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What is Toxemia?

What is Toxemia?

  • Toxemia: A medical condition that occurs when there is a release of toxins from bacteria within the bloodstream.
  • Toxemia: an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Toxemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Toxemia, or a subtype of Toxemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Toxemia: Introduction

Types of Toxemia:

Types of Toxemia:

Broader types of Toxemia:

What causes Toxemia?

Causes of Toxemia: see causes of Toxemia
Cause of Toxemia: Toxins in the blood usually from bacteria.

What are the symptoms of Toxemia?

Symptoms of Toxemia: see symptoms of Toxemia

Can anyone else get Toxemia?

More information: see contagiousness of Toxemia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Toxemia

Toxemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Toxemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Toxemia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Toxemia: Obstetrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Toxemia.
Treatments for Toxemia: see treatments for Toxemia
Research for Toxemia: see research for Toxemia

Name and Aliases of Toxemia

Main name of condition: Toxemia

Other names or spellings for Toxemia:

Toxemia of pregnancy, Toxaemia of pregnancy, Toxaemia
Source - WordNet 2.1

Preeclampsia, Preeclamptic toxemia, Pregnancy-induced hypertension
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Toxemia: Related Conditions

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