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Is it possible my creatinine level improves with b12 cynacobalamin shot? i always feel better as b12 pills just accumulate in blood and do not absorb

Is it possible my creatinine level improves with b12 cynacobalamin shot?  i always feel better as b12 pills just accumulate in blood and do not absorb

See below: B12 injection will not improve creatinine. If you feel better with B12 injection rather than pills, there is no harm in taking injections. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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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How can I reduce creatinine levels?

Treat the cause: High creatinine level is not a problem in and of itself. High creat does not cause a problem or symptoms. Rather, it is a sign that the kidney is slow eliminating waste (including creatinine waste). This slow function is due to a reason whether it is kidney tissue aging or disease or other reasons like blockage of kidney flow. If u decrease creat without improving kidneys, u still have a problem. ...Read more

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How can I lower my creatinine level?

How can I lower my creatinine level?

Care for kidneys: Today's "normal" creatinine / egfr levels for men often fail to take a well-muscled man's normals into account; if you're 1.6 or below (or even a bit higher if you're really strong), i wouldn't worry. If you're higher, limit salt intake, protein intake if your physician thinks helpful, control your atherosclerosis risk, stay fit to stave off any tendency to diabetes. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I lower my b.U.N and creatinine levels?

BUN and Creatinine: It depends on the cause of why your levels are elevated. Dehydration, medications, acute illness can often cause an elevated BUN and creatinine, so stopping nsaids, drinking plenty of fluids can help. However, often the bun/crt increase due to worsening renal function and for that you need to see a nephrologist. ...Read more

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I have a creatinine level of 1.2, isnt that high?

Upper limit : Creatinine of 1.2 is the upper limit of normal. More important is for you see your estimated glomerular filtration rate. Creatinine levels depend primarily on renal function, muscle mass and to some extent on state of hydration. You should discuss this result with your doctor at your next visit, . ...Read more

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My creatinine levels are up do I need to be concerned?

Yes: Talk to your Dr. Creatine is a logarithmic scale, so small increases can mean big changes in kidney function. Provider who ordered test should be able to tell you if within OK range for you or if concerning increase, and what to try to improve it. ...Read more

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My CREATININE LEVEL is always 1.4 MG/DL. What must I do now?

See your PCP: Serum creatinine is affected by several factors other than the filtering function of your kidneys. These include muscle mass (e.g. bodybuilders) and degree of hydration. If your Scr is repeatedly mildly elevated, see your PCP and have urinalysis done. Any presence of protein, red or white blood cells may indicate renal disease. ...Read more

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My creatinine level is 1.2 is that high how can I bring down?

Kidney function: Creatinine is just one measure of kidney function. "Normal" depends upon your lab so it's best to ask doc for results from lab that include reference range. These days, in the States, we ask our labs to calculate eGFR which gives better assessment of kidney function after taking into account age, gender, weight & ethnicity (https://goo.gl/gPIRhM). Young men w/more muscle tend to have higher Creati ...Read more