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what happens when a persons creatinine level is 9 5

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Haresh Sawlani
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Dialysis: Assuming that all reversible etiology have been ruled out.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Renal failure: Renal failure can be classified as prerenal, intrarenal or postrenal- heart failure, glomerulonephritis, bladder outlet obstruction would be examples. ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Check with doc...: How long has it taken to reach 5.9 mg/dl and what is and are BUN (blood urea nitrogen) and electrolytes? And how has your overall clinical picture? If ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
It depends.: Your level is at the cut-off point for normal levels. In fact, it's at the upper limit of normal. Depending on how old you are, or if you're a heavi ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See a kidney doctor.: An elevated creatinine level suggests kidney injury but without knowing the cause of injury or if this is an acute or chronic condition, i can't offer ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Kidney failure: Higher than normal creatinine indicates kidney disease. Left untreated, it may lead to sever kidney failure requiring dialysis or kidney transplant.
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Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Seems a bit high,,: You are a big man, and your creatinine can be higher due to a large proportion of muscle mass in your body which is likely since you are large. It ma ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: Normal serum creatinine ranges from 0.7- 1.5 mg /dl in many labs, however one should review the normal range in their lab report. Creatinine is a bypr ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Some fluctuation in the report of a test result may fluctuate reflecting the time of testing and exercise; I would not overly concern such with no pra ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Decreased muscle.: Low blood levels of creatinine are not common, but they are also not usually a cause for concern. They can be seen with conditions that result in decr ... Read More
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