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A 26-year-old female asked:

Born 3mths. premature. i had kidney issues up until age 6. i was on kidney meds but grew out of it. im 26&want babies.whats my chance of preeclampsia?

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Dr. Nicole Jarvis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Depends: If your kidney function is totally normal (tests can be done to check this) and you have no blood pressure issues at all, then the chance of getting preeclampsia should be about the same as that of the general population, which is approximately 15%. See your doctor to have kidney function and blood pressure assessed before you start trying to get pregnant.

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Last updated Nov 4, 2015

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