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I'm 33 weeks pregnant and have had slight swelling on my hands and feet, tonight I have noticed that the swelling has gone slightly up my arms and seem to have a very slight rash too.. what could this be? Any advice or tips would be great :)
(Blood pressure is normal)


Asked by a-mee at 12:15 AM on Aug. 15, 2010 in Pregnancy

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Answers (5)
  • Drink more water, stay off your feet, and watch the BP. Swelling can happen a few weeks before the BP spikes up during preeclampsia. I was very swollen for about 3 weeks before my BP spiked up; and I had an emergency Csection the next day.

    Answer by musichollie at 12:17 AM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • Call your doctor, could be preclampcia, sorry about spelling

    Answer by dancinintherain at 12:17 AM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • you could have eaten more salt than usual.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 12:17 AM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • I agree, I would at least call your doc and get checked out. Preclampsia (sp?) is nothing to mess around with

    Answer by AshJoe05 at 12:29 AM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • yes let your doctor know so they can make sure you don't have preeclampsia

    Answer by hotrodmomma at 2:15 AM on Aug. 15, 2010