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If you have
preeclampsia, you will need regular exams to assess
whether your condition is becoming more severe. Your exams may include:
With frequent physical exams, your doctor or
nurse-midwife can closely monitor your condition. Noticing small but important
changes makes it possible to catch complications in their early stages and to
assess how rapidly they are progressing.
Laboratory tests are
also important for monitoring preeclampsia. Often changes in the blood and
urine occur before you start to notice physical symptoms of severe
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerWilliam Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Current as ofMarch 16, 2017
Current as of:
March 16, 2017
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
& Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
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