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Treatment For High Creatinine Level
How dangerous is high createnine level associated with pneumonia for a 73 yr old person? He has stopped taking any food. Today after 4 days of treatment his creatnine level shoot up to 9 from 4
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the max. Permissable creatinine level before stopping highly successful chemo treatment on the eve of complete tumor response.
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?
Creatinine level is 12.6. Can this be brought down? Can it be a case of acute renal failure and things get back to normal after some treatment?
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
My grandmother (age 70) has s.creatinine level 5.71, right sided pyelonephritis and ureteritis. Pls suggest treatment for the same. Is dialysis needed?
Cannot: Whether or not your grandmother requires dialysis depends in part upon whether the serum creatinine level you report was due to renal failure or dehydration during acute infection. If she has pyelonephritis a lengthy course of antibiotics against the causative organism is necessary. Need far more info. Why not discuss with her doctors? ...Read more
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