Symptoms of Eclampsia

Typically patients with eclampsia show signs of pregnancy-induced hypertension and proteinuria prior to the onset of the hallmark symptoms of eclampsia, which include -

  • Seizures
  • Agitation (severe)
  • Unconsciousness for a variable period of time
  • Decreased urine output
  • Headaches
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Pain in the right upper part of the abdomen
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sudden weight gain over 1 to 2 days
  • Swelling of the face or hands
  • Visual impairment
  • Possible musculoskeletal aches and pains after an event caused by trauma

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