein in urine
  • Severe headache
  • Nausea vomiting
  • Decreased urine output
  • Impaired liver function
  • Breathing problem
  • Weight gain
  • Swelling on face and hands

Treatment of preeclampsia

If the patient at 37 weeks so mostly doctor counsel you for delivery for patient and baby's health.

In some cases doctor admit in the hospital for managing the blood pressure and gives you intravenous medication to lower your blood pressure until the baby is sufficiently mature to be delivered. They also continuous check the fetal heart rate to check the distress on baby. Gynecologist also prescribe some blood tests like urine analysis, LFT, RFT and many more.

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