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Intrapartum Eclampsia

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

Treatments for Intrapartum Eclampsia

  • IV magnesium sulphate, blood pressure-reducing medication
  • Supportive therapy - oxygen, IV fluids
  • Prompt delivery of the baby
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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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

Intrapartum Eclampsia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Intrapartum Eclampsia

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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

Prognosis for Intrapartum Eclampsia

Prognosis for Intrapartum Eclampsia: Careful monitoring and management of the condition can ensure a good prognosis.

Intrapartum Eclampsia: Broader Related Topics

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