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A 34-year-old male asked:
what causes epo level to drop. can it be something not serious. kidneys scan and ceatinine level in blood normal. got moderate anemia. epo low. 70 yrs?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Anemia in a 70'er: The 70 year old person likely has chronic kidney disease (CKD), despite having a normal level creatinine. Have that person see a nephrologist for a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance to assess the person's kidney function. It the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is
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Last updated Jun 1, 2014
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