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High protein in pregnancy

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly : High protein levels in the urine may be a sign of a condition associated with elevated blood pressure called preeclampsia. This should be assessed by ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Mabel Obeng
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : Yes her 2nd pregnancy will be considered high risk as it sound like she had pre-eclampsia or what some will call toxiemia. Her doctor will monitor he ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
See doctor: There are a number of potential causes including pregnancy and ovarian cysts so it is a good idea to see your doctor for evaluation.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Pregnant proteinuria: Preeclampsia (p) is a syndrome affecting multiple organs and diagnosed by presence of high blood pressure along with loss of protein in urine (> 30 ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malcolm Macdonald
34 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Since the test measures the presence (for a positive test) of the hormone hCG, no foods or diet changes will affect the test result--either positive o ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See dietitian: Congratulations on being so health conscious. The person to best address your question would be a dietitian. I suggest your doctor put in a dietary co ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emmanuel Quaye
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I would consider it high, but it really depends on what your lab's reference range is. If your doctor says it's high, then ask how to get it down.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Whey Protein: Whey protein powder is freely available for athletes. Lean protein such as chicken, turkey, and fish are all good sources of protein. Eggs in partic ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Lots: Meat, peanut butter, lentils are some examples.
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