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Ketones in urein!

Does anyone know what will happen if I test positive more than once for this! My dr told me I have to come back in a week and get tested again but didn't tell me what would happen if I tested positive again?
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They'll most likely put you on am iv for fluids. Ketones are found in urine when you're dehydrated. I had HG with my first pregnancy and once a day I'd have to pee on a stick that measured ketones in my urine, if it was higher some days they would make me drink an extra 2 or 3 water bottles or go in for iv fluids. Stay hydrated!! Goodluck! :)
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Ketones also show when your body begins to metabolize fats and proteins for energy instead of carbohydrates. Can be a sign you aren't eating enough. High ketones can cause damage to your kidneys and to your developing babys brain and kidneys.
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