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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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Creatinine 1.3 is it bad?

Maybe (not) . . .: It depends. Don't you hate those answers? Creatinine is only a partial assessment of your kidney function. For complete interpretation, we also need your gender (female in your case, i presume), age, ethnicity & body weight. These values are then incorporated into the egfr which is a better measure of your kidney function. Most labs automatically calculate this so ask for result. Normal is 90-100+. ...Read more

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Is 1.29 creatinine is high?

It depends: If you're a well-muscled or just a husky / big man, this is normal. When i was lifting weights every day, mine ran 1.6-1.7. You're a person, not a bunch of numbers. You'll even find labs that will give an adjustment for people of african descent "because black people are more muscular." this is subscience. Stop worrying. ...Read more

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Is creatinine 1.3 is safe ?

It depends: If you're a well-muscled man, this is normal. When i was lifting weights every day, my creatinine ran 1.6-1.7. If you're a petite lady, this is cause for concern. Get it rechecked if this is you. ...Read more

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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 1.21 creatinine level low?

No: It is in the normal range and there is no pathologic low level of creatinine. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/creatinine/my00144/dsection=results. ...Read more

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Is 1.03 bad creatinine level?

Creatinine: Creatinine level depends on many things....Age, race, sex, muscle mass. For women, the usual creatinine is between 0.6 and 1mg/dl. For men, between 0.9 and 1.4mg/dl. As we age, the creatinine should lower slightly (less muscle mass). The number is important but so are the trends. Usually, I am not very concerned with a creatinine of 1 unless its someone very young or very small/frail. ...Read more

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Is a .74 creatinine level bad?

No: Creatinine level of 0.74 mg/dl is quite normal. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003475.htm. ...Read more

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How fast does creatinine rise?

How fast does creatinine rise?

depends: On the underlying kidney function. Creatinine levels usually stable very stable unless their is active kidney damage. ...Read more

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Is creatinine of 11.4 dangerous?

Is creatinine of 11.4 dangerous?

Elevated creatinine: Elevated creatinine is ussually a sign of kidney disease, patient with high muscle mass may have higher level of creatinine than those with low muscle mass, a crush injury can cause elevated creanine. Patient with severe with kidney disease ( elevated creatinine) may need to be placed on dialysis. ...Read more

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