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Pregnant, baby has swelling in kidney. What action could be taken? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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Doctor:Please proceed with your query 34 weeks baby has swelling in the kidney...doc says we need to wait till delivery for any further action...what could be action taken
Doctor:Yes, that is right
Doctor:You can repeat the ultrasound and check for fetal well being
Doctor:May I know the expected date of delivery?
User:i have done it 2wise...measurement remains same both the query is what type of treatment will my baby undergo
User:am due on 25th April
Doctor:The swelling in the kidneys are usually benign
Doctor:They are just asymptomatic cysts
Doctor:Which do not need any treatment
Doctor:But, it will depend on what kind of swelling it is in the kidney
Doctor:Treatment will depend on the extent of the disease
User:ok thanks..let me wait and watch
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