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High creatinine levels in children

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
YES: Creatinine is non toxic substance produced by the muscles. High level of creatinine are suggestive of kidney failure.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Above: 1.2 mg/dL in general, but it also depends on age, sex, and possible variations between labs
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
It depends/can vary.: The standard reference ranges for serum creatinine are 0.5 to 1.0 mg/dl (about 45-90 μmol/l) for women and 0.7 to 1.2 mg/dl (60-110 μmol/l) for men. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Upper limit : Creatinine of 1.2 is the upper limit of normal. More important is for you see your estimated glomerular filtration rate. Creatinine levels depend pri... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No: The value you stated is normal for an adult. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/creatinine/basics/results/PRC-20... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Azotemia: High blood urea nitrogen and creatinine together. Please keep in mind that today's "normal creatinine / normal estimated gfr" make all well-muscled me... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Kidney function: Creatinine is just one measure of kidney function. "Normal" depends upon your lab so it's best to ask doc for results from lab that include reference ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Nephrology and Dialysis 30 years experience
Depends: Normal serum creatinine ranges from 0.7- 1.5 mg /dl in many labs, however one should review the normal range in their lab report. Creatinine is a bypr... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
That is an abnormally high creatinine. How long has it been at that same level? If more than 3 months then it can be chronic kidney disease, if not it... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Chronic kidney dis.: The most common reason is chronic renal disease. If your serum creatinine is high, you likely have the answer.
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