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what does it mean when random urine creatinine is high?

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Dr. James Cain
Nephrology and Dialysis 36 years experience
This is normal: Creatinine is normally excreted in the urine. The concentration of creatinine by itself means nothing other than the kidneys are doing their job. Blood creatinine will tell you better how well the kidneys are working.

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