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    Preeclampsia is a potentially dangerous condition that usually occurs in the second half of pregnancy. It is accompanied by high blood pressure, rapid weight gain, protein in the urine, and swelling. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about preeclampsia, how it is diagnosed, treated, and much more.

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    Pre-eclampsia, sometimes called toxemia of pregnancy, may develop into the more severe eclampsia, which is pre-eclampsia together with seizure.

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