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by arbarton
Tue Aug 21, 2007 01:46 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: Pre-e diagnosis without swelling?
Replies: 4
Views: 491

Re : Pre-e diagnosis without swelling?

<t>I have high BP and protein with only slight swelling so far and my doc said that its pre-e. I am also having other symptoms as well. Seeing spots and lights...dizziness, that sort of thing. So, I would say that its possible. Every woman that I have heard or read about experienced different combin...
by arbarton
Tue Aug 21, 2007 01:41 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: just diagnosed w/pe..update..need DR advice
Replies: 12
Views: 1283

Re : just diagnosed w/pe..update..need DR advice

<t>I switched OBs this morning....hopefully I will have better luck this time[:)] I told the nurse what my situation was but she still said they couldn't see me until Friday. Oh well. Im going to keep logging my BP and kick counts. If anything changes I will go to L&D....<br/> <br/> One quick qu...
by arbarton
Mon Aug 20, 2007 07:58 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: just diagnosed w/pe..update..need DR advice
Replies: 12
Views: 1283

Re : just diagnosed w/pe..update..need DR advice

<t>No, this is a different OB that with DS. But, I had PIH with him and she didn't even put me on meds. I went to the L&D at 37 weeks with a BP of 178/120. They kept me in bed until it went down then sent me home. I was also swollen horribly - couldnt lace my shoes at all. At all my doctor appts...
by arbarton
Mon Aug 20, 2007 03:41 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: just diagnosed w/pe..update..need DR advice
Replies: 12
Views: 1283

Re : just diagnosed w/pe..update..need DR advice

<t>Well, after 2 hours on my left side BP reading was 140/81 pulse at 99. I called the nurse back, gave her the reading and requested 24hr urine test. She paged my doc then called my back. While I was waiting for her call, I got up to get some water and my heart felt like it was racing....took my BP...
by arbarton
Mon Aug 20, 2007 02:38 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: just diagnosed w/pe..update..need DR advice
Replies: 12
Views: 1283

Re : just diagnosed w/pe..update..need DR advice

ok....i will ask for the jug!!!! [:)] you guys have been great....thanks for all the advice.....
by arbarton
Mon Aug 20, 2007 02:18 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: just diagnosed w/pe..update..need DR advice
Replies: 12
Views: 1283

Re : just diagnosed w/pe..update..need DR advice

<t>When I call them back to report the BP reading in a little while I am going to ask if I can come in and get my urine checked, have blood taken for PE labs, and possibly a non stress test. If I have any problems with them doing that for me then I will start looking for another doctor. I am just wo...
by arbarton
Mon Aug 20, 2007 01:52 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: just diagnosed w/pe..update..need DR advice
Replies: 12
Views: 1283

just diagnosed w/pe..update..need DR advice

<t>I have been monitoring my BP and since last night before bed I have been getting readings of 155/90 and even higher. I am on BP meds. I called my doc and was told to lay on my left side for two hours and then take my bp again and call them back. I would like them to be more concerned.....I mean, ...
by arbarton
Sun Aug 19, 2007 11:21 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: just diagnosed with pre-e.....need advice pls....
Replies: 15
Views: 1210

Re : just diagnosed with pre-e.....need advice pls....

<t>Thanks so much for the info and the help. I am checking my BP at home but its very irregular. When I tell my doc about the spikes that I see, she doesn't seem concerned. My BP stays about 135/95 (approx) while resting, but when im moving around its gets high (over 140/90) and can reach into the 1...
by arbarton
Sun Aug 19, 2007 03:51 am
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: just diagnosed with pre-e.....need advice pls....
Replies: 15
Views: 1210

just diagnosed with pre-e.....need advice pls....

<t>Hello to everyone and thanks for reading!!! [:)]<br/> <br/> I am 27 weeks pregnant with baby #2 and have just been diagnosed with pre-e. I had PIH with baby #1 but that never progressed to pre-e. I guess I'm just a little scared and wanting advice from others who have been there....<br/> <br/> My...

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