Intrapartum Eclampsia: Introduction
Intrapartum Eclampsia: Intrapartum eclampsia is the development of seizures or coma in pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure. Intrapartum means that it occurs during the delivery of the baby. Eclampsia is a serious condition which requires urgent medical treatment. Eclampsia may be associated with moderate as well as significant increases in blood pressure. The blood pressure can return to normal after delivery or may persist for a period of time.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Intrapartum Eclampsia is available below.
Symptoms of Intrapartum Eclampsia
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symptoms of Intrapartum Eclampsia
Treatments for Intrapartum Eclampsia
- IV magnesium sulphate, blood pressure-reducing medication
- Supportive therapy - oxygen, IV fluids
- Prompt delivery of the baby
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Intrapartum Eclampsia:
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Intrapartum Eclampsia?
Intrapartum Eclampsia: Complications
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Causes of Intrapartum Eclampsia
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Less Common Symptoms of Intrapartum Eclampsia
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Intrapartum Eclampsia: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Intrapartum Eclampsia
Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is
an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms.
There are often four symptoms and conditions...read more »
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack,...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of the...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat....read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack,
whereas there are various less dangerous...read more »
Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form
of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer.
Its symptoms can be an...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure....read more »
Over-diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension in obese patients: A diagnosis
of pulmonary hypertension, particularly pulmonary arterial hypertension,
is often a misdiagnosis in obese patients.
Exertional dyspnea leads to a diagnostic...read more »
Obesity-related conditions undiagnosed in children: A variety of conditions
are associated with obesity (see obesity), but these tend to be undiagnosed more often
in child patients than in adults....read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children.
Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can be...read more »
Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure
to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms of celiac disease)
is linked to adverse fetal outcomes.
See...read more »
Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status
can affect her level of fertility.
Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are...read more »
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Intrapartum Eclampsia: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Intrapartum Eclampsia
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Intrapartum Eclampsia: Rare Types
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Intrapartum Eclampsia: Animations
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Prognosis for Intrapartum Eclampsia
Prognosis for Intrapartum Eclampsia:
Careful monitoring and management of the condition can ensure a good prognosis.
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Intrapartum Eclampsia: Broader Related Topics
Types of Intrapartum Eclampsia
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