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Dr. Alok Agrawal
34 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Unlikely : If it is truly diabetic nephropathy it cannot be reversed. Sometimes there is increase in acute conditions in which case it may decrease. You can slow ... Read More
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Dr. David Cohen
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Complicated: You have chronic kidney disease. You need to find out what caused this. You need to discuss this with your doctor. If you are taking a drug like Ibupr ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
High creatinine: You need to see a nephroloigist (n) for a history, physical examination and lab studies. You need a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance and protein ... Read More
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Dr. David Weissman
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Dialysis: its impossible to tell whether you need dialysis based on 3 creatinine readings. It looks like you're going in the right direction, but I have no idea ... Read More
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
Difficult to say: It is a difficult question to answer based on the limited information provided. The cause, duration of renal failure, comorbid conditions etc all pla ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Increase GFR: Creatinine can be reduced by losing muscle mass or by increasing renal function. Starvation will do the first, correction of obstruction or stenosis o ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Pritsiolas
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Creatinine: N-acetylcysteine (mucomyst) can lower serum creatinine by causing more if it to be excreted into the urine.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Food and creatinine: You need to see a nephrologist to determine your renal function. This could be done with a 24 hour urine collection for creatinine clearance and prote ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: A rise of creatinine indicates kidney damage due to many diseases eg diabetes, hypertension etc and the specific medication depends on the cause. Som ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clifford Ferguson
Specializes in Internal Medicine
0.6 to 1.4 mg/dL: Creatinine is a product of muscle metabolism. Because women generally have less muscle mass than men, their values are lower. Because of increased ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Any < 1.5 mg/dL. : 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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Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Kidney dysfunction: A serum creatinine elevation like yours is a sign of kidney dysfunction or insufficiency. This needs to be evaluated and treated to avoid kidney fail ... Read More
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