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by stargazer
Thu Jan 12, 638930 4:22 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Taken BP Meds but BP is still rising
Replies: 7
Views: 924

Re : Taken BP Meds but BP is still rising

<t>Hi back from L&D they didnt turn me away but there were no beds so had to wait in the waiting room. My OB caught up with me there has taken bloods and urine and told me to go home take another 100mg of labetalol to see if it helps then head up to Day Assessment Unit to have my BP monitored fo...
by stargazer
Thu Jan 12, 638930 8:47 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Taken BP Meds but BP is still rising
Replies: 7
Views: 924

Re : Taken BP Meds but BP is still rising

<t>Thanks I thought about 1hr also. It is only 6am here I have rung my OB but he is delivering a baby at the moment I have left a message for him to call. I am thinking about heading up to L&D anyway just took BP again and now 160/110 my headache is getting a lot worse and just noticed some swel...
by stargazer
Thu Jan 12, 638930 6:44 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Taken BP Meds but BP is still rising
Replies: 7
Views: 924

Taken BP Meds but BP is still rising

<t>Hi everyone I woke up this morning and took my BP it was 160/105 heart rate was 127. I didnt panic to much my BP is always higher when I wake up. I have taken 200mg of labetalol laid down for a while and took it again and came down slightly 155/100 heart rate is still up. I have rung L&D and ...
by stargazer
Wed Nov 02, 638929 9:50 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Intense Itching sign of PE???
Replies: 6
Views: 900

Re : Intense Itching sign of PE???

<t>I just wanted to say thanks to everyone that responded to my question. You were all right it is cholestasis tests came back today so I am seeing my OB tomorrow and he mentioned something about starting medication to try and control it. The itching is so intense now and I can not sleep at all. I h...
by stargazer
Thu Aug 04, 638929 2:52 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Intense Itching sign of PE???
Replies: 6
Views: 900

Re : Intense Itching sign of PE???

<t>Thanks for your answers. I have never heard of cholestasis before so I will mention it to my OB. Thanks for the link kqkitty I had bloods done 2wks ago and everything was ok then. I am due to have my next lot of blood tests this week my MFM is having me do them every 2wks at this stage to see if ...
by stargazer
Wed Aug 03, 638929 7:40 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Intense Itching sign of PE???
Replies: 6
Views: 900

Intense Itching sign of PE???

<t>I posted a while ago about being concerned about OB and the way he seemed to disregard things and my previous history. This is pregnancy number 4 I have developed PE in all of my previous pregnancies and for some reason it gets worse each time. Last pregnancy I developed Eclampsia suffered a seiz...
by stargazer
Wed Feb 09, 638924 12:58 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Concerned about My OB comments
Replies: 10
Views: 1401

Re : Concerned about My OB comments

<t>Thanks Caryn for the information. I dont think we have anything like that in Australia. I saw my Fetal Medicine Specialist again yesterday and voiced my concerns with him. He did another scan and looked at my maternal uterine arteries and he thinks they are already showing signs of restriction I ...
by stargazer
Mon Dec 13, 638923 2:53 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Concerned about My OB comments
Replies: 10
Views: 1401

Re : Concerned about My OB comments

<t>Thank you everyone for your responses. The way our health system works over here makes it very hard to change OB's unless I have private health insurance which I dont. We are lucky that we have a public system which means anyone can access free health care but you just dont get to chose your Dr. ...
by stargazer
Thu Dec 02, 638923 3:27 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Concerned about My OB comments
Replies: 10
Views: 1401

Concerned about My OB comments

<t>Hi this is my first post and I wish I had of found this site during my last pregnancy. This is my 4th pregnancy and I have developed PE in all of my previous pregnancies. My first 2 were quite mild diagnosed at 35wks with my first and 33wks with my second. My last pregnancy there was a lot of con...

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