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Why do the doctors check my urine so frequently?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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Dr. Robert Phillips
Also protein in the urine can be associated with some of the high blood pressure problems of pregnancy
3 doctors agree

In brief: Easy

Many diseases can be discover with a non invasive urine dip.
Diabetes, kidney disease even some cancers. Cheaper than a ct scan.

In brief: Easy

Many diseases can be discover with a non invasive urine dip.
Diabetes, kidney disease even some cancers. Cheaper than a ct scan.
Dr. Johanna Figueroa
Dr. Johanna Figueroa
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