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Unable to conceive, three children, ovulated for one night. History of kidney failure. Treatment?

I have had past kindney failure but it didn t hender me getting pregnant with my last child. We have been tracking fertility and everything possible and can t seem to get pregnant with baby #4 any suggestions? Any at all. I also only ovulated for one night for about 12 hours it showed. Any suggestions at all to over drive ovulation?
Asked On : Wed, 12 Sep 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi Ajgambrell,
Welcome back to Healthcare Magic Physician's Desk!
Four children are a sufficient family I think, especially when you are having deranged renal profile.
It is risky to be pregnant in presence of renal failure, there are toxins in the body to which fetus would be exposed, risk of abortion and bleeding are high.
If you still want to get pregnant then you should be in constant follow up of a nephrologist and gynecologist.
Kidney diseases cause anemia due to lack of erythropoetin hormone, ensure that you have more than 10gram of Hb. before getting pregnant, take less salt in diets to avoid fluid overload.
Wish you a great health!
Answered: Thu, 13 Sep 2012
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OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine Dr. Srividhya's  Response
Hi, ovulation means release of egg from the follicle. For conceiving, you just need to know the ovulation time, so that you can try naturally. Once the egg is released, it survives for 24 hrs.
Before planning for conception, consult your nephrologist.
Make sure your kidney functions are normal, as pregnancy tends to worsen the kidney problems. Consult your doctor and get yourself evaluated for fertility. Good luck.
Answered: Fri, 14 Sep 2012
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