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Which test is more telling for kidney issues in pregnancy: blood work or urine test for protein?

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Dr. Richard Godt
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Both

Toxemia of pregnancy may be revealed by protein in the urine along with other signs and symptoms such as elevated blood pressure, significant edema, blurred vision, abdominal pain.
Blood work assists in the diagnosis and prognosis.

In brief: Both

Toxemia of pregnancy may be revealed by protein in the urine along with other signs and symptoms such as elevated blood pressure, significant edema, blurred vision, abdominal pain.
Blood work assists in the diagnosis and prognosis.
Dr. Richard Godt
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Dr. Azen Jukic
Pathology

In brief: Both

Both test need to be done and they need to be interpreted in the context of clinical presentation.

In brief: Both

Both test need to be done and they need to be interpreted in the context of clinical presentation.
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Dr. Azen Jukic
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