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My blood test report showed egfr as 72ml and creatinine level as 1.38mg. Worried that my egfr is low for my age. How to increase egfr or is it normal?

My blood test report showed egfr as 72ml and creatinine level as 1.38mg. Worried that my egfr is low for my age. How to increase egfr or is it normal?

Kidney insufficiency: On the surface, these blood test results suggest a significant degree of impairment of the function of your kidneys. This needs to be our first presumption, unfortunately. You need to follow up with your doctor for blood testing, urine testing and ultrasound to start. ...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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What is the normal creatinine level?

What is the normal creatinine level?

Between 0.5-1.2: The typical reference ranges for serum creatinine are 0.5 to 1.0 mg/dl for women and 0.7 to 1.2 mg/dl for men. Look for refernce values from the particular lab. ...Read more

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105 creatinine level is it normal im female?

Creatine: This is used to test for kidney health. Normal values are 45-90 for women. It is a little high and your doctor should confirm the results. Please see your md. Men have higher numbers due to larger muscle mass. ...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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Is creatinine 1.3 normal for female age 48 years?

Is creatinine 1.3 normal for female age 48 years?

Elevated: Speak with your doctor about this level. It is important to figure out if you were dehydrated when the labs were drawn. If this is so drink more water and reheck you level. Consider increasing the fluids without caffeine especially on days you exercise. Avoid all the protein drinks and supplements many athletes take. If no improvement consider seeing a nephrologist and control your diabetes. ...Read more

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How to bring creatinine level to normal from 2.9?

How to bring creatinine level to normal from 2.9?

High creatinine: You need to see a nephrologist to find out what is causing your elevated creatinine (c) level. The c level is dependent on age, sex, race and weight. Causes of an elevated creatinine are obstruction of the outflow of urine, kidney and drugs that cause renal problems. Go to a nephro, have a 24 hour urine collection for c clearance and protein, have a renal ultrasound and blood work to get a plan. ...Read more

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Please describe the normal creatinine level for me?

Please describe the normal creatinine level for me?

Depends: Normal serum creatinine ranges from 0.7- 1.5 mg /dl in many labs, however one should review the normal range in their lab report. Creatinine is a byproduct of muscle metabolism and is excreted by the kidneys. High serum creatinine generally indicate kidney damage.High levels can be seen in muscle damage, people who consume creatine supplements.Review the lab report with md. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my CREATININE LEVEL is always 118 or 119 uMOL/L? The normal range is 50-120. For the 8th time, my CREA is always 119.

Could just be you: Reference ranges are set for couch-potatoes and if you're a well-muscled man, you'll have creatinine high, often above the "normal". And ranges are set arbitrarily to have a few percent of healthies outside on either end. Keep managing your hypertension and don't worry so much about creatinine. ...Read more

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Last September 15, my CREATININE is 81.54 uMOL/L. The normal range is 50.0--120.0. This November 9, my CREATININE LEVEL is 124.53. Unsafe?

Last September 15, my CREATININE is 81.54 uMOL/L. The normal range is 50.0--120.0. This November 9, my CREATININE LEVEL is 124.53. Unsafe?

Here are some. ..: Some fluctuation in the report of a test result may fluctuate reflecting the time of testing and exercise; I would not overly concern such with no practical need to often repeat testing it as long as you've been living healthy and well. Besides, your profile seems suggesting some personal trait of obsession, which needs to be modified & balanced so to live a longer happier life. Of course, ask Doc ...Read more

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For 9 times, my CREATININE level is 119 uMOL/L. The normal range is 50-120. However, yesterday my CREATININE is 81.54. What does this mean?

Decreased muscle.: Low blood levels of creatinine are not common, but they are also not usually a cause for concern. They can be seen with conditions that result in decreased muscle mass. ...Read more

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What is a normal creatinine level after using no-xplode?

Higher: This product contains creatine which is metabolised into creatinine. Thus for a short time the creatinine level may be higher. This should be of no clinical consequence, the creatine may provide a short, easily extinguished increase in muscle strenght. ...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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Once your blood creatinine level goes up can it ever return to a normal level again?

Yes: Pre renal azotemia, a rise in BUN and creatinine caused by fluid depletion is easily corrected with hydration.

Other causes respond to time and more complex remedies. Ocassionally just stopping a medication leads to dramatic improvement. Your physician can guide you through this. ...Read more

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When are creatinine levels changed to ' adult ' reference range. Is it normal for 14 yr olds creatinine level to be put on adults range?

See below: Around the age of 12 creatinine levels for adults are applied to children.
See this site for more info:
http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/2054342-overview ...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?

No: But he probably does not drink enough water. It is important to drink 64 ounces of water (not counting soda or coffee or other fluid) each day. If he would drink that much water consistently his creatinine would probably come down! ...Read more

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My creatinine level is 105 im pregnant is it normal? Thank u

Please recheck: A creatinine of 105 doesn't make much sense, could you recheck your lab work and clarify the units? Normal limits should be given on your lab results, check those first. ...Read more

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I have Creatinine level of 1.2, normal BUN, GFR of 56, I'm 31, prolacton level of 82. Any suggestions?

Um, those are: Not necessarily abnormal. Prolactin has more significance if it is sky high (it isn't). The others at most would probalby indicate a bit of dehydration. ...Read more

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What is a normal urine creatinine level?

No such thing: We don't publish a reference range as people would worry. The more muscle mass you have, the more creatinine you put out daily. The level in turn is also a function of how much water you drink -- whether the urine is concentrated or dilute. And there's no illness for which increased or decreased production is a marker. If you do find a published range, ignore it. ...Read more

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What's the normal level of serum creatinine?

S. Creatinine: 0.6-1.3 mg./DL in adult males, and 0.5-1.1 in adult females. ...Read more

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Is a creatinine level of 1.7 high for a hypertensive man aged 75y?

Yes: The upper limit of normal is about 1.2. You should discuss this with your doctor to prevent further damage to your kidney. ...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