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Pre-eclampsia after birth? Possible?

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Elizabeth22 Fri 19-Oct-12 14:10:51

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LadyMaryCreepyCrawley Fri 19-Oct-12 14:12:22

You can also get these symptoms with anaemia, which is really common after childbirth. You're better off popping to see your GP. smile

Elizabeth22 Fri 19-Oct-12 19:40:09

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IShallCallYouSquishy Fri 19-Oct-12 19:47:15

YY to anaemia. My BP went very high at the end of my pregnancy, flashing lights, dizziness and kept getting sent to hospital for monitoring. Only on the 3rd trip did someone think to do a blood test, for it to come back with a very low iron count. DD is 5months and I'm still on tablets angry

LadyMaryCreepyCrawley Fri 19-Oct-12 20:09:08

I'm anaemic. I get chest palpitations, headaches, dizzyness and pains in my legs. I'm not pregnant, haven't been for 14 years. wink

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