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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Is There Increased Risk for Preeclampsia in Moms with Autoimmune Disease?

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Is preeclampsia a higher risk in pregnancies of women who have autoimmune conditions? Why? Preeclampsia is a medical disorder of pregnancy occurring after the 20th week.  Women with preeclampsia have elevated blood pressure, protein in their urine, and usually increased swelling.  If preeclampsia is severe, it poses a real health risk to the health of
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