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A 44-year-old member asked:

Why do the doctors check my urine so frequently?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Many things: We check your urine for a couple of reasons. First, infection. Uti's can be silent in pregnancy. Second, we check the glucose. If it is really high you may be at risk for diabetes.
Dr. Robert Phillips
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Also protein in the urine can be associated with some of the high blood pressure problems of pregnancy
Dec 17, 2011
Dr. Johanna Figueroa
Urology 24 years experience
Easy: Many diseases can be discover with a non invasive urine dip. Diabetes, kidney disease even some cancers. Cheaper than a ct scan.

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