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normal creatinine level for living with one kidney

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
11 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends : It depends on age, muscle mass.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
57 years experience Pathology
See below: No one kidney is enough if it is normal to maintain a normal creatinine make certain you are not dehydrated and repeat the test.
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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Please ask his doctor who likely knows his serial serum creatinine for comparison and his clinical profile for correlation. At 3, S creatinine may be ... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Control and prevent.: Treatment is aimed at controlling the underlying disease which is causing his dysfunction ( diabetes, hypertension, etc.) and in preventing further da ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Filter, toxins: Dialysis does the work of kidney- removing fluids andtoxins.Electrolytes move along the concentration gradient, so toxins which are high in the blood ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
It depends/see Dr.,,: There don't appear to be ranges for unilateral kidney regarding creatinine. They should be the same as those with both kidneys. Creatinine is relate ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Slawek
53 years experience Radiology
Yes.: GFR is very accurate as to evaluating renal function. It is derived from your BUN and Creatinine Levels but includes other factors. 50 is marginally l ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
No reason: for concern. If you have small muscle mass your creatinine level will be low.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: Way to preserve remaining renal function include: avoid/restrict use of medications that may adversely affect the kidneys such as nsaids (e.g. Ibuprof ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
No: No, cold feet does not lead to renal failure. Renal failure could have other complications which require dialysis and other lower extremity issues. ... Read More
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