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reasons for high creatinine and uric acid

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Likely: You likely do have chronic renal insufficiency. See a nephrologist (kidney specialist) for a complete evaluation.
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Are you a very muscular man? Have your serum creatinine been about at the same level over the past 5 years? If so, you're probably okay with no need t ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Rx person, not labs: If you do not have symptoms or signs of gout, and the value is only slightly high, and you're not drinking a lot of alcohol, and your kidney function ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is usually the result of an elevated creatinine, not the cause of it.
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Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, but...: Gout, caused by uric acid crystals in joints, due to abnormal metabolism of purines ( protein breakdown product), can cause kidney damage over time. R ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Don't Rx a lab value: When i was lifting weights every day, my creatinine stayed at 1.7, which reflects muscle mass if your kidneys are intact. Gout shuts down kidneys only ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Nothing: These creatinine levels minimally elevated and you're in late middle age. Probably they mean nothing. Please manage any blood pressure / glucose toler ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Cannot: Psoriasis-- like any other auto immune disease has a combination of genetic potential and environmental factors playing the key role in its cause. Sin ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
May be muscular: May be muscular Ask your physician. About fibromyalgia. You need a general evaluation to see what else you have. The elevated Uric acid is not causing ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Creatinine high: The serum creatinine is a high but the uric acid level is fine. The creatinine should not be that high, especially in someone so young. You may want ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Nephrologist: With creatinine in 10 range she has serious kidney disease and needs dialysis soon. In the interim she needs to follow strict dietary protocols and wa ... Read More
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