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normal gfr range by age

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: You are right, a healthy person of your age should have a gfr above 90. Less than 60 is consider stage 3 kidney insufficiency. It would be prudent to ... Read More

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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Mostly bogus: GFR's guesstimated on routine Chem profiles are junk science included so that lawyer-shy physicians can adjust dosages in the critically ill. Every mu ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
High in pregnancy: and other rarer conditions. Do not worry
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
EGFR range: You realize that in the egfr the "e" stands for estimated. It is arrived at by taking the patient's age, sex, race, weight and serum creatinine level ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Inconsistent: By definition, creatinine is not normal if the GFR is 51. GFR is calculated from serum creatinine value and if the GFR is below 90, that equates to hi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Trend: Not enough for a trend as GFR is calculated and highly dependent on hydration level at the time of the test. If having diabetes or hypertension, for e ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Alphonse Ekole
27 years experience Family Medicine
CKD: With a GFR less than 60 you are considered as having chronic kidney disease. You need your kidney function monitored every 3 to 6 months. Consult yo ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Your labs that need to be interpreted in clinical context, are suggesting early chronic kidney disease. Normal albumin range is somewhere 3.5-5. Make ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Many: Conditions like lupus can cause rather fast changes depending on control of disease. What causes more of these problems are medications we give especi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Why afraid?: Urinary frequency has many other causes that renal failure, which would actually be a very rare symptom associated with renal failure. Is there a fami ... Read More
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