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I’m 37 weeks pregnant, I already have high blood pressure.

Patient: I’m 37 weeks pregnant, I already have high blood pressure. I went to the hospital last week for preeclampsia and so far I don’t have it. But right now I’m very dizzy and my vision is coming and going. I took Tylenol an hour ago, and laid down but it hasn’t helped. What should I do?

 

 

Doctor: Vision problems in Preeclampsia is an obstetric emergency! It may be life threatening! Please rush to the nearest ObGy s ervices or A&E Dept.I wish you a speedy recovery.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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