I woke up to go potty and realized I have like sudden intense swelling in my right hand and arm and I haven't had any noticeable swelling before! it was completely out of the blue and wasnt there like 5 hours ago. i just went to the ER for something else like 2 days ago and dont want to go back so soon so i wanna know first if i should. im almost 37 weeks pregnant. i used some hydrocortisone ointment on my face for an itchy patch earlier tonight, thats teh only thing different. my doc had said it was ok. could the cortisone be doing this??Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 5:42 AM on Oct. 18, 2009 in Pregnancy
Answer by reflect1light at 5:48 AM on Oct. 18, 2009
Answer by Steph319 at 6:47 AM on Oct. 18, 2009
You can always call an advice nurse to see if you should go in.
I would if it were me because unusual swelling (especially near the end of pregnancy) is a symptom of preeclampsia http://www.preeclampsia.org/about.Asp
Answer by mogencreative at 10:12 AM on Oct. 18, 2009
Answer by Proudparent707 at 10:24 AM on Oct. 18, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 10:42 AM on Oct. 18, 2009
Answer by admckenzie at 11:42 AM on Oct. 18, 2009
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