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Preaclampcia Jess Huggard Due April 28; Maryborough, Australia 25 posts
27th Mar '13

Ok so I'm 35 weeks and found out about a week or so ago that I might have preaclampcia I've done my 24 h pee test just waiting for the results to come back I know my doc has be asking if I've had swelling in my feet and that and just the normal amount but Today I went for a nap and I woke up and my feet are swollen its been about an hour now and there stil swollen I got a doc app tomorrow but should I be worried cos the swelling hasn't gone down?

White Chocolate Milk 1 child; Chelsea, Alabama 12303 posts
27th Mar '13

Make sure you are drinking plenty of fluid. Keep your feet up and relax as much as possible. Unless you start feeling any other signs or symptoms of pre e then I would just wait it out until the morning and make sure you let your doctor know about the swelling. It can take a while for swelling to go down normally.

Falisha Flegal 1 child; Washington 447 posts
27th Mar '13

Check your blood pressure if its bad go in

Jess Huggard Due April 28; Maryborough, Australia 25 posts
27th Mar '13

How am I spose to check my blood pressure ??

Falisha Flegal 1 child; Washington 447 posts
27th Mar '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Jess Huggard:</b>" How am I spose to check my blood pressure ??"</blockquote>




Most malls, pharmacys things like that have the machines for it. However the best and most accurate place to get it checked is at a fire station. My doc told me to go there many times :)

White Chocolate Milk 1 child; Chelsea, Alabama 12303 posts
27th Mar '13

Ok so I read an article and it said to check your neck pulse, the femoral pulse (the one in your leg) and the one in your wrist. If you can feel the one in your wrist it could mean your blood pressure is elevated, or your bottom number is likely over 80. So feel for that, if it is easy to feel/find then it could be elevated. I would still just wait until tomorrow unless you start feeling dizzy.




http://www.livestrong.com/article/246136-how-to-diagnose-blood-pressure-without-a-blood-pressure-cuff/