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Cause Of Low Level Of Creatinine In Blood Test
I am 49 year old male in good general . A recent blood test showed bun level at 27 and creatinine level at 1.4. Should i be concerned? What are possible causes?
Got the results of a blood test. Low sodium and creatinine..I'm on lisinipril and hctz. Could that have caused it? Also have pain under low-right ribs
Too much alcohol: The combination of lisinopril, HCTZ, and 3 alcohol drinks a day can cause low sodium. That's too much alcohol - sorry. The pain under your right ribs may be originating in your liver or gall-bladder as both live there. That should be checked. Low creatinine (even below the lab reference) is not harmful and reflects your muscle mass and normal kidney function. (I presume you're pretty small). ...Read more
I have had a blood test which shows raised levels of creatinine and low efgr is this due to kidneys or thyroid or both. I have disbetes asthma arthrit?
I recently had a blood test . The BUN was 10 and creatinine was 1.2 . I am a 36 year old male , Asian and am worried about the high creatinine levels?
My child is 12 years old. He has done a creatinine blood test and got a low result = 0.45. Is this of any significance? Thank you
He's healthy: As mentioned, creatinine is a substance the kidneys are supposed to filter, it's a byproduct and should be very low in the blood stream. Normal values are generally based on an average for what adults would have, and children's kidneys are healthy and much more efficient. For lab tests in children, ignore the "normals" and ask your pediatrician for an interpretation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Creatinine: And change from .9 to 1.2 can be significant , specially if someone is taking any medication that can cause kidney injury, or has diabetes and hypertension; however, dehydration can also cause BUN and creatinine to go higher, patient with high muscle mass and after excercising can cause an increase in creatinine, this test should be repeated if preoccupied. ...Read more
I am 65 years old and ihave been very tired and weary for 5years. I have recently had a blood test showing low creatinine. Could I do something for it?
Muscle mass: Low cretinine is by it self not an issue. From your description you may have a low muscle mass. You need to attend to your nutrition and engage in gradually increasing physical activity to increase your muscle mass. You may wish to try over the counter multivitamins and consult your doctor. See this site for advice on nutrition. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/balanced-healthy-meals/my02041. ...Read more
My mother is diabetic from past 15 yrs age 52 and serum creatinine level 8 is found in yesterday blood test.what is this problem?how procede furthur
Creatinine of 8?: Hi. I'm sorry, but if her creatinine is 8 (you do mean 8, right, not 0.8?), she's in kidney failure. She will have to see a nephrologist SOON to have an arterio-venous fistula placed to get ready for dialysis, and if appropriate, get on a transplant list. This is probably a result of chronically very poor diabetes & blood pressure control. If she controls her diabetes & BP, she may save her eyes. ...Read more
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