Symptoms

Symptoms for preeclampsia vary from person to person. Below are the most common symptoms.

  • Sudden excessive weight gain: over 0.9 kg a week.
  • Excessive swelling (edema): ankles, hands and face, especially around the eyes.
  • Persistent severe headaches.
  • Change in vision:
    • dizziness, blurred vision, temporary loss of vision and sensitivity to light.
  • Upper abdominal pain
    • Under the ribs on the right side, accompanied with nausea.