Preeclampsia complications
Preeclampsia

Complications could include:

  • Eclampsia is a rare but severe condition that causes seizures during pregnancy. Seizures are periods of disturbed brain activity that can cause episodes of staring, decreased alertness, and violent shaking (convulsions). Eclampsia affects about on...
    Source:HLCMS
  • When your skin is cut or scraped, you begin to bleed. This is because blood vessels in the area are damaged. Learn how to stop bleeding from bloody noses, scrapes or wounds.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cuts and scratches are areas of damage on the surface of the skin. A cut is a line of damage that can go through the skin and into the muscle tissues below.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bleeding can refer to blood loss inside the body (internal bleeding) or blood loss outside of the body (external bleeding). It can cause bruising, pain, and symptoms of shock. Too much bleeding can lead to death.
    Source:HLCMS
  • HELLP syndrome is an extremely dangerous condition in pregnant women. It includes: Hemolysis, ELevated liver enzymes, Low Platelet count. HELLP symptoms are similar to flu-like symptoms, but other symptoms are possible.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Infant low birth weight (LBW) is when babies weigh less than five pounds, eight ounces at birth. LBW often occurs in babies who are born prematurely, before 37 weeks of gestation.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Blindness is the inability to see anything, including light. It can be partial or complete, and can be caused by a number of different diseases, or be present at birth.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Kidney failure occurs when the kidneys lose the ability to sufficiently filter waste from the blood. Many factors can interfere with kidney health and function, such as toxic exposure to environmental pollutants and chemical food preservatives, ce...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A blood urea nitrogen (BUN) test checks kidney function by measuring how much urea nitrogen is in your blood.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Amnesia is a partial or total loss of memory.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An epidural hematoma occurs when blood fills the area between the skull and the protective covering of the brain. It usually results from a traumatic injury to the head, and puts you at risk for brain damage or death.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Agnosia is a neuropsychological disorder characterized by the inability to recognize common objects, people, or sounds, in the absence of perceptual disability.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dysarthria is a motor-speech disorder. It causes the inability to coordinate or control the muscles in your face, mouth, and respiratory system.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Coma, from the Greek word "koma," meaning deep sleep, is a state of extreme unresponsiveness, in which an individual exhibits no voluntary movement or behavior.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Placental abruption occurs when the placenta begins to peel away from the uterus too soon, while the baby still needs its supply oxygen and nutrients. This can cause dangerous problems for both the mother and baby.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hemorrhagic shock occurs when the body begins to shut down due to heavy blood loss. People suffering injuries that cause heavy bleeding may go into hemorrhagic shock if the bleeding isn't stopped immediately. Common causes of hemorrhagic shock are...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hypovolemic shock, also called hemorrhagic shock, is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent (one-fifth) of your body's blood or fluid supply. This severe fluid loss makes it impossible for the heart to pump su...
    Source:HLCMS
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