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what does it mean if your urine creatinine level is 77 mg dl

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
17 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Ur Protein/Cr ratio: The urine protein to urine creatinine ratio is an estimate of the 24hr urine protein. It is less cumbersome and quick. A urine protein to creatinine r ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Cogdill
17 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Reassuring value: A urine protein to urine creatinine ratio of 0.9 is reassuring. It is an estimate of your 24hour urine protein... 90mg. A 24hour urine protein value ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Protein in urine: The results mean that you probably have a lot of protein in your urine. To determine how much, you need to see a nephrologist and have a 24 hour urine ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
A few possibilities: 390.1 mg per dl is not high if the 24 hr urine volume is 400-500 ml. In this case you may have dehydration on the day of the collection. Not necessar ... Read More
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Dehydration: It appears that you may have dehyrdated cauisng hypernatremic (hypertonic) dehydration. This occurs when the lost fluid contains less sodium than the ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Goggins
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: It depends how high the protein levels are when they were checked. High urine protein levels are often a marker of kidney disease. High blood protein ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Nothing: This is a meaningless number that is primarily a function of how much water you were drinking. It's used to help calculate other labs.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Urine creatinine: No - if this was a 24 hour level - expect 14-26 mg per kg for a male fo that would be on the low side. if it was a "spot" urine - its goin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aurea Tomeski
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Hemoglobin in urine: Are you anemic ? Is your CBC Normal ? Are you passing brown urine? Was hemoglobin found in the urine or red blood cell. Visit your PCP and have a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Microablumin: Microalbumin is albumin proteins that leak into the urine from the glomerulus of the kidney. Associated with endothelial dysfunction and can be an ea ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No such thing: We don't publish a reference range as people would worry. The more muscle mass you have, the more creatinine you put out daily. The level in turn is a ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Creatinine in the urine is measured only to compare with other substances -- it's an estimate of whether your urine is concentrated or dilute. You ma ... Read More

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