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Preeclampsia Urinalysis Protein
UA is also known as Urinalysis. A ua is a urinalysis, or chemical and microscopic analysis of the urine. The standard urinalysis is performed with a dipstick test for ph, blood, protein, sugar, and ketones. In addition, a urinalysis usually includes a microscope examination to identify if the urine contains cells, "casts" (structures that indicate a problem originating in the kidney) or crystals (such as ...Read more
My dr found an increase of protein in my urine and has ordered a preeclampsia test for me i 'v done a little research and now i'm extremely worried ?
Good to do the tests: Preeclampsia is usually diagnosed by elevated BP and protein in the urine. A 24-hour urine collection is important for the determination of how much protein is present. Spot check of protein is unreliable - could be contamination or a sign of mild infection. You will know what is happening after getting the test results. Be sure to report severe headaches, abd pain, and/or vision changes. ...Read more
Preeclampsia is caused by high protein in urine. Is that caused by eating too much protein, as is too much egg, milk, etc?Please explain. Avoidable?
Not known: There are many theories but know one knows for sure. Many thins probably contribute. ...Read more
Im doing the 24 hr urine creatitine total protein test and a few blood test to check my liver and kindeys...I know the doctor suspects preeclampsia..But does it mean I for sure have it? Just because im doing test or is that why im doing them?
Proceed with caution: The tests you mention are a way to look for the early warning signs of a condition that is potentially deadly for you& baby. Preeclampsia(pe) can progress without obvious symptoms you would feel, so looking at the tests is a cautious way of preparing to act if specialized rx is needed. Many are tested that won't progress to pe & sometimes the tests are repeated over several days when needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can preeclampsia be possible if no high BP (possible that prescription buspirone/sertraline keeping BP low?) have had occasional protein trace in urine....
My sister has sever preeclampsia.her GA33+4,24 hrs protin 2750,platelet 17, LFT ALP 504,,RFT NORMAL,B/P avereg 160/100 what should we do?docters quit
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