U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Hampton, NH
A 31-year-old male asked:

31 caucasian male. 54 146lbs. lab results creatinine-1.22, gfr-79, bun-16, protine-7. is my gfr normal? complete urinalysis came back normal. worried about kidneys because gfr says should be above 90.

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Frans frederik Erasmus
Specializes in
Yes: A GFR below 60 ml/min represents Stage 1 kidney failure. You are still ok. It may be in your interest to see a dietician for dietary advice in terms of weight loss, sodium intake and the amount of protein in your diet.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Nov 11, 2019

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.