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Causes of Toxemia

Causes of Toxemia

The exact cause of toxemia is not known. Potential causes include autoimmune disorders, blood vessel abnormalities, diet, and genetic background. Risk factors for toxemia include a multiple pregnancy, obesity, and a history of diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease.

List of causes of Toxemia

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Toxemia) that could possibly cause Toxemia includes:

  • Septicemia
  • Bacteremia
  • Local bacterial infection - although not in the blood, the toxins from local bacteria can cause toxemia from certain infections:

Toxemia: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Toxemia, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Toxemia:

Toxemia: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Toxemia: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Toxemia:

Causes of Broader Categories of Toxemia: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Toxemia as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Toxemia as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Toxemia. Our database lists the following as having Toxemia as a complication of that condition:

Toxemia as a symptom:

Conditions listing Toxemia as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Toxemia. Our database lists the following as having Toxemia as a symptom of that condition:

What causes Toxemia?

Causes: Toxemia: Toxins in the blood usually from bacteria.

Related information on causes of Toxemia:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Toxemia may be found in:


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