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8778737 tn?1413827423

swollen

I woke up this morning extremely swollen. Not just my feet... But everywhere. I don't have a freakin doctor, because my insurance is screwing with me. But, is there anything I should be worrying about... And anything I dmcan do to prevent this.

Also, been having.. Contractions.. Or it could be Braxton Hicks... Idk. But they're terrible when I walk more than 20mins.  :(
I'm 33weeks Thursday... And I've been told by few, that I've dropped. +.+ oh jeez
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Avatar universal
If you are swollen everywhere you.might need to go in anyways because that's a sign of preeclampsia which is very serious for you and your baby. If anything you should go check your blood pressure at a pharmacy and if it's high you need to go in asap.
8778737 tn?1413827423
Oh crap... That's scary. I'll let my husband know...
Avatar universal
Go to doc ASAP if u have a doc or not baby is more important
Avatar universal
Yes like lala said that is a sign of preeclampsia and you should go just to be checked out very dangerous for you and baby if it is hope all goes well with you and baby goodluck
Avatar universal
I know that insurances like medicaid will date back and take care of past hospital visits if you aren't covered by them right now.
8778737 tn?1413827423
Yikes.... Uhh, should I tell the husband to take me now??
Avatar universal
Yes tell him to take u now!
9228714 tn?1402809043
Yes you need to go in now because that's serious symptoms! I've heard if you wake up swollen everywhere its a very bad sign hurry to the hospital your baby is in danger :(
Avatar universal
If you have a way to get your blood pressure checked do that. That is a big sign of pre eclampsia is high bp. Swelling is normal towards the end of pregnancy it could be you ate salty food, hot weather walking alot etc. But if you worried I would definitely go in better safe then sorry good luck!
Avatar universal
And some women do wake up swollen everywhere my midwife said that is normal I was just seen Friday for this
8778737 tn?1413827423
Ohhhh... So, rather than scare myself, just go check my blood pressure before anything? Because I wanna go in, but I just got a temporary medicaid approval.. Til I get my card, but idk. I DONT HAVE a specific doc. (I know I'm terrible. Bad situation)

And I've done good so far in the pregnancy, that I haven't freaked out over anything.. I read to relax, and go smoothly with decisions.

So, first step... Check my blood pressure? If its high... Go in?
8778737 tn?1413827423
Thank you loves. I'm going to do things tomorrow....
Avatar universal
Yes, if it's 140/90 sit down, put yout feet up and chill out and then take it again. If its still high and your still swollen give your dr a call.
8778737 tn?1413827423
Awesome. Thank you mommas!
Avatar universal
Yes check your blood pressure before anything. Relax before you check it though if you worked up it will be higher then normal. If it high wait 10 minutes and check it again if still high head on in. I just went threw this on friday. I put a post up close to this and everyone told me it was pre clampsia I freaked out was crying and went Into the er. They said BP was good and urine was great. It must of just been something I ate or just a flare up.
8778737 tn?1413827423
Wow.... Thank you. My sister is bringing me one today. Ahah
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