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12 Oct 2009

Preeclampsia?
Im 20 weeks pregnant with my 3rd baby
I am feeling awefull the last 2 days
I have a terrible headache = feels like a migraine. My lower back (feels like my kidneys) are in pain and I cant really focus very well with my eyes - feels like im seeing spots

Now Im aware of the danger of preeclampsia. Could this be? I dont suffer from high blood pressure. its usually about 110/80

A week ago it was 124/90. Isnt this normal?

What else could my symptoms mean? Im seeing my dr again on wensday bt would like your opinion aswell
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

It is a bit early for pre-eclampsia. It usually starts after 20 weeks. 124/90 is a bit high and you should have a check for protein in the urine. Headaches and backache are quite common in pregnancy as part of the normal changes. I'n sure that you doctor will check things today.

Best wishes
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