Originally Posted by gossamer
Satori, how are things? What did the Dr. say?
ugh, I'm ready to slap some medical "professionals"! I finally saw the OB today and I've gained 16lbs in 19 days! My BP is rising fast and was actually high for ME last night when I went to the ER for pain under my right rib. Dipstick wouldn't check my liver functions because I wasn't jaundiced looking so I was obviously fine and decided I needed a friggin tox screen instead
: Anyway, my OB kinda blew me off today and just suggested bedrest and paying a visit to the high risk clinic on Thursday since I'm not presenting with "typical" pre-e, why the heck do they think protein should be the first thing to show up? He wont even order a 24 hour urine to check for it! Says his dip sticks are just fine when I know they can be wrong and miss it. I mean honestly, I've got all this:
16lb gain in 19 days and not eating enough to account for that much and its not helping that its staying distributed in my body but at night I swell up like crazy and my poor feet and hands burn like there on fire.
vision blurring on occasion (keep thinking my glasses are really dirty when there not)
pain under my right rib and right shoulder pain
indigestion from hell
swelling with occasional pitting in hands and feet
nausea is back
and i'm only 25 weeks, i've got a right to be concerned! I know this baby will be here very early at this rate but I also know they can do things like give steriods to help the baby out even if I manage to hold out another couple weeks.
At least the baby is active to reassure me she's ok.