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Doctor insights on: Drink More Water For High Creatinine Levels

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My creatinine level is 2.9 and uric acid 11.24 if i drink more water there is any prblm?

My creatinine level is 2.9 and uric acid 11.24 if i drink more water there is any prblm?

Only water retaintio: Poor renal function may cause sodium and water retention, but in general is better to drink a lot of water and cut on sodium. It will prevent kidney stones if you know the cause of renal problem, more suggestions on diet ( low purine or uric acid for instance) can be made. ...Read more

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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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I took a drug screen and it came back diluted. I did not tamper with the test by drinking a lot of water and wondered if my creatinine levels are low and if so what can I do to increase the levels in my urine.?

I took a drug screen and it came back diluted. I  did not tamper with the test by drinking a lot of water and wondered if my creatinine levels are low and if so what can I do to increase the levels in my urine.?

See your pcp: Verifying that a urine sample is "human urine" includes checking the temperature, ph, specific gravity and concentration of creatinine. Disease states can cause an exceptionally low creatinine level so having your pcp do further tests is of value. The creatinine concentration tested for is rather wide and permits a quite low level as normal. So if you are lower it is worth looking into. ...Read more

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Will my creatinine level raise from taking anabolic steroids? And will drinking lots of water bring it down for my drug screen that uses urine dilute

Will my creatinine level raise from taking anabolic steroids? And will drinking lots of water bring it down for my drug screen that uses urine dilute

Both unlikely . . .: It's unlikely that anabolic steroids will affect your creatinine level, a measure of kidney function. Drinking water may decrease blood urea nitrogen (BUN) but not creatinine. Different drug screens test for different things. Most employers check for opioid abuse, not anabolic use, unlike sporting oversight groups. Unfortunately, there's no way to get stuff out of your system any faster or hide it ...Read more

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Creatinine 1.4, GFR 84, BUN 9 and others normal.4mm stone in right kidney.am I suffering from ckd?how much water should I drink?

Creatinine 1.4, GFR 84, BUN 9 and others normal.4mm stone in right kidney.am I suffering from ckd?how much water should I drink?

Mild disease: You can drink as much water as you like. Drink enough so that your urine is watery. If you have high blood pressure or diabetes, make sure you treat it properly. ...Read more

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Hypochondria abt getting CKD as I am always dehydrated&have dry mouth n tongue.RFT(sr creatinine,NA,K),urine analysis normal.I drink 2 lt water

Hypochondriasis: I commend you for your insight being Hypochondriac about getting CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) even though RFT (Creatinine, NA, K), and urine analysis are Normal. Feeling “always dehydrated” ,.while drinking 2 liter water indicates marked anxiety, rationalization and misinterpretation of Normal Kidneys. See a Psychiatrist for Anxiety, unresolved conflicts, Realty testing and Logical reasoning, Yoga ...Read more