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Postpartum Eclampsia

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

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

Postpartum Eclampsia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Postpartum Eclampsia

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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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Postpartum Eclampsia: Animations

Prognosis for Postpartum Eclampsia

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

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