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High protein diet high creatinine level

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Magdalena Sikora
Nephrology and Dialysis 19 years experience
Most likely not: Serum creatinine depends on several factors and one of them is muscle mass, doing regular excersice 6/week may establish the value slightly higher tha... Read More
Dr. Luke Kane
Dr. Luke Kaneanswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 5 years experience
Normal range: The national institute of health defines normal creatinine between 0.7-1.3 mg/dl for men and 0.6-1.1mg/dl for women. Your result is within normal ran... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: Many pathologists and nephrologists have little use for the current fad of using a spot creatinine to estimate glomerular filtration rate, getting all... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that.... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
High bun: If the serum creatinine is normal, an elevated bun may indicate dehydration, gastrointestinal tract bleeding or a high protein diet.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Good for you!: Yes. It's usual for bodybuilders to have a serum creatinine up to 2.0. When i was lifting daily, mine ran 1.6 to 1.7. The current fad for interpreting... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Elevated creatinine: The level is elevated and needs to be further evaluated. There are other tests that should be looked at. Get to your doctor
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Renal function : BUN can be elevated by a number of things including high protein diet. Your creatinine is indicative of renal function. You are in good shape. Good Lu... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Kidney problem?: With the information you provided, I do not think you have a problem with your kidneys. Creatinine is an indication of your kidney function and, just ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: The whole business of estimating GFR's from the insufficient information provided by blood work is unscientific. Don't worry about it if your serum cr... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
How do you feel?: Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. If you feel okay, I would not give this another thought.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need for evaluation: High protein diet does not increase serum globulins. An enlarged spleen warrants an investigation to determine the cause and you need to consult your ... Read More

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