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Posted by: Pennywise | 2006/10/26

Severe swelling in lower part of body

Hi
Since 20 weeks I had mild swelling but at 22 weeks went to severe swelling and this doen't dissapear even with bed rest. My blood pressure went up from 100/60 to 124/76 in the past 3 weeks. My gynea want me to check my blood pressure + urine (had a bit of blood in urine on Monday but is gone now)every second day for the next 3-4 weeks. My mother had the same problem but she got extreme high blood pressure at 31 weeks and had to deliver my sister at 8 months and she was mostly hospitilized with me, do you think I'm on my way to the same problem?

Regards
Pennywise
29w

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It is not possible to say whether or not that will happen, but your doctor is taking precautions to pick it up early if it does happen.

Best wishes

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