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Protein in Urine?

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4 years ago
I am 36 weeks pregnant and was just told about having protein in my urine, if someone could tell me more about it and the risks that I have I would appreciate it. My doctor told me I might have to be induced early because of it.

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4 years ago
I am in my 25th week of pregnancy and I have had a trace of protein in my urine a couple of times. My appts are always early in the morning so my doctor told me to drink a ton of water before I come in and that would help. When I started doing that the trace of protein went away so in the end my body was just a little dehydrated in the morning from going pee all night long and not drinking anything all night.  Before your next appt try drinking a ton of water and see if maybe it clears up a little bit. Good luck!!!
4 years ago
Protein in your urine can be from dehydration and can also be a sign of preeclampsia. At an appointment of mine in early June I had a good amount of protein in my urine and right away the doc told me I need to be drinking more water, at least 2 liters a day. Well I made sure I carried a water bottle around all day long and from then on I only had a trace of protein every time which the nurse said they don't worry about too much. But since you are 36 weeks and it is high now it may be preeclampsia and could harm the baby. High blood pressure goes along with that, has your blood pressure gone up at all?
4 years ago
thank you megnett,I don't think it is dehydration because I drink water and only water from the time I awake in the am to the time I go to bed.  I think it might be an early sign of preclampsia which is scaring me.  I go see the doctor tomorrow.  Yes my blood pressure has been up a little but not everyday.

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