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Doctor insights on: Treatment For High Creatinine Kinase

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Are creatinine kinase levels elevated during weight lifting?

Are creatinine kinase levels elevated during weight lifting?

Yes: Creatinine kinase can be high after a vigorous exercise routine. Maintaining good hydration is important to clear it from the body. ...Read more

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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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Is there treatment for phosphorylase and kinase deficiency?

Is there treatment for phosphorylase and kinase deficiency?

Not really: This is one of the glycogen storage diseases. Avoiding fasting and keeping food intake even, steady and moderate may make things easier. ...Read more

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Do injured thighs, heart and chest have treatment also my creatine kinase is 412?

Do injured thighs, heart and chest have treatment also my creatine kinase is 412?

Clinical context: If you've had an injury to the muscle of your chest / thighs, you creatine kinase is likely to go way up -- even if it's just a deep muscle bruise. Your physician has ways of spotting heart damage which needs more aggressive treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Creatine kinase vs creatinine, is there a difference between them?

Creatine kinase vs creatinine, is there a difference between them?

Yes: Creatine kinase is a muscle enzyme that is measured to assess heart damage (the mb isoenzyme form) or skeletal muscle damage (the mm isoenzyme). Creatinine is an endogenous peptide, present in everyone, that is cleared by the kidneys and is measured in clinical practice to estimate kidney function. ...Read more

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I have a blood value for creatinine kinase of 298 u/l. Is that unhealthy or is it normal when doing workouts a few times a week?

Creatinine kinase: This is okay as long as you don't have severe pain. Ck is considered significant when the value is 10 times upper limit of normal. ...Read more

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Bun is 28, creatinine 1.16. Egfr 61. Healthy 35 yr old caucasian female. Only problem is benign fasciculations x1 year. Normal creat kinase. Why?

Stop worrying: I am going to assume that you feel well and are asking why your estimated GFR is lowish and your BUN a bit high. I like to eat protein and my BUN is always high. Are you athletic? When i was lifting daily my creatinine was 1.6-1.7; or a Motrin tablet or minimal kidney disease may be raising yours. I suggest repeat in a year and stop fretting over a number in the meantime. ...Read more

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What causes creatinine kinase levels to rise with muscle weakness?

What causes creatinine kinase levels to rise with muscle weakness?

Damage to muscle: The correct term is creatine kinase (ck). Creatinine is something else. Useful to know: most "muscle" weakness is actually caused by nerve, not muscle, malfunction. True muscle weakess: myocytes (muscle cells) contain lots of the enzyme ck. Low levels are found in blood normally. Damage to myocyte cell membranes from a variety of causes causes leakage of ck into the blood. Recovery->normalization. ...Read more

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Collar bone pain, swelling. X-ray, CT scan nl. Labs for sed rate, cpk, creatinine kinase, CBC all nl. Pcp, pain dr stumped. Any ideas or suggestions?

Collar bone pain, swelling. X-ray, CT scan nl. Labs for sed rate, cpk, creatinine kinase, CBC  all nl. Pcp, pain dr stumped. Any ideas or suggestions?

Do you lift weights?: If you lift weights (benchpress), that might be the culprit. The muscles and ligaments that attach to the collarbone are shown in the diagram. If your pain is at one of these places, you likely have a strain from lifting. If you've fallen on your outstretched arm, the same thing can happen. Also, ask your doctor about osteonecrosis (dying bone due to lack of blood supply). Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for high creatinine other than dialysis?

Treat the cause: Kidney disease is the most likely cause of high creatinine. Treating obstruction of the urinary tract, infection of the kidneys and possible drug damage or autoimmune diseases like lupus need to be considered before committing to life long dialysis. A discussion with your doctor is needed. You need to be certain that you need dialysis in order to tolerate the life style changes coming to you. ...Read more

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What exactly is the treatment of high blood urea and creatinine in ayurveda?

What exactly is the treatment of high blood urea and creatinine in ayurveda?

Adjunct only: If you truly have renal disease, evidenced by a seriously and consistently elevated BUN and creatinine, then your focus needs to be on scientific, modern, evidence-based treatment that will keep you off dialysis / transplant service. You're welcome to use the ancient plant-based medicines as adjuncts but keep your nephrologist informed. ...Read more

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Creatinine increases from 1.0 to 1.5 in last 4 months. Stabilizes around 1.6 (2.0 with arb). ANA positive only u1rnp elevated. Possible treatment?

You need renal eval: You need to see a nephrologist because this increase in creatinine needs to be clarified. You also need to discuss this with your rheumatologist since the U1RNP can be associated with SLE which can involve the Kidneys or overlap MCTD which is less likely to involve teh kidneys ...Read more

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Help please! is dialysis the only treatment for high serum creatanine?

Help please! is dialysis the only treatment for high serum creatanine?

High creatinine: Before one starts dialysis, a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance is done to quantify one's glomerular filtration rate (gfr). If the GFR is. ...Read more

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Which treatment, therapy, and/or medication do doctors prescribe to lower creatinine levels?

It depends: The cause needs to be evaluated. If the creatinine is only mildly elevated then no treatment may be needed. See a nephrologist. ...Read more

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What should be the normal level of sr creatinine in case of unilateral kidney? What shoul be the line of treatment if it is 2.6?

What should be the normal level of sr creatinine in case of unilateral kidney? What shoul be the line of treatment if it is 2.6?

Creatinine of 2.6?: If you have one kidney, with a creatinine of 2.6, you have chronic kidney disease. What's it due to and how well your kidney is working is not yet known. See a nephrologist (n) for a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance, protein, have some blood work taken and get a renal ultrasound of your sole kidney. Once these data are in, the n can give your an accurate assessment of your kidney's status. ...Read more

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My CKD got cured&creatinine level is back to 1.5from 7.3 after8months of homeopathy treatment.Dr asked2 be on treatment for6more months.Is homeo safe?

Why do u ask now?: If it improved your kidney function and you have no new symptoms, why are you asking that now? Tell your homeopath your concerns and what follow up you should expect. ...Read more

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