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by alviarin
Sun Apr 30, 2006 02:18 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Rh Factor
Replies: 9
Views: 2518

Re : Rh Factor

Interesting. I'm O- as well (and my husband and son are O+).

by alviarin
Sun Apr 23, 2006 08:05 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: pre eclampsia ques
Replies: 12
Views: 812

Re : pre eclampsia ques

<t>quote:Originally posted by deerhart<br/> <br/> No, post-eclamptic would indicate a time period after developing eclampsia. The term I am familiar with for PE after birth is Post Partum preeclampsia.<br/> <br/> Preeclampsia is called that because its the time period before eclampsia (seizures) thu...
by alviarin
Sun Apr 23, 2006 02:59 pm
Forum: Ask the Experienced
Topic: pre eclampsia ques
Replies: 12
Views: 812

Re : pre eclampsia ques

<t>My sister-in-law became "post-eclamptic" with her second pregnancy. She was very swollen/retaining fluid and her bp was high for a few days *after* the birth of her daughter.<br/> <br/> Is post-eclamptic the same kind of thing as pre-eclamptic, just one develops before birth and one develops afte...
by alviarin
Sun Apr 23, 2006 02:46 pm
Forum: Misc
Topic: Has anyone read about endo and pe?
Replies: 9
Views: 691

Re : Has anyone read about endo and pe?

<t>My sister had a lot of luck with her laproscopy two years ago. She had been living with almost constant adominal pain and very heavy periods so within a week of the surgery she felt a lot better (the docs didn't catch her endometriosis until she passed out from the pain one day and ended up at th...
by alviarin
Tue Apr 18, 2006 08:01 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 20 weeks pregnant, elevated BP
Replies: 6
Views: 872

Re : 20 weeks pregnant, elevated BP

<t>Thanks, my ob wants me to come back in two weeks, and I know what warning signs to look out for based on my last pregnancy. <br/> <br/> Per my request, my husband picked up a BP monitor on the way home from work. Instead of just worrying about my BP, hopefully I can be a little productive and mea...
by alviarin
Tue Apr 18, 2006 03:51 pm
Forum: HELLP Syndrome Survivors and Underlying Disorders
Topic: Autoimmune system and HELLP
Replies: 10
Views: 2282

Re : Autoimmune system and HELLP

<t>quote:Originally posted by grantbugs<br/> <br/> Anyone have Lupus or have Lupus in their family history, and have had HELLP?<br/> <br/> <br/> Thyroid disease and lupus run in my extended family on my mother's side, but I'm the only one to develop PE. I was put on thyroid meds before I became preg...
by alviarin
Tue Apr 18, 2006 02:03 pm
Forum: Misc
Topic: Has anyone read about endo and pe?
Replies: 9
Views: 691

Re : Has anyone read about endo and pe?

<t>Thyroid disease (and lupus) run in my extended family, and I have read that endometriosis and PE are more common in those with thyroid problems. <br/> <br/> I have one hypo sister with endometriosis, and another sister who might also have endometriosis.<br/> <br/> I have read that if you have one...
by alviarin
Tue Apr 18, 2006 01:11 pm
Forum: Pregnant Again?
Topic: 20 weeks pregnant, elevated BP
Replies: 6
Views: 872

20 weeks pregnant, elevated BP

<t>Hi I'm new to this message board. <br/> <br/> I have a son who will turn 2 in May, and I developed pre-eclampsia during his pregnancy and had to be induced at 38 weeks gestation, narrowly avoiding an emergency C-section.<br/> <br/> I just went in for my 20 week checkup today and the good news ult...

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