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Have pain in kidneys more after drink water. Trace of blood in urine. Vegetarian w/ low protein intake + norm creatinine. Drink lots of water?

Have pain in kidneys more after drink water.   Trace of blood in urine.   Vegetarian w/ low protein intake + norm creatinine.  Drink lots of water?

? hydronephrosis: Pain with fluid load suggests possible hydronephrosis (swelling of kidney" doe to partail obstruction at the ureterovesical juction (junction beteen kidney & urine tube leading to the bladder. Can also explain trace of blood. Best diagnosed by kidney ultrasound after a liberal fluid intake. Please take care of your protein intake tofu and grain in vegan, also eggs & cheese if not vegan. ...Read more

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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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Is creatinine 1.3 is normal?

Is creatinine 1.3 is normal?

Labs: whereas the lab falls out of "normal range"--- it needs to be evaluated further with a recheck, urinalysis and possibly even a 24 hour urine creatinine clearance. Might be normal for a muscular or large built 18year old (or affected by a large steak dinner/ medications) ...Read more

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Is normal creatinine 1.5 or 1.3?

Is normal creatinine 1.5 or 1.3?

Whoa: You're asking about two different labs using a different value for the top of the reference range cited for creatinine. Please disabuse yourself, now, of the notion that these are "healthy ranges". Each lab looks at is own population ; statistics. When i was lifting weights daily, my creatinine stayed at 1.7; if a slim girl had a creatinine of 1.1 i'd wonder about kidney damage. ...Read more

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What is the normal creatinine level?

Between 0.5-1.2: The typical reference ranges for serum creatinine are 0.5 to 1.0 mg/dl for women and 0.7 to 1.2 mg/dl for men. Look for refernce values from the particular lab. ...Read more

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105 creatinine level is it normal im female?

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

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My creatinine result is 118umol, is it normal?

My creatinine result is 118umol, is it normal?

May be slightly high: These things do depend upon the laboratory so you need to check what is normal for your lab, but normal is usually up to 115. ...Read more

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My creatinine level is 1.7mg/dl is it normal ?

Maybe: When I was lifting weights every day, mine ran 1.6-1.7. If you're not a fitness buff, think about stopping any medications you don't really needs -- especially NSAIDs -- and getting it repeated. ...Read more

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Is creatinine 1.3 normal for female age 48 years?

Is creatinine 1.3 normal for female age 48 years?

Elevated: Speak with your doctor about this level. It is important to figure out if you were dehydrated when the labs were drawn. If this is so drink more water and reheck you level. Consider increasing the fluids without caffeine especially on days you exercise. Avoid all the protein drinks and supplements many athletes take. If no improvement consider seeing a nephrologist and control your diabetes. ...Read more

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How to bring creatinine level to normal from 2.9?

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

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Please describe the normal creatinine level for me?

Please describe the normal creatinine level for me?

Depends: Normal serum creatinine ranges from 0.7- 1.5 mg /dl in many labs, however one should review the normal range in their lab report. Creatinine is a byproduct of muscle metabolism and is excreted by the kidneys. High serum creatinine generally indicate kidney damage.High levels can be seen in muscle damage, people who consume creatine supplements.Review the lab report with md. ...Read more