Creatinine and calcium low in blood sample - Doctor answers

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Creatinine (Definition)

Creatinine is a byproduct of creatine phosphate, which is present in muscles. Creatinine levels increase if the ...Read more


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Clarification: 5 yr old: urine test is trace of blood, creatinine 3.3mg/dl
and calcium 2.4 how concerned should we be? She don't see dr till aug 12

Clarification: 5 yr old: urine test is trace of blood, creatinine 3.3mg/dl<br/> and calcium 2.4 how concerned should we be? She don't see dr till aug 12

Screening test: The ratio of the components on this study look for evidence of higher than normal calcium excretion. At 5, the expeccted ratio of calcium to creatinine would be. 42 while the numbers you cite give a ratio of. 73. This suggests higher calcium loss. It can be seen in a variety of conditions. Confirmatory tests may include a 24 hour urine collection. Timing of your followup is adequate. ...Read more

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For a spot urine test for 50lb girl, is trace blood, calcium 2.4, creatinine 3.3 within normal range? If not what can it be from? How can I help her

As answered earlier: A spot urinary calcium to creatinine ratio of 2.4/3.3 is. 72, which is high for age and means more calcium is being lost than normal. This can also explain the urine red blood cells, as calcium buildup in the kidneys has this effect. There are several possible causes. Followup with your doc at your scheduled appointment and complete the evaluation. ...Read more

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BUN 12mg dl, sodium 139, potassium 3.6, bicarbonate 22, chloride 104, creatinine 1.5, total calcium 11.2, iodize calcium 5.6, I did urinalysis and no protein or blood was found in my urine, I did kidney scan and my kidneys were perfect, Am I ok?

BUN 12mg dl, sodium 139, potassium 3.6, bicarbonate 22, chloride 104, creatinine 1.5, total calcium 11.2, iodize calcium 5.6, I did urinalysis and no protein or blood was found in my urine, I did kidney scan and my kidneys were perfect, Am I ok?

See below: 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, your serum calcium is higher than normal and you should discuss it with your doctor. You may consult this site for information on this topic:
https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/003477.htm ...Read more

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My blood sample results showed that I have low immunity against HVB? What does that mean? And why I have this result?

My blood sample results showed that I have low immunity against HVB? What does that mean? And why I have this result?

Declining immunity: If you have been immunized with the hep B vaccine, then this means that your immunity is declining and you may need a booster. If you were infected with hep B virus at one time, then your immune response is declining as well although it may not be necessary for you to get the vaccine after a natural infection. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of toxoplasmosis in a blood sample? I have erythrocytopenya, back pains, sore throat also low leukocytes. But not much

What are the symptoms of toxoplasmosis in a blood sample? I have erythrocytopenya, back pains, sore throat also low leukocytes. But not much

Toxoplasmosis: Usually involves the lung, but can cause retina (back of eye) and brain issues. If you have low rbc and WBC counts I would have some concern about underlying illness that put you at risk for the toxo. Cannot connect the back issue. ...Read more

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What will happen if I have low calcium levels in blood?

What will happen if I have low calcium levels in blood?

Dangerous: If blood calcium gets low enough, your heart won't work properly. You can get seizures also. Many people with low calcium get muscle spasms and tingling in hands and feet. ...Read more

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What are the effects of having a low calcium blood level?

What are the effects of having a low calcium blood level?

Low calcium: A low calcium level may cause many problems and if your doctor has ordered the test and found a low calcium she/he should have taken care of the low calcium
What other conditions do you have?
Let me know and I should be able to help you. Your doctor must have done tests more than just calcium. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my ionized calcium in the blood is low?

What does it mean if my ionized calcium in the blood is low?

Hypocalcemia: You should see your physician. Hypocalcemia has many causes, lab error, Vitamin D deficiency, hypoparathyroidism, pseudohypoparathyroidism, kidney disease or end stage renal disease causing vitamin D deficiency, critical illness, drugs, post-parathyroidectomy, malabsorption, etc. Signs to watch for are muscle spasms, parenthesias, numbness around the mouth. Http://tinyurl. Com/p22ebrx ...Read more

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What can prolonged low ionized calcium in the blood do to one's body? How dangerous is it?

It's not good: Low calcium levels cause a lot of problems, and can eventually be extremely serious. You might notice twitching and spasms or cramps. ...Read more

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My husband had a blood test to cheeck calcium levels 6 months ago it was low and told to use caltrate plus now dr said to stop cause it's to high why?

My husband had a blood test to cheeck calcium levels 6 months ago it was low and told to use caltrate plus now dr said to stop cause it's to high why?

Get a consult: You don't treat a lab value. Reference ranges are set so that a few % of healthies fall outside. A true low serum calcium in an adult who appears healthy is uncommon (calculate ionized calcium, which is what matters, based on albumin), and possible hypoparathyroidism or renal calcium wasting should be worked up. I trust vitamin d levels have been checked. Endocrinology consult is in order. ...Read more

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My pth levels are low they say 9...They found high calcium levels in my blood 11.7. How concerned should I be?

My pth levels are low they say 9...They found high calcium levels in my blood 11.7. How concerned should I be?

Hypercalcemia: It can be caused by many medical conditions. See an endocrinologist for work up and treatment. ...Read more

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Is 8.2 calcium blood level low?

Is 8.2 calcium blood level low?

Yes: While not dangerously low, 8.2 is slightly below most reference ranges of low normal. Supplements and retesting are reasonable starting points for you. ...Read more

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What causes low calcium in the blood?

What causes low calcium in the blood?

Low calcium: Not enough intake from food, problems with the parathyroid gland, vitamin d deficiency, not enough or too much magnesium etc... ...Read more

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What does low calcium and low creatinine mean?

What does low calcium and low creatinine mean?

Could mean: Low calcium- low absorption, low vitamin d, low Albumin levels, malnutrition. Low creatinine- decreased muscle mass. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my calcium blood level was mildly low?

What does it mean if my calcium blood level was mildly low?

What was the level?: Blood calcium is present in two forms, ionized and bound to albumin. Ionized calcium is the physiologically active form. Low levels of Albumin will result in low total calcium without any effect on the physiology. It would require knowing the actual calcium level and serum Albumin level to provide a meaningful opinion. ...Read more