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Pregnant with abdominal pain, pain in the kidney area and headaches. High BP. Guidance?

I m 32 weeks pregnant, have been getting abdominal pain , pain in the kidney area and headaches . My dip stick urine results at MW app late weeks showed I had protein +, Glucose , and white blood cells as well as trace blood, but my bllod presure was normal at the time. I have since used a home blood presure test and it keeps registering as high ranging from 140/56 to 160/80
Asked On : Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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The raised systolic blood pressure is not very worrisome in pregnancy. you need to have a salt restricted diet to keep your blood pressure in control. The presence of protein in the urine needs to be investigated further to assess the renal damage.
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Answered: Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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