blood pressure high,swelling,bh, and shortness of breath freddddda 1 child; South Carolina 100 posts8th Jan '13
i have been having Braxton hicks a lot and they have slowed down some and I have been relaxing but i noticed my ankles swelling really bad and i mentioned to a friend of mine about how swollen they were and that my.vision has been terrible the last few days. She told me i should check my blood pressure asap. We want to walgreens and had them test it and the left arm was 151/95 heart rate 112 the right arm was 138/102 and heart rate 105. I called hospital and they said to come in. I was just wondering if anyone's experienced this and what happened?
the BEAST Wisconsin 15633 posts8th Jan '13
pre-eclampsia is what it sounds like. that shit's no joke
Melissa Gilmore Due January 13; Michigan 46 posts8th Jan '13
Sounds like pre-eclampsia. I had the symptoms too, luckily I dont have it. They'll do bloodwork and a 24 hour urine collection if they think you do. Good luck
Chelsea Marie Cate Due April 25; Cisco, Texas 250 posts8th Jan '13
Hun it sounds like u got pre e , especially with a bp reading over 140/90 I'd deff go get checked , its something to not mess around with it could put you and your baby in danger and having a blood pressure that high can cause you to stroke out