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My father has a creatinine level of 1.3 .Usually ranges b/n 1.2 -1.5. Urea around 40..He manages diet so he always stays in this range.I s he normal?

My father has a creatinine level of 1.3 .Usually ranges b/n 1.2 -1.5. Urea around 40..He manages  diet so he always stays in this range.I s he normal?

Needs evaluation: His creatinine and urea are higher than normal and suggest early renal insufficiency. It would be prudent to see a nephrologist to ascertain the disease process and to keep it from getting worse. ...Read more

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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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What is a normal level of creatinine for a male over 50 that has one kidney?

Normal creatinine: One's serum creatinine level is dependent on one's age, body weight, race and sex. To get an exact idea of how kidney is functioning, you need to have a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance done. See a neprhologist to have this done to see how well your one kidney is working. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have an elevated creatinine level if you only have one kidney?

Is it normal to have an elevated creatinine level if you only have one kidney?

See below: No one kidney is enough if it is normal to maintain a normal creatinine make certain you are not dehydrated and repeat the test. ...Read more

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My uncle has high level of creatinine and one kidney works 25 pct and the other at 50 pct. He is 78. Any trestment suggestions?

My uncle has high level of creatinine and one kidney works 25 pct and the other at 50 pct. He is 78. Any trestment suggestions?

Control and prevent.: Treatment is aimed at controlling the underlying disease which is causing his dysfunction ( diabetes, hypertension, etc.) and in preventing further damage to the kidneys by avoiding any kidney toxic medications and in potentially taking appropriate medications such as angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors. Sounds like you have already talked to someone about this. ...Read more

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How much does creatinine blood level fluctuate in time in one person, within a year? What everything can influence it?

Creatinine level : Should remain stable in a year or long period of time. It gets worse or increases in value when there's kidney problem, dehydration, adverse effects of hypertension, diabetes, medications, IV contrast dyes, creatinine products, autoimmune conditions, muscle breakdown/rhabdomyolysis, heart/liver or kidney failure etc. http://www.livestrong.com/creatinine-serum/. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my S.Creatinine level rises from 1.02 mg/dl to 1.12 mg/dl in one months time if ANA is positive?

Follow it: Your history gives me no reason to think you have lupus. You might have taken ibuprofen, put on some extra muscle, or otherwise gotten your creatinine up for some reason. I trust your urinalysis is normal. I'd urge you to stay fit and not fret over small changes in lab values. ...Read more

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My father had a radical nephrectomy 3 years back. He lost one kidney. Recently tests shown his creatinine level 2.0. Not diabetic. How to lower down?

Follow-up: If dad is a well-muscled man (which raises creatinine well above "normal range" for today's couch potatoes) and we already know why he lost half his nephrons, this may not be an issue. I trust he is being followed up and that folks are watching for focal-segmental glomerulosclerosis / hyperfiltration lesion that's fairly common in kidneys that lose their partner. Don't try to treat a lab value. ...Read more

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Is muscular exercising to strengthen arms and legs in someone with one kidney, creatinine 1.49 & eGFR 42 harmful because it may increase creat.level?

Is muscular exercising to strengthen arms and legs in someone with one kidney, creatinine 1.49 & eGFR 42 harmful because it may increase creat.level?

No: It's good for you. In fact, if you're working out and feeling okay at age 68 with a creatinine of 1.49, I seriously doubt you have anything wrong with your kidneys beyond a bit of age-related wear-and-tear, or any reason to be concerned. When I was lifting daily as a young doctor, my creatinine ran 1.6-1.7. Hit the gym and treasure the time there. ...Read more

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My height is 6'3" & weight is 100.3 kgs where as my creatinine level is 1.9, is it ok? If its not how to control it?

My height is 6'3" & weight is 100.3 kgs where as my creatinine level is 1.9, is it ok? If its not how to control it?

Seems a bit high,,: You are a big man, and your creatinine can be higher due to a large proportion of muscle mass in your body which is likely since you are large. It may also be higher from impaired renal function, and other lab readings, like BUN (blood urinary nitrogen), and sodium would indicate this, along with symptoms like edema or swelling in extremities. See your doctor for a complete work-up to be sure. ...Read more

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My creatinine level is 1.7mg/dl is it normal ?

Maybe: When I was lifting weights every day, mine ran 1.6-1.7. If you're not a fitness buff, think about stopping any medications you don't really needs -- especially NSAIDs -- and getting it repeated. ...Read more

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My creatinine level is 1.5 should I be worried?

See below: Please get a urine analysis also. Lab should also mention egfr value. Creatinine 1.5 is slightly on the high side. ...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

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My creatinine level is 1.33 and i want to lower it naturally. How do I go about it?

Don't Rx a lab: As your age, and especially if you're still fairly athletic and decently-muscled, this could well be normal for you. Life's difficult enough without trying to treat lab values. You're not a kidney patient unless there's other evidence of kidney troubles (inability to concentrate urine, abnormal urinalysis, significant proteinuria). ...Read more

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What stage and how dangerous or non dangerous is it if my Creatinine level is 1. 68 ?

Depends: An elevated creatinine cannot be interpreted by itself. A physician needs to know more about how long it has been elevated and more about your medical history to be able to comment. In order to determine stage of chronic kidney disease, the glomerular filtration rate must be calculated (creatinine is only a part of this calculation). ...Read more

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33 year old husbands blood creatinine level is 1.18( ref. Range is 0.50-1.20). Is this on the high end of normal, and should we be worried?

Creatinine of 1.18: You should ask your physician for her thoughts on your husband's creatinine (c) level. It is still normal and would be nice to know if were the same level last year, or if it were increasing. At this level, in the absence of an increase c level, i would speak to his physician and not be too concerned. If it is increasing see a nephrologist for better management of it. ...Read more

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I on metosartan 50 mg for 2 years for overleft ventricular entropy. creatinine level is 1.2 against 0.9 a year ago. is this a cause for concern ?

NO: Not a cause for serious concern. The Metosartan can cause this elevation of your creatinine, and it is still in normal limits. You should repeat the test in about three months and see if there is a trend. DO NOT PANIC... ...Read more

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My serum creatinine level is 1.18 for the range 0.6 - 1.5 is it normal?

My serum creatinine level is 1.18 for the range 0.6 - 1.5 is it normal?

Yes: Serum creatinine varies with muscularity. When i was lifting weights every day, mine ran 1.6-1.7. That's fine given my lifestyle. Stop worrying about individual lab tests especially if your physician isn't concerned. Best wishes. ...Read more