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Positive ANA, Positive Smith antibodies, protein in urine 100, creatine in urine 186. Should I be worried?

Positive ANA, Positive Smith antibodies, protein in urine 100, creatine in urine 186. Should I be worried?

Lupus: Anti Smith antibodies are very specific for SLE. They can be positive in other autoimmune diseases including mixed connective tissue disease and scleroderma. A positive ANA especially one with homogenous staining is also associated with SLE but can be positive in other diseases. SLE can be associated with kidney disease with protein in the urine. 100 is normal. No kidney disease. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Can high calcium and potassium in blood taken 4 days after contrast CT scan be caused by the contrast? Normal creatine and urine test

Can high calcium and potassium in blood taken 4 days after contrast CT scan be caused by the contrast? Normal creatine and urine test

Yes: Newer contrast today withnon-ionic iodonated contrast has less potential for side effects compared to the older generation of contrast. However, contrast-induced nephropathy can occur within anywhere from 1-5 days, with incidence of 0-40% depending on your risk factors, such as pre-existing diabetes, metformin usage. Potassium and calcium levels can increase due to decreased kidney function. ...Read more

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Mom 83 has good blood pressure, no diabetes, active. Grf of 40 now high creatine, normal urine. How serious is this. Please some good news.?

Mom 83 has good blood pressure, no diabetes, active. Grf of 40 now high creatine, normal urine. How serious is this. Please some good news.?

Renal Dysfunction: It means you are having problem with kidney function. Your kidney function is impaired. You have to consult your physician. Neglecting it is not good. If the cause is reversible, further deterioration can be prevented. ...Read more

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Help please! Could creatine supplement cause urine in blood?

Help please! Could creatine supplement cause urine in blood?

Unsure if directly: Can cause blood in urine, but either way, you need to be examined by a physician. If you have renal damage, or even the development of stones from creatine use, or if the blood is from something else, you need to be assessed by a physician face to face. ...Read more

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5 year male. Rt kidney not functional. Left have pyelonephiritis changes at upper & lower pole. Urea, creatine, urine culture, Hb, BP normal. Advice?

5 year male. Rt kidney not functional. Left have pyelonephiritis changes at upper & lower pole. Urea, creatine, urine culture, Hb, BP normal. Advice?

Treat infection 1st: Harold, this child's infection must be treated first--then consideration of treatment for the nonfunctional kidney may be undertaken. In a 5 year old boy, the root cause of the nonfunctioning kidney and the cause of kidney infection should be sought, so that proper treatment can be undertaken. See a pediatric urologist. ...Read more

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What does albumin and creatine in the urine mean? Albumin 1.5mg. Creatine 76 mg. I'm diabetic 331 lipid, alk phos high, a1c 13.5

What does albumin and creatine in the urine mean? Albumin 1.5mg. Creatine 76 mg. I'm diabetic 331 lipid, alk phos high, a1c 13.5

Many health issues: An early sign of diabetic kidney damage is a "leak" of protein (albumin) into the urine, called the albumin/creat ratio. The values you give do not appear to be high, but you need to see your doctor, for this as well as other issues, including your very poor blood sugar control (A1C 13.5), which is damaging your kidneys, eyes, driving up your lipids and putting you at high risk of heart attack. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my creatinine level in blood is 1.29 mg/dl and creatine level in urine is 65.5 mg/24 hours? I have a hypertension condition and take one nyphedipine pill and one losartan pill per day. I have a severe back pain.

Should I be concerned if my creatinine level in blood is 1.29 mg/dl and creatine level in urine is 65.5 mg/24 hours? I have a hypertension condition and take one nyphedipine pill and one losartan pill per day. I have a severe back pain.

Yes. You should be.: Although your creatinine level in blood is nit alarmingly high but elevated creatinine is a sensitive marker of kidney bit doing well. The high blood pressure is one of the main reasons for the kidney damage and the blood pressure should be appropriately controlled. You need to check if your urine has proteins in it.

Also make sure that you don't take too many nsaids as they damage the kidneys. ...Read more

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My mom has high blood pressure, Uric acid, diabetes 2 use Insulin, creatine urine, angina, cholesterol she 5.4 160 pounds. Diet veg plan,  how to control Uric...

My mom has high blood pressure, Uric acid, diabetes 2 use Insulin, creatine urine, angina, cholesterol she 5.4 160 pounds. Diet veg plan,  how to control Uric...

Have it evaluated: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read more

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My son, 25yrs. Old, has an elevated creatine, low hemoglobin, brown urine, low rbc. He has barretts, and possible precancer cells of distal esophagus?

My son, 25yrs. Old, has an elevated creatine, low hemoglobin, brown urine, low rbc. He has barretts, and possible precancer cells of distal esophagus?

Chronic kidney disea: Don't worry about barrett's for now. Focus on his chronic kidney disease which is diagnosed by high creatinine & leads to anemia (low hemoglobin & rbc). He needs to be evaluated & followed by his nephrologist (kidney specialist) who will recommend medications to control risk factors & prepare him for dialysis/transplant if condition worsens. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: 24 hour urine creatine?

What is the definition or description of: 24 hour urine creatine?

Diagnostic test: A 24-hour urine collection is a simple diagnostic procedure that measures the components of urine. The test is noninvasive (the skin is not pierced), and is used to assess kidney (renal) function. Specifically the amount of creatinine excreted is measured to get an estimate of the glomerular filtration rate (gfr). ...Read more

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I had a 24 hour urine creatine test last week and my creatine level was 138.4.I`m 67, male. With diabetes 2, my glucose is always under control?

I had a 24 hour urine creatine test last week and my creatine level was 138.4.I`m 67, male. With diabetes 2, my glucose is always under control?

Inconclusive.: Find out urine protein to creatinine ratio and get a calculation done for creatinine clearance. Only then will you be able to understand the significance of this in context of your diabetes. ...Read more

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High WBC, high Neut, low lymph, low K, high glucose, lowRBC, low creatine, high amylase, high AST, urine w/ protein & ketones. Treatment?

High WBC, high Neut, low lymph, low K, high glucose, lowRBC, low creatine, high amylase, high AST, urine w/ protein & ketones. Treatment?

Based on the: Above lab results, and without any clinical knowledge of patient symptoms and course of disease, I would have to say it's impossible to devise a plan of treatment. Please visit your healthcare provider or begin a Virtual Consult with one of our physicians to discuss diagnostic and treatment options. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Helo drs... My urine albumin creatine ratio is 4.6 mg/mmol. Iam male 45... How significant is this... Looots of cheers?

Helo drs... My urine albumin creatine ratio is 4.6 mg/mmol. Iam male 45... How significant is this... Looots of cheers?

May get follow-up: This is a way of estimating how much protein is being lost via the kidneys on a spot urine, without using a 24 hour check. This is a wee bit high. If you have diabetes, this might be a reason for a follow-up study; if there's nothing else to suggest kidney disease and you're not diabetic, your physician may simply note it for future reference. ...Read more

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Urine chemistry. MA RANDOM URINE 4.7H ref rng<1.9 mg/dl Comments. =1= results is expressed in ug microalbumim/mg creatine help interpret this.

Urine chemistry. MA RANDOM URINE 4.7H ref rng<1.9 mg/dl Comments. =1= results is expressed in ug microalbumim/mg creatine help interpret this.

Kidney function: Microalbumin is a test used to measure the progression of kidney damage in patients who are at risk. Ex. Patients with diabetes, high blood pressure. In patients with normal kidneys, albumin is kept inside the body. If its found in the urine, it means the kidney is damaged and can't hold the albumin in. Taking meds like advil and ibuprofen hurt your kidneys as well. Keep your pressure controlled ...Read more

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I scared, my gfraa is 41.95 and my gfrnaa is 34.61. My creat is 1.5 and a/g is 1.64, urine microalbumin cratininie ratioalbumin 39mg creatine 300<30?

I scared, my gfraa is 41.95 and my gfrnaa is 34.61. My creat is 1.5 and a/g is 1.64, urine microalbumin cratininie ratioalbumin 39mg creatine 300<30?

I'm worried too: You're a female, I don't know if you're elderly, but this does suggest some diminished renal function. If your urinalysis is abnormal, I'd be more concerned. You're likely to be tested in a few weeks off medications, and if your labs are still abnormal, to be referred to a nephrologist. ...Read more

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Creatinine urine is 141.7, creatine blood plasma is 4?

Creatinine urine is 141.7, creatine blood plasma is 4?

See nephrologist: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, plasma creatinine of 4 is indication of kidney damage and you should consult a kidney doctor, nephrologist, at your earliest. ...Read more

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My GFR is 41 down 5 from 3 weeks ago. My creatine is 1.6. I have large lukocytes from a 24 hr urine test. What is going on?

My GFR is 41 down 5 from 3 weeks ago. My creatine is 1.6. I have large lukocytes from a 24 hr urine test. What is going on?

Renal disease: GFR of 41 is considered lower than normal.Creatinine of 1.6 is also considered to be showing kidney injury. Kidney disease can occur from a multitude of problems ranging from infection, dehydration, or intrinsic kidney issues. Leukocytes in the urine represent white blood cells that are typically thought to be fighting infection. If you submit your full urinalysis I could better help you. Good luck! ...Read more

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Urine labs received with out a reference. Creatine 32, protein 12.1, pro/ cret ratio. 38. Are these results with in normal range?

Urine labs received with out a reference. Creatine 32, protein 12.1, pro/ cret ratio. 38. Are these results with in normal range?

This: This is an estimate of how much protein you are spilling in your urine. You are spilling some, but not a large amount to typically warrant a biopsy if the numbers are correct. Your rheumatologist may still want you to see a nephrologist or kidney doctor to see if they can minimize any protein spillage. ...Read more

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Recent labs showed Creatine 1.05 and BUN 10 all other labs and Urine normal. The 1.05 is an year over year increase from. 89 putting my EGFR at 58?

Recent labs showed Creatine 1.05 and BUN 10 all other labs and Urine normal. The 1.05 is an year over year increase from. 89 putting my EGFR at 58?

Consult nephrologist: Your eGFR puts you at risk and you should consult a nephrologist to make sure that a treatable condition is not being missed. It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without an in-person evaluation. ...Read more

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In 2011 creatine level of 1.36, 2012 it was 1.49. Yesterday results was 1.38, and my GFR 79. NO protein in urine. Am worried. Is this normal?

In 2011 creatine level of 1.36, 2012 it was 1.49. Yesterday results was 1.38, and my GFR 79. NO protein in urine. Am worried. Is this normal?

Not Ideal: Your renal functions are not ideal. But you failed to tell us the most important fact about your health: what is your blood pressure? Is it high or borderline? And should you be on medication to control your blood pressure? ...Read more

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BUN of 10 with creatinine of 1.05 year ago BUN of 12 creatinine. 89. Now have low bun/creatine level and GFR of 58. Urine and all other lab's normal.

BUN of 10 with creatinine of 1.05 year ago BUN of 12 creatinine. 89. Now have low bun/creatine level and GFR of 58. Urine and all other lab's normal.

Normal: Your kidney function looks normal. The GFR is an estimated value that is highly dependent on a variety of factors like age, weight, meds and hydration level at the time of the test. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Isn't it impossible for someone to have end stage renal failure with consistently normal bun and creatine blood levels and only protien in urine?

Isn't it impossible for someone to have end stage renal failure with consistently normal bun and creatine blood levels and only protien in urine?

Most likely yes: The diagnosis depends on multiple factors including the likelihood of improvement with treatment. If there can be no improvement and there is severe protienuria due to glomerular malfunction, it is possible to be labeled end-stage before a significant change in creatinine or BUN has occurred. ...Read more

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Could vaginal discharge contaminate a 24 hr urine test to give 0.42g of protein? Creatine tests normal.

Could vaginal discharge contaminate a 24 hr urine test to give 0.42g of protein? Creatine tests normal.

Not significantly: Most OB's order 24 hour urine in pregnant hypertensivie patients and almost all pregnant patients have leukorrhea (pregnancy discharge). It is primarily mucous and not loaded with protein. While it might contribute a small amount, it still wouldn't matter because the cutoffs we use for preeclampsia are all based on pregnant women with similar discharge. ...Read more

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My creatine is 0.7 my urea is 21 albumin in urine nil but my micro albumin is 42 am I fine. I am diabetic my hba1c is 6.3.

My creatine is 0.7 my urea is 21 albumin in urine nil but my micro albumin is 42 am I fine. I am diabetic my hba1c is 6.3.

Doing well overall: Your blood work appears good and you have trace proteinuria which is common in diabetic kidney disease. Keep your diabetes and blood pressure in good control. You also will need to take lisinopril, losartan or something similar to prevent and delay kidney damage from diabetes. ...Read more