by expert on call (297 Posts), Thu May 13, 2004 11:19 am
You have a number of symptoms that may require further evaluation, and you need to discuss these symptoms in detail with your physician.
With respect to HELLP at 27 weeks, you have a preeclampsia recurrence risk of over 50%. Fortunately, the HELLP recurrence risk is much lower (3%-12%), but still not insignificant.
Whether a full evaluation for thrombophilias is warranted or not is a matter of continuing debate. Discuss this with your OB.
As for treatment for the next pregnancy - also a matter of great debate as to whether or not any of the intervention strategies ( heparin, aspirin, calcium, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin E, fish oil) are truly effective. Again, discuss these issues in detail with your OB.
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