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Rising Creatinine Levels Causes
How high?: When I was lifting weights every day, my creatinine was usually 1.7 mg/dl, and elite bodybuilders have up to 2.0 or so. This is perfectly healthy. Simply being dehydrated or popping a little too much Motrin can up the creatinine enough to get noticed, or serious kidney disease can be the cause. Don't treat a lab value -- your physician can determine the big picture. ...Read more
Should I be concerned about my rising creatinine levels? In 3 years my values have went. 67, . 88 to now 1.1. My gfr is 62.
Yes: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, Your gfr is abnormally low and you should consult a doctor. ...Read more
My 2 year old had labwork yesterday and her creatinine level was 0.26 with a listed standard range of 0.30 to 0.70. Is this a cause for concern?
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My creatinine levels are low. In dec it was 0.38 and this month it's 0.33. What could cause this? Is this a cause for concern? I had a baby 8 mo. Ago
Would losing 12 pounds on an already petite woman and dramatically decreasing protein cause BUN creatinine level to drop from 15 to 6 in 3 months?
Loss of muscle mass:
In addition to losing fat, you are losing muscle mass and that is reflected in the drop in creatinine. You may wish to increase your protein intake and exercise.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, 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. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
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What could cause a creatinine level to rise to 1.6 when it has always been normal. I am a 57 year old male well maintained diabetic with a 5.9 a1c?
Possible dehydration: It depends on what time interval you are talking about, to a certain extent. If it was 2 years since your last test, it may be natural progression of diabetic kidney disease. But if it was just recently, there is a reasonable chance you were somewhat dehydrated. Either way you should discuss this with your primary, and get the labs monitored carefully, or start a work up for kidney disease ...Read more
What can can cause creatinine levels to creatinine urine 200 a year ago. 64 now. Micro albumin 136 Micro albumin creatinine 211 before 1st 21 2nd 10
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Slow steady rising blood creatinine levels. 1.07, 1.11, 1.15 and 1.20 within 16 mos. 50 male non diabetic. GP says normal. Should I be worried?
What causes extreme low ferrittin levels and reduced RBC distribution, low creatinine levels? . CBC said to be normal, but high MCHC, all other norm
I am 49 year old male in good general. A recent blood test showed bun level at 27 and creatinine level at 1.4. Should I be concerned? What are possible causes?
What are the causes of and how can the levels be reduced of serum creatinine, serum alkaline phosphatase?
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