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Doctor insights on: High Creatinine Levels During Pregnancy

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Why can high hCG levels be bad during early pregnancy?

Why can high hCG levels be bad during early pregnancy?

Yes.: Very high hcg. Levels can indicate an atypical pregnancy such a what is called a molar pregnancy. Strict follow up with your OB is important. ...Read more

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What is elevated levels of ESR and low white blood count indicate during pregnancy?

What is elevated levels of ESR and low white blood count indicate during pregnancy?

See below: Esr's in pregnancy are predictive of nothing. There are several causes of low WBC (including pregnancy. Talk it over with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are considered dangerously high levels of protein in urine during a 24 hour collection during pregnancy?

What are considered dangerously high levels of protein in urine during a 24 hour collection during pregnancy?

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 (> 300 mg per day). If the woman has this level after 20 weeks of pregnancy, it could be a sign of p developing. If this level is found before 20 weeks, it may be due from a pre-existing condition. ...Read more

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What shld be the optimal TSH level during pregnancy? Mine was 2.85 & dr has prescribed 50mg Thyronorm 6 days/week & 25mg 1/week. Too high? 7 wks preg

What shld be the optimal TSH level during pregnancy? Mine was 2.85 & dr has prescribed 50mg Thyronorm 6 days/week & 25mg 1/week. Too high? 7 wks preg

It depends,,,: Since thyroid levels are important during pregnancy, a normal TSH range is the best indicator of no disease. These days, anything around 2.5 is optimal as a higher level could mean an increased risk of hypothyroidism. Control of this is really important for normal fetal development. ...Read more

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I'm 32 weeks pregnant, total leucocytes count is 14, Amniotic fluid level 11cm. Is this leucocytes count high or normal during pregnancy? Plz help me.

I'm 32 weeks pregnant, total leucocytes count is 14, Amniotic fluid level 11cm. Is this leucocytes count high or normal during pregnancy? Plz help me.

Relax: Your results are within normal range - relax. Make sure you drink plenty of fluids daily (water is best), take folic acid ~1 mg orally daily and accept my best wishes for a healthy pregnancy outcome! ...Read more

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Is 140 glucose level in pregnancy high after 2 hours?

Is 140 glucose level in pregnancy high after 2 hours?

Gestational DM??: If you currently have gestational dm, which is implied based on the fact that you are checking 2 hour post-prandial blood sugars, then this value is high - talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it true that high hog levels in early pregnancy is linked to down syndrome?

Is it true that high hog levels in early pregnancy is linked to down syndrome?

Quad Marker Screen: The Quad Marker Screen is done between 15 and 20 weeks of pregnancy in select patients. It looks at levels of AFP, hCG, UE, and Inhibin-A. Low levels of AFP and UE and higher than normal levels of hCG and Inhibin-A COULD indicate that the woman is at higher risk for having a baby with Down's syndrome. It is not even close to 100% accurate (70%-80% at best). ...Read more

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What is the safest medicine to be taken for high pressure (130/90) during pregnancy?

What is the safest medicine to be taken for high pressure (130/90) during pregnancy?

Limited choices: There are a few. Aldactone (spironolactone) is the one I typically go to for my pregnant patients. ...Read more

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Reasons of high hCG levels other than pregnancy?

Reasons of high hCG levels other than pregnancy?

See below: In addition to normal pregnancy, HCG is elevated in ectopic pregnancy, molar pregnancy, retained products of conception, around menopause, and tumors of chorionic tissue. See this site for more information.
http://www. Webmd. Com/baby/human-chorionic-gonadotropin-hcg. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause high liver levels?

Can pregnancy cause high liver levels?

Not normally.: Normal pregnancies should not affect your liver enzyme levels (transaminases). Problem pregnancies can cause hellp syndrome (a life-threatening form of preeclampsia), intrahepatic cholestasis gravidarum (potentially lethal to the fetus) and acute fatty liver (when the male fetus carries a long-chain fatty acid enzyme deficiency) that can also be severe to life-threatening. Hepatitis and gallstones. ...Read more

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What does high levels of hCG mean in early pregnancy?

What does high levels of hCG mean in early pregnancy?

How high?: A blood test will come back "high" for HCG in any woman who is pregnant. Anything positive gets coded as "high" by the lab.

Very high levels may be caused by multiple gestations (twins), abnormal pregnancy, or just be a variation of normal. ...Read more

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Can high prolactin be a sign of pregnancy if htc levels aren't high yet?

Can high prolactin be a sign of pregnancy if htc levels aren't high yet?

See answer: The definative diagnosis for pregnancy is the b-hcg test. Prolactin can be elevated for other reasions. ...Read more

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Cbc test during pregnancy showed high neu. What is that and is it cause for concern?

Cbc test during pregnancy showed high neu. What is that and is it cause for concern?

Possible infection: Neutrophils are the white blood cells that fight bacterial infections. An elevated absolute count can be seen in patients with infections, inflammation like in autoimmune diseases, and in patients who have been given steroids or other drugs to mobilize white cells. Follow up with your doctor to make sure what is causing these lab results. ...Read more

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Can this happen to someone, have high levels of hCG on one pregnancy, and then low levels of hCG on the next one?

Can this happen to someone, have high levels of hCG on one pregnancy, and then low levels of hCG on the next one?

Yes: Hcg levels not only vary between patients but also between pregnancies in the same patient. It can also vary based on the time it was drawn and even on which lab processed the specimen. The important thing is the trend of the rising hormone. A Progesterone level is also helpful in telling the health of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is a thyriod level of 6.2 to bad to be considering pregnancy. I have had hypothyriodism of 3 years but my level has never been this high.?

Is a thyriod level of 6.2 to bad to be considering pregnancy. I have had hypothyriodism of 3 years but my level has never been this high.?

"thyroid level": What, exactly, is 6.2? Is it your TSH? If so, that is slightly high. You say you have been hypothyroid for 3 yr. Are you taking levothyroxine? If so, you need a slightly higher dose. If not, then you should see your doctor and get treated. Hypothyroidism during pregnancy is associated with a lot of bad outcomes, so get this treated before you become pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you have a fantom pregnancy? And would ur blood detect high hCG levels if ur having a fantom pregnancy?

Can you have a fantom pregnancy? And would ur blood detect high hCG levels if ur having a fantom pregnancy?

Phantom Pregnancy: Yes, this rare event is possible. There would be no HCG levels if there is a phantom pregnancy. ...Read more

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Which ieg should be elevated during pregnancy?

Which ieg should be elevated during pregnancy?

No difference: Leg swelling increases during the third trimester of pregnancy. Elevating both legs is usually recommended to help reduce edema of the legs. If you ate having only one leg swelling, then you can elevate the one that is swollen. ...Read more

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Is it true estrogen levels are low during pregnancy?

Is it true estrogen levels are low during pregnancy?

No: Hi. No that's not the least bit true. They actually climb. ...Read more

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Will an increased sugar level during pregnancy affect the baby?

Will an increased sugar level during pregnancy affect the baby?

Yes: The baby will make more Insulin to absorb the extra sugar, grow bigger, and after birth could have low blood sugar. ...Read more

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My gamma GT levels are elevated - can this be due to pregnancy?

My gamma GT levels are elevated - can this be due to pregnancy?

May be: Gamma gt tends to go up at the slightest insult to liver. Are you on any medications? I hope that you are not drinking alcohol during pregnancy. if you are quit entirely and immediately. ...Read more

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What kind of food can I take to increase hemoglobin levels during pregnancy?

What kind of food can I take to increase hemoglobin levels during pregnancy?

Oral iron: It would be easier to take oral iron supplement and multivitamin. See this site for information on iron rich foods.
http://www. Webmd. Com/diet/iron-rich-foods ...Read more

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What's the best thing to eat to improve your energy levels during pregnancy?

What's the best thing to eat to improve your energy levels during pregnancy?

Enough rest and a: Healthy diet and taking your prenantal vitamins and taking extra iron if you are anemic and make sure u do not have hypothroidism which can be checked by blood test. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have low or borderline levels of amino fluid during pregnancy?

What does it mean to have low or borderline levels of amino fluid during pregnancy?

Possibly placental: Amniotic fluid is in fact fetal urine that the baby swallows and recirculates. If the placenta is not providing adequate perfusion to the baby, the baby will not make sufficient amounts of fluid. Similar to an adult drinking enough water to produce urine. Might be treated by increased rest and hydration. ...Read more

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Creatinine (Definition)

Creatinine is a byproduct of creatine phosphate, which is present in muscles. Creatinine levels increase if the ...Read more