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Doctor insights on: Low Creatine Clearance

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I have adpkd 24 y/o and trying to gain muscle. My creatine clearance is 87ml/min BUN and creatinine are normal. How much protein can I take in grams?

I have adpkd 24 y/o and trying to gain muscle.  My creatine clearance is 87ml/min BUN and creatinine are normal.  How much protein can I take in grams?

As you wish: There is no limit on how much protein you can eat. Some cowboy cultures have lived on nothing but meat and suffered no bad effects. Just because some sick people must restrict protein (or gluten, or beer, or many other things) doesn't mean it's wise for you. You do need to know that more than 1 gm of protein daily per pound you weigh is probably wasted even for bodybuilding. ...Read more

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What could cause low creatine isoenzymes?

Don't worry: Creatine kinase levels require clinical correlation. Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthy folks arbitrarily fall outside. Low CK is never a concern. ...Read more

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Is it possible that if my creatine becomes low, my dialysis, (2×week) can be lessened?

Is it possible that if my creatine becomes low, my dialysis, (2×week) can be lessened?

Reduced dialysis: Your question can best be answered by your nephrologist (n) as your n knows you best of all. Have you asked your n your question? If not, please do so for a meaningful answer. ...Read more

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Doctors, do you think I can die from not having creatine in the body? How can I know if it's too low?

Doctors, do you think I can die from not having creatine in the body? How can I know if it's too low?

Creatine: absolutely not - dont worry about it - you dont need extra creatine and you don need to measure it. In March 2015, a study published by the British Journal of Cancer found that men using supplements containing creatine may have a higher risk of getting testicular cancer . ...Read more

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C3c low phospherous 1.8 creatine .88 bun 11calcium9.5 c3c 59 does that mean glomerneuphritis?

C3c low phospherous 1.8 creatine .88 bun 11calcium9.5  c3c 59 does that mean glomerneuphritis?

Lab is not a disease: You do not give us enough data. What you are describing is a normal creatinine (not creatine, i assume), BUN and calcium. Levels are normal. Levels also depend on the specific method used by the laboratory. Can't rule gn in or out without mre data. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of low serum creatine kinase? level is 26 iu/L?

What can be the cause of low serum creatine kinase? level is 26 iu/L?

Means nothing: Reference ranges are set so that several percent of healthies fall outside on either end. Stop worrying. Ask your physician about what kind of aerobic fitness would be right for you. ...Read more

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What are the remedies of high creatine level in blood and what is the effect of low creatine level in blood... Is it dangerous or not?

What are the remedies of high creatine level in blood and what is the effect of low creatine level in blood... Is it dangerous or not?

Depends on cause: High creatinine is usually due to kidney failure, acute or chronic and treatment depends on the cause and severity of failure. Low creatinine is not dangerous unless it is due severe muscle disease. See these sites for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/kidney-failure/ds00280 http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001503/. ...Read more