Postpartum Eclampsia: Introduction
Postpartum Eclampsia: Postpartum eclampsia is the development of seizures or coma in pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure. Postpartum means that it soon after the delivery. Eclampsia is a serious condition which requires urgent medical treatment. Eclampsia may be associated with moderate as well as significant increases in blood pressure.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Postpartum Eclampsia is available below.
Symptoms of Postpartum Eclampsia
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symptoms of Postpartum Eclampsia
Treatments for Postpartum Eclampsia
- IV magnesium sulphate, blood pressure-reducing medication, anti-seizure medication
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Postpartum Eclampsia?
Postpartum Eclampsia: Complications
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Causes of Postpartum Eclampsia
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Less Common Symptoms of Postpartum Eclampsia
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Postpartum Eclampsia: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Postpartum 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...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...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 conditions which may be ...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal.
It...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...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 inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a ...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.
The "cuff"...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...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.
Some of the overlooked...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...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...read more »
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Postpartum Eclampsia: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Postpartum Eclampsia
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Postpartum Eclampsia: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Postpartum Eclampsia
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Prognosis for Postpartum Eclampsia
Prognosis for Postpartum Eclampsia:
Careful monitoring and management of the condition can ensure a good prognosis.
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