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what is toxemia?

my little sis has this right now- and she is in labor right now. im terrified. what is this? please let me know what you know....

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Asked by youngandafraid at 1:36 PM on Feb. 27, 2009 in Pregnancy

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    go there!

    Answer by celticreverie at 1:41 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

  • High blood pressure caused by pregnancy, it can be dangerous but if she's in labor (and I'm assuming at the hospital) the drs know what to do. My mom had toxemia with me and we're both fine 26 years later, don't get too worked up about it, if she's under medical care she should be ok.

    Answer by heratyc at 3:01 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

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