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Will nephrotic syndrome affect pregnancy ?

Hello sir/madam I am Shailja Tirkey 28 years old not married ,im suffering from nephrotic syndrome since 1997.sir i just want to know that will there be any problem regarding getting pregnant .I had consulted some of the doctors they say that i might have problem I would be highly obliged if you could help me by answering my questions.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011
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As you are a patient of nephrotic syndrome, you can get yourself pregnant but yours will be a high risk pregnancy. In your disease, protein is excreted out from the body and baby needs good protein for its proper growth. There are chances of growth retardation in the baby.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal

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