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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Need more info: Several causes- poor nutrition, low muscle mass, liver disease are some of them.
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Maybe (not) . . .: It depends. Don't you hate those answers? Creatinine is only a partial assessment of your kidney function. For complete interpretation, we also need y ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Sierra
34 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Just a bit: A normal adult male range is 0.6 to 1.2 mg/dl. Keep an eye on your blood pressure and your blood sugar.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Diagnosis needed: Serum creatinine is affected by protein intake, gender, age, race, muscular build, and renal function. A rising creatinine is always of concern. "no ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Patel
Dr. Jay Patel answered
18 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Labs: whereas the lab falls out of "normal range"--- it needs to be evaluated further with a recheck, urinalysis and possibly even a 24 hour urine creatinin ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: It is in the normal range and there is no pathologic low level of creatinine. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/creatinin ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Creatinine: Creatinine level depends on many things....Age, race, sex, muscle mass. For women, the usual creatinine is between 0.6 and 1mg/dl. For men, between ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: Creatinine level of 0.74 mg/dl is quite normal. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003475.htm.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
depends: On the underlying kidney function. Creatinine levels usually stable very stable unless their is active kidney damage.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Rudkin
22 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: If accurate, this is indicative of severe kidney disease. However, the elevate creatinine isn't the real issue--it is the inability to excrete potass ... Read More

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