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Increase Creatinine Stroke
Multiple factors: Elevated creatinine levels can be associated with prostate problems especially if there is evidence of obsrutction of urine flow, urinary retention. Also hypertension is a very common cause of chronic kidney disease, as is gout or elevated uric acid levels. The Ibuprofen is not helping either! ...Read more
My dad had a brain stroke and was treated but his creatinine is 2.17 ... doesn't decrease. Would you please advise what may be the cause .
Is sintrom(cumarin) safe for kidneys if s,creatinine 1.7 what InR range to keep in stroke prevention in afib?
Yes it is safe: Atrial Fibrillation is responsible for c 25% of all strokes. Consideration of anti-coagulation (Coumadin / Warfarin) is important in prevention of ischaemic stroke. Use cha2ds2-vasc and HASBLED scores at www.mdcalc.com to make a decision with your Dr about whether to embark on anticoagulation. Warfarin is processed by the liver, and is usually safe in kidney disease. Target INR is 2-3 in AFib. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are many causes of stroke, but if your family memebers have had strokes due to atherosclerosis, diabetes, or high blood pressure, you have a higher chance of stroke due either to hereditary or environmental (lifestyle) issues. Good news is that you can control these factors and beat the odds. ...Read more
My creatinine increased from 1.6 to 2.3 while I had a cold. Will it go back down after the cold subsides. Male, 50 yrs.
I'm so worried. My creatinine increases from .96 to 1.09mg/dl three years ago.Should i be worried?Pls help me.22 y/o male
Stop worrying: You're a grown man now. Creatinine fluctuates a bit from day to day, and this could be the explanation. And it varies with your current degree of muscularity. When i was lifting weights daily, mine ran 1.6-1.7. Why not try to put on some muscle and see if you can't raise it higher? It's a mistake to look just at a lab value apart from the person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i worry if my creatinine increased from 1.09mg last and a half months to 1.1mg/dl?Im doing aerobic exercise 3x/wk.Im not that mascular.So worry
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