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by expert@preeclampsia.org
Fri Sep 07, 638936 5:01 pm
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Topic: preeclampsia research and negative test results
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Re : preeclampsia research and negative test results

<t>The literature on recurrence rates suggests that 3-23% of patients with HELLP syndrome in one pregnancy may have it in another, and up to 40% approximately may have preeclampsia in one of its myriad forms. Because of the expense to test for all of the known thrombophilias, not all patients are th...
by expert@preeclampsia.org
Fri Sep 07, 638936 5:00 pm
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Topic: preeclampsia research and negative test results
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Views: 7399

preeclampsia research and negative test results

<t>I've been looking through some of the literature on Preeclampsia and subsequent pregnancies. A lot of the articles have discussed recurrence in women with known thrombophilias and genetic factors. Is there any research out there on women with preeclampsia and HELLP that tested negative for all kn...
by expert@preeclampsia.org
Fri Sep 07, 638936 4:56 pm
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Topic: Symptoms 1 Year Postpartum
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Re : Symptoms 1 Year Postpartum

<t>The last question is the easiest to answer. A healthy second pregnancy is always possible, since even scenarios with the highest risk factors for superimposed preeclampsia are not much above 50%. The final answer, however, depends on identifying if there is an underlying renal disease (highly pro...
by expert@preeclampsia.org
Fri Sep 07, 638936 4:55 pm
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Topic: Symptoms 1 Year Postpartum
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Symptoms 1 Year Postpartum

Is it possible for preeclampsia to be part of an underlying kidney disorder and for a woman to continue experiencing proteinuria and edema even a year after giving birth? If one is still experiencing issues such as these, what can be done, and is a healthy second pregnancy possible?
by expert@preeclampsia.org
Sat Apr 21, 638936 3:34 pm
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Topic: postpartum heart failure?
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Re : postpartum heart failure?

<t>If this is peripartum cardiomyopathy, the recovery rate is about 50%.<br/> <br/> It is hard to rule out peripartum cardiomyopathy. If she has a reduced ejection fraction with new onset around pregnancy, she meets the criteria. It is our impression that dysfunction associated with hypertension has...
by expert@preeclampsia.org
Sat Apr 21, 638936 2:25 pm
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Topic: postpartum heart failure?
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postpartum heart failure?

<t>Hi there,<br/> <br/> I had a few complications throughout my pregnancy, namely gestational diabetes and preterm labor. My BP was always great throughout my entire pregnancy. I had no swelling whatsoever before giving birth and only gained 13 pounds. I had a long and tough labor (36 hours) and aft...
by expert@preeclampsia.org
Mon Nov 14, 638929 9:55 pm
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Topic: How to proceed with changing symptoms?
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Re : How to proceed with changing symptoms?

<t>As usual the data here are sparse. This is a chronic hypertensive but how long she has been hypertensive(meaning does she have a degree of focal glomerular sclerosis or otehr renal changes of chronic hypertension when not pregnant etc etc?. That is she did not mention what her baseline values wer...
by expert@preeclampsia.org
Mon Nov 14, 638929 9:52 pm
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Topic: How to proceed with changing symptoms?
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How to proceed with changing symptoms?

<t>My blood pressure was slightly elevated at the beginning of my pregnancy and due to my past PE with 2nd child, my doctor has had me also consulting with a high risk doctor. The blood pressures seemed to drop in the 2nd trimester, but increased quickly at the beginning of my third trimester. I had...
by expert@preeclampsia.org
Thu Apr 10, 638927 8:20 pm
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Topic: slight pressure increase, midwife recs transfer?
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Re : slight pressure increase, midwife recs transfer?

<t>I successfully advocated for a midwifery practice at our University practice and initiated a program to welcome women to our obstetrical facility who had been planning an out of hospital birth but developed complications. We hope to be able to continue to help these women meet as many of their bi...
by expert@preeclampsia.org
Thu Apr 10, 638927 8:17 pm
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Topic: slight pressure increase, midwife recs transfer?
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slight pressure increase, midwife recs transfer?

<t>hello, i am new to your forum. i just want to thank you for making this available and helping so many people.<br/> <br/> my question is this; i have a midwife and have planned a home birth. over the last month and a half some issues have come up between us and i feel she is unhappy and not comfor...

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