by expert on call (297 Posts), Fri May 02, 2003 04:56 pm
Swelling and vision changes can certainly be associated with preeclampsia. It is unusual to see much swelling without protein in the urine, and your doctor should be watching this closely. In addition, It is unusual to see preeclampsia develop without increased blood pressure, but some of the blood pressure changes can be very subtle. I would watch your blood pressure and protein closely as a measure of your risk for preeclampsia again. Swelling is not always associated with the disease, and may not be a very reliable indicator. It is good that you are asking questions and paying close attention.
Take care and let us know if you have any other questions.
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