Symptoms of convulsions and poisoning in pregnancy
Preeclampsia can occur mild or even severe. It can be said to be mild preeclampsia if your pregnancy is characterized by hypertension 160/90 mmHg and protein in the urine (+1). Meanwhile, if your pregnancy is accompanied by hypertension 160/110 mmHg and protein in the urine (+3), it is included in severe preeclampsia or eclampsia. However, if your blood pressure reaches 135/85 mmHg, pregnant women should always be vigilant if your pregnancy is accompanied by various complaints such as: prolonged headaches, heartburn pain, your legs look more swollen, nausea to vomiting, and there is a disturbance in your vision that makes your vision blurry, this condition can be categorized as severe pre-eclampsia.
The cause of pregnancy poisoning is not known for sure, but according to some experts, this disease occurs at the time of placentation or the process of forming structures as well as the type of placenta, namely during the early days of pregnancy, the attachment of the placenta to the uterine wall. At that time, what should happen is the change in blood vessels in the uterus as well as the placenta, so that the mother’s uterus can meet all the blood needs of the placenta as well as the fetus. However, in mothers with preeclampsia, changes in the uterine blood vessels do not occur completely. So that it can cause complications that affect the mother and baby. It is suspected that this is caused by genetic disorders, abnormalities in the mother’s immune system, imbalance of oxygen and antioxidants, system disorders in blood clotting, and pregnancy accompanied by diabetes, excess weight, and even abnormalities in the kidneys.
Trimester 2 and 3
Preeclampsia is common in pregnancy 2nd trimester after 20 weeks of pregnancy, and often occurs in the 3rd trimester after 30 weeks of gestation. Symptoms of preeclampsia can occur before 20 weeks of pregnancy, but cases like this are very rare. The earlier the symptoms of preeclampsia occur, the worse the pragnosis will be.
Eclampsia is a continuation of preeclampsia
If you don’t immediately treat the symptoms of preeclampsia, then pregnant women have a very high risk of bleeding in the brain, kidney failure, swelling of the lungs, collapse, and also eclampsia. Eclampsia is an advanced stage of preeclampsia disorder that begins with seizure symptoms that can have serious consequences for pregnant women and their babies.
Get outpatient or inpatient care
If a pregnant woman has been diagnosed with preeclampsia or eclampsia, the best way to protect pregnant women is to have a baby. However, this can not always be done considering that there are some gestational ages that are too young to be born. If pregnant women experience mild preeclampsia, usually pregnant women are allowed by doctors to undergo outpatient care, provided that they must always control
his blood pressure. If a pregnant woman is included in severe preeclampsia, it is mandatory for pregnant women to undergo total treatment in the hospital.
Preeclampsia accompanied by convulsions, this means that pregnant women are included in the condition of eclampsia. It is a very serious condition and must be treated immediately. If this case of eclampsia occurs in pregnant women, immediately take the pregnant woman to the hospital for intensive treatment.