It is appropriate that your doctor is concerned. Concern is the correct word - not panic. This could be the first sign of a potential problem. On the other hand it could be months before your BP rises further.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¢ Follow-up with your doctor
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¢ Tell him or her of abdominal pain, headache, nausea and vomiting
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¢ Keep up with the baby moving
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¢ Ask about your baby's growth
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I went to the doctor yesterday and my BP was 142/70. Normal for me is usually about 118 or 120/68 or 70. My doc is having me come back in a week to recheck my BP - and if it's higher he's going to start me on meds. At what reading should I become concerned? Do people's BP's fluctuate at times, or does it look like I'm on the road to pre-e? He said that all my urine tests have been perfect to date. By the way, I'm 23 weeks and 5 days.
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