Swelling During Pregnancy (Severe)

During pregnancy, swelling that may be a sign of a more serious problem may include: Weight gain of 2 lb (0.9 kg) or more during a 24-hour period. New and increasing swelling, especially in your face, hands, or feet. Swelling in your feet that does not improve even after you lie on your side for several hours.

Swelling During Pregnancy (Severe)

Swelling During Pregnancy (Severe)

During pregnancy, swelling that may be a sign of a more serious problem may include:

  • Weight gain of2 lb (0.9 kg) or more during a 24-hour period.
  • New and increasing swelling, especially in your face, hands, or feet.
  • Swelling in your feet that does not improve even after you lie on your side for several hours.

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Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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