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Pregnant. Albumin traces found in urine. Had hypertension. On ecospirin 75mg. No medicine for diabetes. What to do?

hi doctor ,iam 27weeks pregnant urine albumine shows trace .from 24 weeks onwards i had hypertension ,iam taking tab ecospirin 75mg in the night,and tab.alphadopa 250mg in morning and night and 125mg in the afternoon. last time my sugar level was 160mg/ 102mg/dl.for diabetics no medication ,only diet controlling.sir,what i can do my urine albumine is trace ?
Asked On : Sun, 24 Jun 2012
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.

High blood pressure during pregnancy is suggestive of a clinical condition called "preeclampsia".
This condition is associated with positive urine albumin levels as well as lower limb swelling (pedal edema). I wonder if you also have swelling of feet. If yes, then you have the classical symptoms of preeclampsia.

Preeclampsia is a concerning problem associated with pregnancy. When left unattended, it can lead to complications such as occurrence of convulsion. Proper treatment of preeclampsia involves keeping blood pressures under control, regular monitoring of urine albumin levels as well as resting well.

Your condition is concerning and needs regular follow up with your gynecologist. Treatment involves continued treatment of hypertension and monitoring urine albumin levels.

Hope this answers your query.

Answered: Mon, 25 Jun 2012
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