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History of renal transplantation. Seen albumin traces. What could be the measure to pervent it?

Dear Dr. My husband had renal transplant 13 years ago. Albumine trace is seen 2 years back so could you let me know why it is seen and what could be the measures to prevent it? We have in consultation with the Dr. This the Dr. told us only 2 months back and had given medicine but still the trace is seen. We use allopathy Dr. Thank you
Asked On : Mon, 10 Dec 2012
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Thanks for the query.
Congratulations to your husband on completing 13 years post transplant.
Presence of albumin in urine indicates early damage to the kidneys. It becomes more common as the transplant gets older as is your husband's case.
If the creatinine is stable, at this point we can give some medications to try and reduce the albumin but it may not disappear completely. Control of BP and diabetes will also help.
Follow up with your nephrologist regularly.
Hope this helps
Good luck.
Answered: Mon, 10 Dec 2012
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