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Creatinine Normal Upper Limit
What warrants further evaluation with egfr mine is 50 and the creatinine, sodium, etc have been increasing but still hi end normal limits?
High EGFR: Your seem to have some mild form of chronic kidney disease and need to see a nephrologist for a work up to find its cause. You have hypertension and that may be the causes. You need a 24 hour urine collection for creatinine clearance and protein, to give you an actual not estimated gfr. You will also need an ultrasound of your kidneys to see if you have any obstructive problem with your ureters. ...Read more
Pediatric with 3 months old, from two weeks ago do a creatinine test and the result was under normal limits. today, he repeated the test but the result was upeer the limits.
The creatinine testing is for kidney function.
Assuming no renal abnormality before or after
birth detected, the range can vary in newborns.
Urination is ok, no other difficulties or symptoms
just to be followed. Consult if symptoms appear
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Creatinine levels rising slightly along with urea nitrogen. Creatinine still within normal limit, urea nitro above. ABS Lymphos Above as well. Why?
Here are some...: Regrading serum creatinine and BUN (blood urea nitrogen), please go to http://www.medicinenet.com/creatinine_blood_test/article.htm; there you will gain adequate knowledge about the significance of these two tests. Besides, to help maintain a healthy life, go to http://formefirst.com/Basics-SelfImprovement.html. More? Contact me at www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin with rqpwjc to login. Best wish to ... ...Read more
My CREATININE LEVEL recently is 1.42 MG/DL. The reference is 0.6--1.44. My level is always near or in the upper limit. Do I have CKD yet?
Probably okay...: Creatinine level reflects lean muscle mass. A constant value at its high end of normal range could be just normal for a young muscular man. In general, don't let a number baffle you and always correlate a number with the overall picture of life. So, ask Doc timely for specific details. ...Read more
No it's the opposite: you should increase your water intake to protect your kidneys ...Read more
What does"unable to calculate albumin/creatinine ratio as the concentration of microalbin is less than the lower limit of the analytical range" mean?
Creatine: This is used to test for kidney health. Normal values are 45-90 for women. It is a little high and your doctor should confirm the results. Please see your md. Men have higher numbers due to larger muscle mass. ...Read more
High creatinine: You need to see a nephrologist to find out what is causing your elevated creatinine (c) level. The c level is dependent on age, sex, race and weight. Causes of an elevated creatinine are obstruction of the outflow of urine, kidney and drugs that cause renal problems. Go to a nephro, have a 24 hour urine collection for c clearance and protein, have a renal ultrasound and blood work to get a plan. ...Read more
That's fine, buddy: Your creatinine is a function of your muscle mass. When I was lifting weights daily, mine ran 1.6 to 1.8 at my peak. There's no reason to treat a lab value. In my opinion, the current fad for focusing on minute elevations of creatinine as diagnostic of kidney disease is subscience. I'd be thankful for good health. ...Read more
It depends: Most healthy women run around 0.6-1.0 mg/dL. Most healthy men run 1.0-1.4. When I was lifting weights a lot, I ran 1.6 or 1.7. ...Read more
The BUN is usually 10 times the creatinine. When the creatinine goes up, the BUN goes up similarly to roughly keep this proportion, in most kidney disease states.
The notable exception is when the creatinine goes up say by 20% to 1.2, but the BUN goes up *5 to 50. This strongly suggests a pre-renal state, commonly dehydration.
Mild elevations of BUN with normal creatinines aren't of concern. ...Read more
Sounds Normal: The adequacy of dialysis is measured using the change in serum BUN before and after a dialysis treatment. Serum cr does not mean much in this population. ...Read more
High bilirubin : It's hard to say exactly without more information. There are two kinds of bilirubin measured, conjugated and unconjugated. Bilirubin is made in the body and broken down (conjugated) in the liver. Knowing which type is elevated help figure out if you're making too much or not eliminating fast enough. There are diseases (Gilbert's disease) that cause mild elevations that are not a problem. ...Read more
Normal creatinine: One's serum creatinine level is dependent on one's age, body weight, race and sex. To get an exact idea of how kidney is functioning, you need to have a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance done. See a neprhologist to have this done to see how well your one kidney is working. ...Read more
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