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Doctor insights on: Treatment For High Creatinine Level

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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 a treatment for high creatinine other than dialysis?

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

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?

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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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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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