ok so my girlfriend is 4 and a half months pregnant and is afraid that she may be at risk of complications duting birth because she only has one kidneydoes she have anything to worry about?
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replied February 16th, 2011
Hello, and thanks for your medical question on E Health Forum.

In a individual with a single kidney, and is otherwise healthy, pregnancy does not cause any major complications neither in the mother , nor in the fetus.

The only issue is the onset of hypertension in women who do not already have it. But this is very easily treated without complications as long as it is detected early.

I hope this helps.



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replied February 24th, 2011
Hello, I'm aline, 19 years of kidney transplant and would like to know about pregnancy in my case. My kidney never been perfect, my blood pressure is great.
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